Windows 10 to make a grand debut

|July 15, 2015 0

MUMBAI, INDIA: Microsoft’s latest operating system is getting a grand welcome.

The software major has made a slew of announcements coinciding with the launch of Windows 10 on July 29.

For instance, Microsoft has planned special events in 13 cities including New Delhi in India, Beijing, Sydney, Tokyo, London, Sao Paolo, and New York, especially to pay a tribute to the enthusiasts who took part in a Windows software test period.

                                 

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Yusuf Mehdi, Microsoft executive confirmed the development in his blog, “We will celebrate the unprecedented role our biggest fans-more than five million Windows Insiders. These celebrations will offer hands-on opportunities, experiential demos, entertainment and opportunities to meet the Windows team.”

Secondly, Microsoft will invest $10 million to support non-profit groups such as the Malala Fund, CARE, Code.org, Special Olympics, and The Nature Conservancy.

“Windows 10 is going to usher in this new era of more personal computing. We couldn’t be more excited, three weeks away from launch. It is not just the technology but what Windows means for this ecosystem is what is driving us,” Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft, said in his keynote address at the Microsoft Partner Conference.

“The natural interaction is going to be a unique capability of this one operating system. We will also lead the way in the management and security of Windows devices,” he said.

Meanwhile, the company has already announced that the Windows 10 software will come as a free upgrade to users of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 in 190 countries.

Windows 10 will come pre-installed on Microsoft-compatible computers and tablets from July 29 and will be available for purchase later in the year.

The company has claimed that it wants to see Windows 10 installed in a billion devices around the world by 2018.

Windows 10 boasts a common base on which developers will be able to build apps that work on smart phones, tablets, PCs and desktops, and even Xbox.

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