Microsoft teases new Live Tiles for Windows 10

"Importantly, we will maintain ownership of the core Windows 10 technology while working, as we've always done, to allow customers and partners to build components that plug into our platform", Microsoft explained in a blog post this past December.

The big difference between Windows 10 Zhuangongban and the version Microsoft so desperately wants you to install on your computer, is that many of their own apps and services have been stripped out.

From Cloud, to Office 365, to XBox, to what they're going to do with SwiftKey, Wunderlist, Sunrise, Skype etc. There's a lot of stuff in Microsoft's arsenal, and we'll be paying attention to see what gets unveiled and what gets shut down. After some experiments with different formats, the company is sticking to its traditional two keynote schedule this year, with day one being mainly about Windows, and day two being mainly about development.

Microsoft really wants us all to upgrade from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 to Windows 10.

Many users of Windows 7 and 8.1 are happy with their current version of Windows and have no wish to upgrade to Windows 10.

CETC is a state-run technology and defense consortium. Another high-level Microsoft employee later sent out (and likewise subsequently deleted) a tweet that said those same new features would "change everything". Instagram and Facebook are both expected shortly, and we're hoping to hear about other high-profile additions.

While Microsoft continues to market its latest Windows 10 operating system as the most advanced and secure platform today, some people are not joining the bandwagon. While we've seen what the headset is capable of, it's time to see what developers can do with it. Despite this marketing strategy to boost its user base, some users are still wary whether the new operating system is secure.

You can send document files, as well and soon, more file types will be supported.

Mobile users will find that after upgrading, they'll experience "sync issues" with both versions of Microsoft's Band fitness tracker. While the name might imply that it is all about avoiding Windows 10, this is just part of the story. This year's event sold out in record time; under five minutes.



Vanessa Coleman