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Windows 10 Vs. Windows 8: 10 Differences

Microsoft recently released a preview of Windows 10. The new OS looks to unify the user experience across different platforms, but how does it compare to Windows 8?
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A Single OS For All Devices

Microsoft Windows 10 enables users to have a seamless experience regardless of the device used. A new feature called 'One' changes the Web layout of Microsoft programs according to the usage of the device. It automatically adjusts display and layout, providing a tablet-friendly experience with bigger icons when appropriate, a smartphone-friendly experience for smaller screens, and a traditional experience for desktop, oriented for keyboard and mouse use. This feature makes Windows 10 more intelligent in detecting and responding when users switch a 2-in-1 device -- like Microsoft Surface -- between tablet and laptop modes.

(Image: Blogs.windows.com)

A Single OS For All Devices

Microsoft Windows 10 enables users to have a seamless experience regardless of the device used. A new feature called "One" changes the Web layout of Microsoft programs according to the usage of the device. It automatically adjusts display and layout, providing a tablet-friendly experience with bigger icons when appropriate, a smartphone-friendly experience for smaller screens, and a traditional experience for desktop, oriented for keyboard and mouse use. This feature makes Windows 10 more intelligent in detecting and responding when users switch a 2-in-1 device -- like Microsoft Surface -- between tablet and laptop modes.

(Image: Blogs.windows.com)

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3/20/2015 | 9:39:04 AM
Windows 10 - So what?
Either it's the presentation or the features, but none of this thrills. The feeling is that of the "knowledge worker"  still back there in the 1990s. Still a DOS-based product, perhaps MSFT needs to really reinvent the wheel and move away from DOS. Maybe not. Or at least get it to do something unique. 

Enterprises used to like these new releases. Then they became expensive and hard to integrate. And there are other ways to work now.
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