In a shortlist of new features we would all like to see in Windows 10, there are a few at the top that we now know Microsoft is working on: the return of the Start menu, less Modern UI, and other desktop productivity enhancements like virtual desktops. We asked TechSpot’s staff what they thought of the Windows 10 announcement and what changes they would like to see on Microsoft’s next major update to the OS.
Although Microsoft has set the potential launch date for the final version of Windows 10 sometime around mid-2015, the company is already offering an early look at the OS. Will you try the Windows 10 Technical Preview?
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Earlier this week it was confirmed that Microsoft is acquiring Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion. I’ve got mixed feelings about the transaction. The press is speculating that Microsoft is acquiring Minecraft so it can “tap into a cultural phenomenon” and entice players to Microsoft’s platforms. I don’t buy either explanation.