Microsoft launches First major update to Windows 10

Just after a few months of Windows 10 officially launched microsoft today announced it is unveiling the first major update to its latest operating system Codenamed “Threshold 2” and also dubbed the Fall Update Windows 10 November update. The new update points to smoothen the rough edges that Windows 10 originally shipped.

The update includes a number of fixes and UI changes that were originally planned for the final version of Windows 10.

The new Windows 10 update is the same build, dubbed as 10586, which was rolled out to Windows Insider testers few days ago. Microsoft claims that with the new update the same computers with Windows 10 will be 30 percent faster than Windows 7.

The Improvements in this update also include, With Cortana, you can use your device to just scribble a note in the Cortana Notebook and Cortana will recognize the phone number, email address, and even physical address to help you set reminders. Cortana can also now keep track of your event and movie bookings too, sending you helpful reminders to know where to go and get there on time, plus the option to book and track an Uber cab to your destination.

Microsoft Edge offers improved performance and security, along with tab preview, which allows you to hover over your open tabs and get a preview of what’s on those websites without leaving the page you’re on. Microsoft Edge now syncs your Favorites and Reading list items across devices so you can easily get back to the content you’re interested in most. And Cortana will now notify you of the best coupons from your favorite retailers such as Staples, Macys and Best Buy when shopping in Microsoft Edge and more with improvements to Mail, Calendar, Photos, Groove, Xbox, Store, OneNote, Solitaire, and more.

“With this update, there are improvements in all aspects of the platform and experience, including thousands of partners updating their device drivers and applications for great Windows 10 compatibility. Windows 10 also starts rolling out to Xbox One today and select mobile phones soon” says Microsoft. We’re excited to make Cortana available in countries such as Japan, Australia, Canada and India in English with features and experiences customized for each market.