Microsoft skips a number, says 'Windows 10' will be a big break from the past

The company showed an early build of its new OS in San Francisco on Tuesday

  • You can create multiple desktops to keep things organized—whether for work or personal use, or both.

  • You can now open apps from the Windows Store in the same format your desktop programs do– in windows that you can resize and move around, and with title bars at the top so you can maximize, minimize, and close with a click.

  • Pin apps, programs, and folders to the Start menu for fast access to the things you use the most. Apps with Live Tiles will show updates for the people and things that matter.

  • Working in multiple apps at once is easier and more intuitive. When you snap an app or a program, Windows suggests ways to fill the remaining space.

  • Windows 10: The new task-view button on the task bar gives you one-click access to all of your running apps and programs.

  • Windows 10 start menu

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