On January 21st 2015 Microsoft held an Event in Redmond which they Webcast. They wanted to give an update on the progress being made on Windows 10. I had received word of the event through the Windows Insider Program I was expecting a quick update but what ensued was more enlightening and more exciting than
Supporting multiple hardware platforms gives Microsoft an obivious advantage but also brings us users some excellent benefits. Imagine being able to pick up a device and have the same user interface and smarts at your disposal. The image below shows a view of Windows 10 running on a Smart Phone next to a Laptop/Desktop PC.
I myself loved XP, finally made the jump to Win 7, not so happy with Windows 8. Primarily I suspect as I am born of the MS DOS era and moving to Mouse and Pointer was a major change in the way I interacted with my trusty PC. Moving to touch in Windows 8 was
For you guys like me that haven’t ever used a Windows Phone and are not aquainted with Cortana let me introduce you… She is Microsoft’s Voice Activated Personal Digital Assistant. Very similar to Google’s Voice Search or Apples Jiri. Powered by the Bing Search engine, when demonstrated the tool appeared slick and responsive. I am
With Windows 10 Microsoft has taken a number applications it deems as core to the supported client devices and developed a number of Universal Applications. I suspect these applications will either operate better or won’t operate at all unless you have subscribed to an underlying Cloud service such as OneDrive. Some of these services will