Windows 10: New Features, Release Date & Beta Preview

The Windows 10 operating system is one of the most anticipated software releases for Windows users in a long time.

You can learn how to watch the Windows 10 live event here, or check back for updates.

Windows 10 New Features

Windows 10 is a free update for Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1. It will be free for the first year.

windows 10 fullsreen start menu

New Full Screen Start Menu

Windows 10 Action Center

Updated Action Center

Cortana On PC

Cortana will now run on a PC

cortana homepage

Cortana will have a homepage (on the left of screen)

cortana can send emails on PCs

Cortana can send emails on PCs

Windows 10 mobile

Windows 10 on mobile looks very much improved

Windows 10 Skype Mobile

Windows 10 can switch between text messages and Skype seamlessly

Windows 10 Phones and Tablets

Windows 10 Phones and Tablets overview

Microsoft Office Tablet

Windows 10 phones and tablets have Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) installed

Universal Apps

Windows will bring universal apps to the Xbox One

Project Spartan

“Project Spartan” will be a new online browser for Windows 10

Xbox App

Xbox App will be on every Windows 10 PC

Windows 10 Release Date

Will update when available

Windows 10 Beta Preview

Developing story

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