Windows 10

Windows 10 will come on flash drives

All of you out there awaiting the official release of Microsoft’s Windows 10, here’s more news, as the countdown to the July 29, 2015 starts. The OS will now be available on a flashdrive, so no more dependance on a DVD. Also, Amazon had started booking pre-orders from today.

Reports: Forbes, Ars Technica, Business Insider

Microsoft outs the various editions of upcoming Windows 10

Software company Microsoft is going public with its list of Windows 10 planned SKUs, or editions. Not counting the 3 embedded/Internet of Things (IoT) versions, there will be 6 Windows 10 SKUs – Home, Mobile, Pro, Enterprise, Education & Mobile Enterprise, according to a blog post from Windows Marketing chief Tony Prophet.

Reports: Yahoo Tech, The Verge, The Inquistir, AnandTech

Windows 10 to be launched in 190 countries, will be free upgrade – updated

The anouncement was made today at the Windows Hardware Engineering Community (WinHEC) summit by Terry Myerson, Executive Vice President of Windows, Microsoft Corp.

Windows 10 – truly moving beyond the password

Microsoft’s new version of Windows 10 will support the next version of the fingerprint reader Fast Identification Online (FIDO). Which means, third parties can build in an extra layer of security into a PC or phone. FIDO can replace passwords completely. Moving beyond the password is where Microsoft’s Windows is headed.

Reports: CBS News, Engadget, Gizmodo