Windows 10’s first major update

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November 18, 2015

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Windows 10 and Xbox One get an update


A software release date, like a birth date, is an occasion, but there’s still a lot of growing up to do afterward. Windows 10 has just gotten its first growth spurt, with improvements to Cortana and Edge and the ability to run the OS on Xbox One — and that console can now play 100 Xbox 360 games, with more to come. Microsoft says this Windows 10 build will boot up 30% faster than Windows 7 and is ready for mass adoption by businesses. Get all the Windows 10 update highlights. Read more »


Julie Wildhaber

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