The buzz is increasing as Microsoft publishes their official Windows Launch portal where they are sharing a big collection of information relating to the Windows 10 launch which begins on 29 July 2015.
If you head over to http://blogs.windows.com/launch/ you will see a social media tracking area with embedded tweets as users around the world upgrade to Windows 10 and use the hashtag #UpgradeYourWorld to talk about it.
Next Microsoft shares information about their partnerships with multiple organizations that are reaching out to the community to assist users with their Windows 10 upgrade. This effort is critical to Microsoft's goal of seeing Windows 10 installed on one billion devices in the next 2-3 years.
Over the last nine days Microsoft has been involved in their own countdown to Windows 10 with their 10 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 10 videos. Each day a new video has been released highlighting a Windows 10 feature and they are all at the launch portal in one place.
- Familiarity in Windows 10
- Do personal things with Cortana on Windows 10
- Do unexpected things with Microsoft Edge
- Game Epically on Windows 10
- Do multiple things at once with Windows 10
- Security in Windows 10
- Say “Hello” to Windows Hello on Windows 10
- A look at the great built-in apps in Windows 10
- Continuum on Windows 10
- Do one-stop shopping with the new Windows Store
There is also a collection of Media Assets that include a couple of interesting tidbits.
First is the Windows 10 Quick Guide which is available in a Word document. The 14 page document takes you through all the key areas of Windows 10 including Cortana, Microsoft Edge, Windows Hello and Windows Store. This document would be a great primer for someone who is unfamiliar with Windows 10.
Finally, there are some new videos available that go into depth on some specific Windows 10 areas:
Windows 10 Apps
The Windows 10 Experience
A Deeper Look at Microsoft Edge