Microsoft announced the next generation operating system, which received contrary to the expectations of analysts and experts name Windows 10. acquired a new platform that supports a wide range of devices, the classic “Start” menu, a variety of desktops and other improvements designed to restore the shattered after the release of “eight” user trust
On why Microsoft decided to move away from the usual numbering scheme versions Windows, company officials chose not to report , thus creating fertile ground for speculation, fantasy, and sometimes the gossip of the Internet audience. Some observers drew a parallel between magic numbers and a nine allegedly considered in Asian cultures “unlucky” number, others saw the desire to avoid discordant Redmond corporation named «Windows 9″ in some languages, the third caught a causal relationship with the kernel version of “ten” – 6.4 , and a fourth suggested that so IT-giant decided to distance from the users criticized Windows 8. mass speculation. It is possible that in one step over the figure due to the desire of the company to demonstrate a significant step forward and mark a new milestone in the history of the operating system.
Undertakings Microsoft, really, can be considered a large-scale. With the release of Windows 10 the corporation intends to offer the market a single software platform for all types of devices, be it a desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone, game console Xbox, TV or server. All of these devices will be merged into a single ecosystem with a single app store and unified development environment software. This means that writing an application once, developers will be able to provide a wide audience of users of all types of devices, regardless of their hardware characteristics and configuration. It is not hard to guess that this approach not only make life easier for programmers and users, but also have a positive impact on reducing the fragmentation of Windows-infrastructure.