Home Technology Windows 10 Anniversary Update is coming. Here’s what’s new.

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With over 350 million devices now running Windows 10, and 135 billion hours of use on Windows 10 since launch, customer satisfaction and customer involvement is higher than any previous versions. Windows 10 anniversary around the corner, Microsoft announced the next big thing- Windows 10 Upgrade to its users with exciting new features.

Windows 10 Anniversary update- all new features

The Anniversary Update will help people be more productive, stay safer online – and of course, have fun. Together, the Anniversary Update brings different innovations and improvements to consumers and enterprises.

Windows on your tip


Windows Ink, available for the first time in the Anniversary Update, brings the writing you do every day into your digital world using the pen, your fingertip, or both at once. One can pair it with Office apps to effortlessly edit documents. With Windows Ink, one can access features like Sticky Notes with a simple click of the pen. With Windows Ink one can jot down notes even when you don’t have time to enter a password to unlock your device.

Cortana- your personal digital assistant


Cortana is now available above your lock screen so you can do things like ask questions, play music from your PC or set a reminder without unlocking your device. Cortana can save and recall key information, add photos to make your reminders visual. Cortana can give you notifications across all the devices you have with Cortana – like sharing directions across devices or from text or messaging services on your phone.

Say Hello to your Windows

Windows Hello lets you say goodbye to cumbersome passwords. With Windows Hello, unlocking your PC and devices is as quick as looking or touching. Windows Hello will also let you unlock your PC simply by tapping your Windows Hello enabled phone. Windows Hello will also give you instant access to paired apps and protected websites on Microsoft Edge – all while maintaining enterprise-level security.

New and More secured features

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (WDATP) detects, investigates, and responds to advanced malicious attacks on networks by providing a more comprehensive threat intelligence and attack detection. To help protect businesses from accidental data leaks – the biggest source of lost data – the Anniversary Update delivers Windows Information Protection, formerly referred to as enterprise data protection. Windows Information Protection enables businesses to separate personal and organizational data and helps protect corporate data where ever it goes. With this update, Microsoft also provides update to Windows defender, free anti-malware service, that includes the option to automatically schedule periodic quick scans of your PC, as well as provide new notifications and summaries when scans are complete and threats are found.

All new Gaming Experience

Windows 10 will deliver incredible DirectX 12 games and Xbox Live features that will transform what you expect from PC gaming. Now you can play and connect with gamers across Xbox One and Windows 10 devices. From the best casual games to the next generation of PC releases, there will be more ways to play new games optimized for Windows. And that’s not all: Microsoft Studios is bringing a full portfolio of new games to Windows 10, including the forthcoming Forza Motorsport 6: Apex, which will be free for Windows 10 users.

Are you Ready??

Windows 10 Anniversary Update is coming on August 2. So save the date & get ready for next gen experience.


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