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July 30, 2015

Cloud Computing, Enterprise Cloud Technology 4 min read

Windows 10 or Not? Here’s a RoundUp to Help You!

After a long wait since the first announcement of Windows 10, it was finally released yesterday, on 29/07/15. At Vodien, most of our staff were looking forward to the new era of Windows; some of us had already upgraded our work desktops, personal laptops and other devices to Windows 10! While others like myself, may be skeptical of the new release and are waiting for more reviews and impressions before jumping on the bandwagon.

So for the individuals out there that are still considering this free upgrade, or for those that want to upgrade their version of Windows now, here are some articles you need to check out!


1. Windows 10 Free Upgrade Available in 190 Countries on 29 July 2015


The official release announcement from Microsoft, sharing their vision and journey towards the release day. They have included four key points to demonstrate that Windows 10 is the best Windows ever. Do check out this post to learn more about the basics for Windows 10!.

2. Nine Significant Updates in Windows 10


Need more reasons to upgrade to Windows 10? Whether you're from Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, do read this post to learn more about the new and significant features, and why you should upgrade your copy now!

3. Unable to Download Windows 10? Here's a Way


Despite having an official date for the release of Windows 10, users have to wait for their turn to download the free upgrade. If you are in the waiting list but want to upgrade your copy immediately, check out this article for a step-by-step screenshot guide.

4. Upgrade to Windows 10 With This Easy Method


Another method to upgrade your copy of Windows. It is a simpler method but only suitable for upgrades from Windows 7, 8 and 8.1.

5. Windows 10's New Privacy and Service Agreement


New Privacy Policy and Service Agreement from Microsoft with effect from 1st August 2015, you may want to take a look at this article to know what information or data is collected and used by Microsoft, developers or even ad networks.

6. Microsoft Edge Review by The Verge

Microsoft Edge

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Goodbye Internet Explorer, and hello Microsoft Edge. Check out the link for a review of the new browser from Windows and some cool features that is synonymous with Windows 10. Browser extensions are still lacking from Microsoft Edge though. p.s Internet Explorer is still in Windows 10!

7. Microsoft Edge vs. Google Chrome: Benchmark Comparisons


The new Microsoft Edge pitted against the crowd favourite Google Chrome! Some benchmarks results to aid in your consideration can be found in the article. Without extensions, Google Chrome is definitely faster than Microsoft Edge. Which browser will you use in Windows 10?

8. New Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Windows Keyboard

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Some new keyboard shortcuts for cool features in Windows 10! Learn how to easily launch the new features such as virtual desktops and Cortana.

9. From Mac to Windows 10, Should You Switch Over?


For the Mac users out there, will you put your MacBook aside and use a laptop loaded with the new Windows 10? Here's a review from Jordan with his impressions of Windows 10, with some pros and cons of the new operating system.

10. Windows 10 Review by The Gizmodo


Last but not least, a comprehensive and personal review from the Gizmodo team. Read about the good, the bad and significant game-changers that Microsoft Windows 10 brings. This is definitely something different from the mainstream overviews that you may have read from other websites.


So that's it! We hope that with the cool new features, user experiences, reviews and some concerning issues surrounding Windows 10 will provide you with an unbiased overview of the popular operating system. Will you upgrade your copy of Windows now?

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