News from the Microsoft’s Press Event

Here are some of the highlights from this morning's session

Some of us may have caught it but if you didn’t here is the top announcements from Microsoft’s press event.

Free Upgrade to 10

If you owned Windows 7 or 8.1 you will be able to get Windows 10 for free when it is released. It will also be available for phones for the first time as well.

Master Chief’s Cortana will now be yours

Cortana will be coming to Windows 10 PCs and phones (well she already does) but she will be getting some new features for instance she can search your local hard drive and OneDrive. It will also have Cortana remember where you parked your car.

Universal Apps

There will now be a mobile version of Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Outlook.

New Web Browser

Codename Spartan will be a new browser for Microsoft. It will integrate searches with Cortana and reading lists that can be accessed offline.

Fable Legends

Fable legends Lionhead Studio’s newest Fable tale will now be available for Cross-Play on Xbox and Windows 10 PCs.

Stream Xbox One Games on PC and tablet

The new Windows 10 Xbox App will allow you stream your installed Xbox One gams right to your PC or tablet. It will also have a game DVR feature.

Microsoft Hologram lens

Yeah what? Well Windows announced their Hologram project that will allow users to interact with digital environment. With the lens users can boot up the Holo Studio and create holograms that can be 3D printed.

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