Hidden Features in Windows 10

by Rachel Baker on August 7, 2015

I’m gonna go ahead and say it, I’m a microsoft girl – my phone, my tablet, my laptop…all run Microsoft Windows. I spend as much time (maybe more depending on the game) gaming on my 360 and my XboxOne as I do in the kitchen trying new recipes I accessed on my tablet, after finding them on my laptop, after researching ingredients and their health benefits on my phone – all because I saved to OneNote or the OneDrive. I wake up in the morning, browse through my news in bed on both phone and tablet, save them to OneNote and then have them available for work when I’m ready to move into the other room to start writing. My whole world is a better place because of Microsoft and Windows. It just is, and I’d have it no other way.

I love, love, love the accessibility of Windows throughout my technological world. I couldn’t wait to upgrade to Windows 10, and now that I have it, I can’t wait to find all the neat tricks that will make my world a bit brighter and easier to manage.

The article is a great starting point if you too are interested in what’s beyond the familiar.

The Windows team went for a “familiar and fresh” look, tucking the fresh features behind the familiar ones.

Microsoft’s Windows 10 tends to hide some of its coolest tricks, maybe with good reason. Who wants to reboot their computer and find their desktop radically altered? That was the dilemma Windows users faced after they upgraded to Windows 8 in 2012. Microsoft is determined to not repeat that mistake with Windows 10.

Instead, the Windows team focused on a look that was “familiar and fresh,” opting to tuck the fresh features discreetly behind the familiar ones. Here’s a roadmap to some of the hidden gems:

Read the Full article:
8 Hidden Features in Windows 10

This article was written by: Rachel Baker – Click to follow on Twitter; or you can follow her at The Crafty Veteran on Bloglovin. You can also follow her writing about women veteran interests at Shield Sisters

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