Microsoft brings Windows 10 to Nigeria, others as free upgrade

Microsoft-officeSOFTWARE and devices giant, Microsoft Corp. has announced the availability of its newly operating platform, Windows 10 from July 29 as a free upgrade1 or with new PCs and tablets in about 190 countries including Nigeria.

Microsoft disclosed that Windows 10 comes with innovations such as Cortana, an Xbox app and Microsoft Edge for a familiar, yet more personal and productive, experience. It stressed that the new platform is the most secure Windows ever, which is delivered as a service and kept automatically up-to-date with innovations and security updates.

According to the firm, Windows 10 offers one experience that will become available on the broadest range of devices, including PCs, tablets, phones, Raspberry Pi, Xbox One, HoloLens and more — with more than 2,000 devices or configurations already in testing. The new Windows Store and Windows Software Development Kit also become available Wednesday, opening the door to new and innovative app experiences on Windows 10.

The firm said that people around the world celebrated the launch of Windows 10 on July 29 at fan celebrations in 13 countries and via a new yearlong initiative to celebrate people and organizations making a difference around the world.

Microsoft said it encourages people to share how they plan to #UpgradeYourWorld and to vote for a global nonprofit to receive a cash donation by simply mentioning the nonprofit in a post on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter and using the hashtags #UpgradeYourWorld and #vote.

Commenting, Executive Vice President, Windows and Devices Group, at Microsoft, Terry Myerson,
“A new era of Windows starts today. From the beginning, Windows 10 has been unique — built with feedback from over five million fans, delivered as a service and offered as a free upgrade.

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