New Windows 10 Features

Windows Store                 With the release of Windows 8, Windows finally had its own package manager.  Since the release of Windows 10 the store has expanded its application selection to include more popular consumer applications, such as Photoshop, TurboTax, and Microsoft’s Office Suite.  A feature of the store that most users will find convenient is that the store automatically updates applications, keeping users up to date.  Another feature of the store is that since everything goes through Microsoft it reduces the amount of potential malware that can be downloaded by an unfamiliar user.  This is a component of the upcoming Microsoft Surface Laptop running Windows 10 S, which only runs applications through the Windows Store.   Start Menu Back by popular demand is the start menu, the design optimized for both power users and normal users.  Left clicking on the start menu shows the most recent programs like Windows XP through 7.  By clicking “All Apps” it lists all installed programs alphabetically.  The right side of the start menu shows pinned applications and live tiles similar to Windows Phone 7 through 10 and Zune HD’s modified Windows CE OS.  News and weather applications are updated to show current events and the forecast/temperatures respectively.  By right clicking it brings up a quick list of frequently used poweruser/system administrator applications such as Event Viewer, Power Options, System, Device Manager, Disk and Computer Management, and more.  This makes doing administration work faster.   New Microsoft Edge browser                 Microsoft’s new Edge browser is an updated Internet Explorer, but more lightweight than most other browsers.  This lets laptops browse on Edge longer than...