Microsoft recently unveiled the future of all of its devices when it announced Windows 10. The brand new operating system looks a lot more like Windows 7 than 8, but combines the best of both of those worlds. Gone is the Windows 8 Start Screen that hid your desktop. Those live tiles aren’t gone, though, because Windows 10 lets you add them to your Start Menu, which is back in full force and totally customizable to be whatever you want it to be. Windows 10 also lets you mix and match new and legacy apps across multiple windows and multiple desktops, letting you use whichever version you’re more comfortable with. The technical preview of Windows 10 is available now, but the full version won’t be widely available until sometime next year. Microsoft said it plans to make Windows 10 able to run on a “vast majority of devices,” so keep an eye out for its launch next year if you’re eager to upgrade to the latest and greatest.

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Named one of LinkedIn’s Top Voices in Technology, Shelly Palmer is CEO of The Palmer Group, a strategy, design and engineering firm focused at the nexus of technology, media and marketing. He is Fox 5 New York's on-air tech and digital media expert, writes a weekly column for Adweek, and is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com or subscribe to our daily email http://ow.ly/WsHcb

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