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Windows 10 gets major update

Microsoft Windows 10 Threshold 2 update now available
Microsoft Windows 10 update
Microsoft's operating system now gets a smarter Cortana and Xbox One dashboard improvements, as well as various fixes and tweaks.
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Microsoft unleashed yesterday a new update to its notorious operating system. While it was still in testing, this first major update for Windows 10 was known as Threshold 2. The update is available for both PCs and tablets, but Xbox One also got Windows 10 yesterday. Unfortunately, Windows Phone users still have to wait to get their update.

According to the blog post written by Terry Myerson, the highlights of this major Windows 10 update include the following:

  • 30 percent faster boot time on the same device when compared to Windows 7
  • Microsoft Edge with tab preview, sync of settings, Favorites and Reading list across devices, and more
  • Cortana becomes available in Japan, Australia, Canada, and India (both in English)
  • updated XboX One dashboard
  • new colored title bar for desktop apps
  • larger and darker context menus
  • Skype integrated with Messaging and Skype Video apps

Terry Myerson also revealed that Windows 10 is currently running on over 110 million devices, of which 12 million are business PCs. Those still running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 can get this update as part of the Windows 10 upgrade process while users already running Windows 10 will get it according to their Windows Update settings.

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In my early school days, I hated writing and having to make up stories. A decade later, I started to enjoy it. Since then, I published a few offline articles and then I moved to the online space, where I contributed to major websites that are still present online as of 2021 such as Softpedia, Brothersoft, Download3000, but I also wrote for multiple blogs that have disappeared over the years. I've been riding with the Notebookcheck crew since 2013 and I am not planning to leave it anytime soon. In love with good mechanical keyboards, vinyl and tape sound, but also smartphones, streaming services, and digital art.
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Codrut Nistor, 2015-11-13 (Update: 2015-11-13)