Microsoft’s “Imagine what you’ll do” event has just ended. They announced a bunch of products, software and hardware. Let’s take a recap.
Windows 10 Redstone 2 is called the Creator’s Update. It will be available early 2017. It was also revealed that over 400 million devices are now running Windows 10. It packs with powerful features like 3D – powered by the new MS Paint app, support for VR, faster contact connection with MyPeople (People bar), and Windows 4k gaming.
With Windows 10 VR support, partners like Lenovo, Dell, HP, Asus, and Acer will ship Windows 10 compatible VR headsets.
Along with the new Paint app, Microsoft also introduced two new productivity apps, Whiteboard and Project Cheshire.
For mobile devices, Microsoft also announced and demoed (using the HP Elite x3) a new app that can create 3D objects. It will be available on iOS, Android, and Windows 10 Mobile devices.
Office PowerPoint and Microsoft Edge will also have 3D features.
Three big features are coming to Xbox with the Creator’s Update. Broadcasting via Beam, tournaments powered by Xbox Arena, and Dolby Atmos and bitstream audio pass.
A refreshed Surface Book was also announced in the event. Packing the latest i7 processor. Microsoft claims that the new version is twice faster compared to last one.
The highlight of the event. The new addition to the Surface family that will turn your desk into a studio. A 28″ AIO PC packs with 6th gen Intel Core i5/i7 processor, 32GB RAM, up to 2TB Rapid Hybrid Drive and NVidia Geforce 980M. To complete the experience, it comes with Surface Dial, Surface Mouse, Surface Pen, and Surface Keyboard/Ergonomic Keyboard.
Surface Dial (also works on Surface Pro 3, 4, and Surface Book)
Surface Ergonomic Keyboard