Microsoft Threshold event started and as expected the technology giant have announced its next version of the windows operating system i.e Window 10. The successor to Windows 8 will officially be known as Windows 10.
Microsoft’s Executive Vice President of Operating System, Terry Myerson announced the name, after saying Windows operating system is used by more then 1.5 billion people.
Windows is at a Threshold and now it’s time for a new Windows,” Terry Myerson said at the event. “It wouldn’t be right to call it Windows 9.
Microsoft Corporation will take back start menu in its next version of Windows operating system and its here. Windows 10 will have start menu, the virtual desktops feature, a flatter user interface, the Notification Center and even Cortana integration. also with an improved CMD and much more.
The OS preview which was released as leak earlier was same at the event also. The technical preview version this latest windows operating system for public will soon available. The next version of Windows Operating System is widely expected to arrive sometime next year in 2015.
Before announcing the new windows version name, Terry Myerson trolled everyone by saying it would be called Windows One. Since Microsoft Windows 1 has already been released though, the company chose to go with Windows 10. He did promise, however, that Windows 10 would work on all types of devices (computers, smartphones, tablets, and of course the Internet of Things):
One product family. One platform. One store.
Start menu will have tiles features and users can resize it as they want. More interesting thing is that, you can make a web search without opening the browser.
Source : The Hacking Post