TEN THINGS ANNOUNCED AT THE MICROSOFT WINDOWS 10 EVENT
Staff Writer By: Microsoft
Microsoft, in a bid to steal some of Apple's thunder, held an important press conference on October 26, 2016. They announced major updates to windows 10 in the near future, a new class of workstation computers and a new surface book (among other things). Here is the official Microsoft blog of the event and coverage of what was announced there.
Surface Studio turns your desk into a creative studio
Surface Studio starts at $2,999 USD and is available for pre-order today.
Surface Dial - a new spin on creativity
The Surface Dial is available for pre-order today for $99 USD.
The most powerful Surface Book yet
The new Surface Book
Surface Book with Performance Base starts at $2,399 USD and is available for pre-order today.
The Windows 10 Creators Update
The Creators Update will enable anyone to create, share and experience in 3D and mixed reality, connect people faster to those they care about most and empower every gamer to be a broadcaster. And with the Creators Update, Microsoft Edge will be the first browser to bring 3D to the web.
3D for everyone
All-new Paint 3D user interface
Office apps to support 3D models and add new inking features
The Windows 10 Creators Update is bringing new features to Office apps, including support for 3D models and new inking capabilities.
3D in Office
Bringing mixed reality to people everywhere
Powerful and affordable virtual reality is coming to everyone with the Creators Update. HP, Dell, Lenovo, ASUS, and Acer will ship the first VR headsets capable of mixed reality with the Windows 10 Creators Update.
The Windows 10 Creators Update will be the most powerful and affordable way to experience mixed reality. Today we announced that HP, Lenovo, ASUS, Dell and Acer will ship the first VR headsets capable of mixed reality through the Creators Update. Coming in 2017, these accessories will contain built-in sensors to enable inside-out, six-degrees of freedom for simplified set-up and to more easily move around your home as you experience virtual worlds -- no markers required.
Every gamer becomes an in-game broadcaster
A faster way to connect and share with people who matter most
Windows MyPeople experience with the Windows 10 Creators Update
Stay tuned -- this is just the beginning
3D and mixed reality for everyone, in-game broadcasting and MyPeople are just some of the new experiences coming to the Windows 10 Creators Update in early 2017. Additional productivity, creativity, security and gaming features will also be included and announced soon so stay tuned!
*Surface Book with Performance Base features 16 hours of battery life for local video playback