20 Features Of Window 10 Operating System

Introduction

 
Windows 10 is the new Microsoft Windows Operating System and successor to the Windows 8 (and Windows 8.1) Operating System. It is a familiar and flexible computer operating system like Windows 7 with the Start menu developed by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems.
 

Features of Windows 10

 
Windows 10 released with mostly positive reviews upon its original announcement in July 2015; detractors praised Microsoft's decision to downplay user-interface mechanics introduced by Windows 8 (including the full-screen apps and Start screen). Here are the best features of the operating system.
 

It's free

 
One of the best new growth in Windows 10 is that it is completely free to upgrade. Microsoft made this declare at its January event in Redmond. The steady has said it will be available at no charge for the first year for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 users. It will also be free if you are still running Windows 7.
 

Start Menu

 
As we know that previous to the January meeting, Windows 10 will mark the return of the much-loved Start Menu. In the latest build shown, it has some updated graphics and can optionally go full-screen. In this feature half of the menu looks pretty much like it did in Windows 7 but there's the clear addition of Live Tiles.
  
start menu 
 

Snap Assist helps you snap windows

 
A new feature is Snap Assist that helps users work out, you need to do is to drag the title bar to the edge of the screen. Snap has been already available in previous versions of windows, but some features have been added.

Drag the title bar to the edge top of the screen maximum window.
 
You can drag the left or right edge of the screen to snap the application to the right or left.
 
 Snap Assist helps you snap windows 
 

Cortana

 
Cortana is a new feature of Windows 10. It is a voice-activated personal associate. We can use it to set reminders, get weather forecasts, tell you jokes, send an email, find files, and search the Internet and so on. The digital associate, that rivals Google Now, has been available on Windows Phone for a while will come to PCs and tablets. To get started, type a question in the search box on the taskbar. Or select the microphone icon and talk to Cortana.
 
Cortana
 
Here are some things we can say to Cortana:
  • Tell me a joke
  • Where are you from?
  • How old are you?
  • What's happening this weekend?
  • What’s going on in your life?
  • What’s up?

Command Prompt

 
This is the new feature of the command prompt is now getting keyboard shortcut, which is copy/past on your command prompt. Specially, you can now use Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V in the Command Prompt. The previous version has not this feature.
 
cmd
 

Settings App vs. Control Panel

 
In the start menu of the setting option, you can take straight to the new setting app that is involved from the PC setting app on windows 8. This is a more user-friendly way to arrange your computer. However, it does not contain every system. The old control panel window is still included. It’s also available in the old control panel window.
 
Settings App vs. Control Panel
 

Xbox app and streaming

 
Microsoft developed the Xbox app for game streaming to Windows 10 back in January; we can meet up with friends online, see what your friends are playing. The Xbox app dashboard has been updated to support the new feature; the Xbox one app for Windows 10 is not quite ready yet. This feature allows you to leave your living room and play your favorite Xbox One games anywhere with access to your home network. This is good news for gamers as not only the Xbox One get Windows 10; Windows 10 will come with the Xbox app means although there was no indication of Windows 10 for phones getting it, which has features like the capability to control the Xbox One and a DVR capture for any Windows games.
 
Xbox app and streaming
 

Desktop and Security Improvements

 
There are still many desktop security improvements to do in windows 8, but we have not seen them if we have used windows 7. Microsoft gives the features of upgraded task manager, it’s so easier to what’s requirements resources of your system and even manages a startup program without third party software. Windows 10 includes Windows Defender by default, Window Defender is just changed the version of Microsoft Security Essentials. Window Defender has antivirus protection to safe your system.
 
Desktop and Security Improvements
 

File Explorer

 
File Explorer is also known as Windows Explorer. It has a core part of the operating system. You can use the shortcut “Windows + e” on your keyboard. When file Explore opens, we can access the frequently used folders and recently use files.
 
File Explorer
 
File Explorer
 

Universal apps

 
The universal app is a Windows experience that is made upon the Universal Windows Platform (UWP). It is good news for someone using more than one Windows device. A package of apps with Photos, Videos, Music, Maps, People and Messaging, and Mail and Calendar will look and feel the same across different devices and screen sizes.
 
Universal apps include a lot of backend enhancements for developers that encourage development on Windows Phone and Windows 8. They are not completely the same in terms of code; nor does it mean that developers can just push a button to make those apps on either platform.
 
Universal apps
 

Edge browser

 
Microsoft developed a new web browser called Edge; It gives you new ways to find stuff, read/write on the web. Microsoft edge built with interoperability in mind, according to Microsoft. It’s some feature that includes a reading mode and the ability to annotate, either with a keyboard, pen or a finger. There's also integration with Cortana to provide additional information, for example, when we are on a web page for a restaurant/Hotel Cortana will make a booking and display information such as opening times.
 
Edge browser
 

Best new features in Windows 10

 
Enhancements The new OS is still in active development; the main features and enhancements of Windows 10 are more or less feature-locked and are certain to the announcement within Windows 10 Release to Manufacturing (RTM). Microsoft is making changes suggested by Windows users around the globe. Since Windows 10 runs across all devices, the OS will have unified settings. It means the end of distinct control panel and PC settings.
 
There's also the Action Center now provides notifications and is synchronized across devices. Contact Support Microsoft has added a new feature in window 10 is safety for users who fail to find any they need. Users can contact the Phone or Chat Microsoft Tech Support Team using the Contact Support App, to solve the problem with Internet Explorer Edge, Office, and Xbox. We can chat online on a call.
 
Contact Support
 

Microsoft Money

 
Microsoft Money is a personal finance management software program from Microsoft. It has capabilities for viewing bank account balance, tracking expenses and creating budgets.
 
Microsoft Money
 

Phone Companion

 
Microsoft announced a special type of phone companion app for window 10 that strategy to understand smartphone owners to gap between there handset and computer. The phone companion app works like a hub (center) to download apps like Skype, Outlook, and Xbox Music, etc.
 
Phone Companion
 

Windows Phone

 
Windows 10 has launched but yet it does not get on your phone. It can’t say that Windows Phone 10 as the new operating system will run phones, tablets and you’re PCs. Windows Phone is near as Windows 10 will arrive on Windows Phone devices when it launches. Microsoft has given no other name for running it on a smartphone, small tablets, and PCs. It looks much the same as Windows Phone 8 but with tweaks. Action Center is synced with your other devices and the app menu will show recently installed apps at the top. Windows 10 is already here for your computer and we have got all the details you need.
 
Windows Phone
 

HoloLens

 
HoloLens is Microsoft's immersive headset. We discuss one platform, a single binary, a single app that can run across all of these devices." This means it’s futuristic, hologram-generating HoloLens headset. Windows 10 is the first holographic computing platform. A developer can create holographic experiences with a set of APIs in the real world. Microsoft receives the world’s first untethered holographic computer that is doesn't need to connect to a PC to work with the HoloLens.
 
HoloLens
 

Continuum Mode

 
Continuum is a method for Windows to define the hardware, we are always using the optimum interface on the machine. If we are using a desktop or laptop with no touchscreen, then Windows will now know this and present the traditional mouse and keyboard interface. The OS moves easily between laptop/ desktop (keyboard/mouse) and tablet (touch) usage modes automatically. It will do this if it detects the loss or addition of a keyboard.
 
Continuum Mode
 

Alarms and Clock

 
Microsoft announced some new system apps with new designs and features in the table. We detail what’s new in the Alarms and Clock apps which seem to have grown significant improvements.
 
Alarms and Clock
 
We start with the new alarm app called ‘Clock’ considering all of the new features. The app has four tabs, Alarm, World Clock, Timer, and Stopwatch.
 
Alarms and Clock
 
Alarms and Clock
 
 

Calculator and Maps

 
Microsoft has developed a standard calculator in window 10. As we know that desktop Calculator in window 7 and window 8/8.1 sports a simple interface but it’s very powerful. The new standard style Calculator in Window 10 is well-looking.
 
Calculator and Maps
 
Maps guide for everywhere that finds our voice navigation and turn by turn driving and walking direction.
 
Calculator and Maps
 

Summary

 
In this article you will learn the features of windows 10, Hope you like it.