Good news for you users of the Windows operating system, because recently Windows released its newest operating system called Windows 10. Windows 10 itself was launched in 190 countries in the world, one of which is Indonesia.
Windows 10 is claimed to be one of the best operating system generations in the history of the operating system. There are lots of specifications and advantages of Windows 10 that the previous generation did not have. Interestingly, Windows is also present and free upgrade for PC and tablet users based on Windows 7 and 8.1.
Talking about its advantages, Windows 10 turns out to be more professional, safer, and also natural in increasing the productivity of its users. Because Windows is in the process of making Microsoft already relying on various suggestions from the Windows Insider program.
Not only that, another specification offered by Windows is its ability to adapt easily according to user needs. One of them is strong support in various internet of Things (IoT) technology devices.
For those of you who are planning to upgrade or want to own Windows 10, here are the specifications and advantages of Windows 10 which will be discussed in full. For more details, you can see the full review below.
Table of contents
- 1. Cortana, Windows 10 Personal Digital Assistant
- 2. Voice, Pen and Gesture support
- 3. Start button & Live tiles in Windows 10
- 4. Welcome Microsoft Edge, Goodbye Internet Explorer
- 5. The arrival of the Latest Windows Store
- 6. Virtual Desktop and Multi-Doing
- 7. The existence of XBOX, Built in Applications and Office Mobile
- 8. Continuum – Connectivity Between Devices
- 9. Free Upgrade Windows 10
- 10. Windows Hello – Security Biometric Detection
1. Cortana, Windows 10 Personal Digital Assistant
The first advantage offered by Windows 10 is Cortana. So, Cortana has been there before and is now on Windows Phone. However, currently Cortana is available on all Windows 10-based devices at this time.
The advantage of Cortana which is owned by Windows 10 is its ability to detect sound more intelligently. In addition, this feature will also facilitate the activities of Windows 10 users in doing various things, especially commands using voice media.
Some examples of what can be done using Cortana are looking for information, providing devices, compiling schedules, searching for documents on the computer through the input voice.
It doesn’t stop there, other specifications offered by Cortana are that this Windows 10 personal assistant can learn the preferences and habits of its users.
In fact, Cortana can also be used to play music, tell various kinds of jokes, and can even be used as a place to vent like a real assistant.
2. Voice, Pen and Gesture support
By using Windows 10, it will be easier for you to have a more natural interaction than using previous versions of Windows. Windows 10 can input interactions either using voice, body gestures or pens.
With capabilities like this, indicating that the advantages of Windows 10 are far superior to previous Windows.
Because Windows previously interacted with input only using standard commands such as using a mouse or touch screen only.
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3. Start button & Live tiles in Windows 10
In the Windows 8.1 version, users feel that they are missing the start button, which is one of the hallmarks of Windows for decades.
However, now with the emergence of Windows 10 the start button is back like Windows 7. With the return of the start button, users are increasingly familiar with the appearance of Windows when used.
Not only is the start button an advantage of Windows 10, but the live tiles feature that used to be on Windows 8 is now being maintained again with the latest upgrades.
With this update, it makes it easier for users to open Live Tiles without having to bother opening the application.
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4. Welcome Microsoft Edge, Goodbye Internet Explorer
With the arrival of Windows 10 means a sign that you have to say goodbye to Internet Explorer. Because, currently Windows 10 has presented the latest browser called Microsoft Edge.
The advantage that Microsoft Edge has is its ability to be used to cross, draw and make notes on web pages. Interestingly, you can immediately share this with fellow users.
It doesn’t stop there, the combination of Cortana and Microsoft Edge also makes it easier for you to search for answers using only the words you want to know and then right-click.
Thus Cortana will immediately provide a more complete description of the phrases that have been mentioned.
Even by activating the reading view of Microsoft Edge, it makes users more comfortable, especially when reading web pages or saving pages for further reading.
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5. The arrival of the Latest Windows Store
Another advantage of Windows 10 is the emergence of the Windows Store. So, this Windows store can be said as an application store. In the Windows Store you can download various applications, videos, games or music.
To get all this, users only need to access the Windows Store and there you will find all the latest apps, games, seasons and videos that they want.
Even the Windows Store is also the most complete one stop shopping for finding various kinds of popular applications for free or paid.
Here you can also find TV Show, full, and many others that can be accessed using Windows 10.
All content on the Windows Store has also been certified by Microsoft. So the safety of this device is guaranteed to be used.
Windows Store also does not only provide applications that are on Windows 8.1. However, it also provides the latest universal Windows applications such as twitter, games, business applications, Indonesian news portals and many others.
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6. Virtual Desktop and Multi-Doing
Another advantage that Windows 10 has is its ability to support multiple desktops. This advantage not only supports 1 desktop but 3 desktops at once on one screen.
With this advantage, it allows users to view 3 documents at the same time. So, in doing work, users can complete it quickly by simply dragging and dropping it on the desktop.
7. The existence of XBOX, Built in Applications and Office Mobile
Do you know what XBOX is? So, XBOX is a game that has been provided by Windows 10. Well, Windows 10 has fully supported this one game, even users can share the results of the game directly with other players.
Not only that, in addition to XBOX, Windows 10 also offers advantages where Windows already presents a variety of built-in applications such as Maps, Photos, Music applications, Groove, Movies and also TV series.
Windows 10 can also share files that can be done using OneDrive.
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8. Continuum – Connectivity Between Devices
Continuum is one of the next advantages of Windows 10. So, Continuum is a connectivity facility between devices. To use this facility, users only need to connect a smartphone with a PC or laptop that is already using Windows 10.
Thus, the smartphone display will immediately appear on a PC or laptop or vice versa. In addition, it is easier for users to interconnect among Windows by using the Microsoft Phone Companion App.
So, Android, iPhone, Windows Phone users can connect with all Windows devices directly.
9. Free Upgrade Windows 10
The next advantage of Windows 10 is that to upgrade, users can enjoy it for free.
So, for those of you Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 users who want to try and try Windows 10, now you can do it easily, it’s just that the facilities of this free upgrade can only be done on the original Windows 7 and 8.1.
For those of you whose laptop or PC has pirated Windows installed, then you have to pay for the upgrade. Windows 10 also comes in two forms, namely Windows 10 home and Windows 10 Pro.
Windows 10 Home can be used for Windows 7 Home basic as well as Windows 7 Home Premium., Windows 8 as well as Windows 8.1.
Whereas Windows 10 Pro can only be used for free by Windows 7 Pro and Windows 8, 8.1 Pro, Ultimate and Windows 7 Professional only.
Now, to upgrade, it’s a good idea if you need to first check whether the Windows you are using are genuine or pirated.
Be a genuine Windows user because there you will get many advantages, one of which is being able to update to a version of Windows 10.
Meanwhile, for users who don’t have the original Windows 7 or 8, to have Windows 10 Home you have to pay USD 119 or the equivalent of Rp. 1.6 million.
Whereas for Windows 10 Pro, you have to pay USD 199 or equivalent to Rp. 2.6 million. Meanwhile, if you use Windows home and want to upgrade to Pro.
Then you have to pay USD 99 or the equivalent of Rp. 1.3 million. Isn’t this price very expensive? For that, don’t try to replace the original Windows with a pirated version.
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10. Windows Hello – Security Biometric Detection
If in previous Windows to perform security you had to use a password, then this will no longer apply to Windows 10.
Because, Windows 10 has a security called Windows hello where this security system will make users faster, more comfortable and easier to sign in to the device.
The way is to do a face or finger scan only. This latest security detection feature is made biometrically which is one of the advantages of Windows 10.
With this security system, other people who are not owners of laptops or PCs cannot easily open the device.
So that the confidentiality of documents stored in will be much safer than before. because humans have different fingerprints and faces even though they are identical twins.
With the 10 advantages of Windows 10 above, of course, is proof that this operating system is better than the previous version.
In addition, the sophistication of technology offered by Windows 10 also makes it easier for users to operate the PC or computer used.
In addition, with a newer and more secure security system it makes users more at ease when leaving a PC with many important documents on it.
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