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Microsoft to release Windows 10 by the end of July

Microsoft has announced that the final build of Windows 10 will be available worldwide starting the 29th of July. The operating system will cost $110 for the home edition and $199 for the Pro edition. This will however be applicable only to new users, as pre existing users of Windows 7 & 8 will be able to upgrade to Windows 10 for free. New features coming with this build include Cortana, Microsoft’s digital assistant, the company’s new browser Microsoft Edge and Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint bundled with the OS. Other features include support for seamless conversion of laptops to tablets, biometric authentication support for iris or finger recognition and updated apps for photos, videos, music, maps and calendar etc. Additionally, Microsoft mentions all future updates to Windows 10 will be free. Interestingly, Microsoft had mentioned last month that Windows 10 would be the last version of Windows. The company will look to instead offer ‘Windows as a service’, and continue updating Windows 10 for the foreseeable future. It seems likely the company will offer the OS for free after the initial cost and adopt a business model similar to that of iOS and Android. Some of the other interesting new features the new OS will bring include users being able to play Xbox games on their desktop with the new Xbox app, streaming of Xbox games to PC, tablet and phones over local network and a unified apps platform that will enable developers to develop one app…

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