Microsoft Previews New Privacy Screen For Windows Insiders

Microsoft Previews New Privacy Screen For Windows Insiders

Word broke a month ago that Microsoft was planning to bake an "S Mode" into Windows 10.

Windows 10 Sets was initially buggy and Microsoft had not added the key features such as support for legacy apps. Only apps that are vetted by Windows technicians can be installed on the operating system, which cuts the risk of malware and cyber-attacks significantly.

Windows ML will eventually be enabled across all Windows 10 versions, and it will work with Universal Windows Platform and Win32 apps, Microsoft says.

Microsoft VP Joe Belfiore recently confirmed via Twitter that starting next year, Windows 10 S will be a "mode" within existing versions of Windows rather than the standalone OS it is today. In its place, Microsoft will build a new "S Mode" into Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Enterprise, and Windows 10 Pro. If you didn't think too hard about it, it kind of sounded like a good idea: A lightweight version of regular Windows 10, designed for systems without a ton horsepower, and a potentially competitive alternative to affordable Chromebooks, which have become a big hit and in the education market. Users will still be able to enjoy the functionalities of the operating system in the same way its dedicated version was built for. Hopefully in a few more years up updates we'll just get a global "OFF" switch. It was clear that Microsoft was gunning for Google's position as the go-to device for the education market, although it appears that Windows 10 S didn't catch on well enough to warrant its own full operating system. In addition, Windows 10 Pro users having the mode enabled will need to pay $49 for acquiring access to the full version of the 10 Pro. Microsoft is also enabling tabs in Mail, Calendar, OneNote, and MSN News Windows 10 apps, with the ability to have File Explorer running alongside a tabbed version of OneNote or Mail.

Recent estimates have stated that Chrome OS accounts for about 60% of the U.S. education market in grades K-12.

Microsoft is simply calling this 'the AI platform in Windows 10, ' and promises low latency and real-time results by leveraging a given computer's processing power, even name-dropping video game engines as a possible use case for the technology.

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