A few feature highlights in Windows 10

Windows 10 ExperienceWindows 10 is designed to please both touch and mouse users. It’s also designed to be intuitive for users of both Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, incorporating the “best of both worlds” to enhance your experience and help you be more productive. It is the modern way to work and here is a glimpse of just a few of the feature highlights:

The Start menu is back, putting all your apps, settings, and files just a few keystrokes, clicks or taps away.

Cortana, your personal digital assistant, helps make things easier for you and keeps you up to date.

Microsoft Edge, the new browser in Windows 10, is designed to deliver a better web experience.

It’s also easier to find and switch among open apps, keep them organized, resize and reposition them, keep track of notifications, and access frequently used system settings.

The Start menu is back!

By popular demand, Windows 10 brings back the familiar Windows desktop and Start Windows 10 Start Menumenu from Windows 7. The Start menu is enhanced with resizable tiles and new capabilities to help you be more productive. From the Start menu, you can:

  • Lock your computer, change your account settings, or sign out.
  • Quickly access your apps (both traditional Win32 and modern), documents, pictures and settings 
  • Shut down your computer, restart it, or put it to sleep.
  • Search for apps, settings, and files, and search across the web.
  • Immediately launch advanced system tools such as Power Options and Disk Management.

What can Cortana do?

Cortana can search the web, find things on your PC, show you the local news and weather, and provide reminders based on time or location. Cortana even adapts her behavior to your device, using your Microsoft account to help you out across all your Windows 10 devices. When you’re on your phone, interaction will generally be brief. And when you’re on your PC, Cortana can help deliver steady periods of productivity. Of course, you’re always in control of what she knows and what she manages on your behalf.

Some things you can say to Cortana include:Windows 10 Cortana

  • When is the next Seahawks game?
  • What is the weather forecast for Portland on Friday?
  • What is the current Microsoft stock price?
  • Remind me to go for a walk in 30 minutes.
  • Tell me a joke.
  • Sing me a song.

Cortana even adapts her behavior to your device, using your Microsoft account to help you out across all your Windows 10 devices. When you’re on your phone, interaction will generally be brief. And when you’re on your PC, Cortana can help deliver steady periods of productivity. Of course, you’re always in control of what she knows and what she manages on your behalf.

Introducing Microsoft Edge

Windows 10 BrowsingMicrosoft Edge, the new browser in Windows 10, is designed to deliver a better web experience. It’s fast, compatible, and built for the modern web—designed to work the way you do and help you get things done through easy sharing, reading, discovery, and more.

When you want to search for something , there’s no need to go to a website. Enter your search in the address bar, and you’ll get search suggestions and results from the web, your browsing history,and your favorites—right on the spot.

 

There is so much more to enhance your Windows experience. Learn how in this free 20 Windows 10 Tips and Tricks eBook.

 

 

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Mary is the CEO of LAN Systems. She is an electrical engineer who feels her greatest strength is the ability to connect with people. LAN Systems provides IT managed services and solutions to growing companies and non-profit organizations. You can contact Mary at mary@lansystems.com.

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