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5 Attractive Features in Windows 10

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Microsoft said Windows users who want to desire OS restore his trademark. Yes, in the Windows 10 start button finally back to the function and design are much more beautiful. Not only that, a lot of other interesting things in Windows 10. Anything?

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Windows 10 itself has just been officially launched by Microsoft July 29 yesterday. Indonesia become the fifth country to be visited to Microsoft’s brand-new OS. The software giant also eliminate Windows 10 for users of Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Than its predecessor, Microsoft brings significant changes in Windows 10. Now, by default, Windows 10 will invite users to view the desktop, which is already familiar to millions of users of Windows for a long time. Start button which is characteristic of Windows also appear again.

A myriad of other features are also ready to pamper 10 users, ranging from digital assistant feature, multiple desktops, Microsoft’s latest browser Edge, tablet mode, and others. Curious what? Here’s the summary.

1. Start button

Start button seemed to have become inseparable part of the Windows OS. Could be eliminated, the feature is now finally back on Windows 10. But do not imagine such a conventional start button menu in Windows 7, because Windows 10 menu is much cooler.

When clicked, the menu display start button is now more like the start screen belongs to Windows 10. In the start menu the user can personalize it as needed. Its design was stylish plaid style Windows 8 start screen.

The boxes were actually representing this application can be arranged. Size can be blown out of reduce, then the application can also be determined which one wants to be in the start menu button.

According to Andreas Diantoro, President Director of Microsoft Indonesia, the presence of the start button in Windows 10 OS make it more familiar to users. In addition, Andrew also claims Windows 10 can run a variety of applications that actually created for the previous Windows OS, which is where the excess is making users more easily use it.

2. Hello Cortana

Features digital assistants indeed ordinary sound in mobile phones, but not so in the PC operating system. Yes, for the first time the PC operating system finally has a feature digital assistants who carried off by Windows 10.

Cortana, as Microsoft calls it. This feature actually has long been present in Windows Phone. Using this feature of Windows 10 users can run something in the OS just by saying it.

Shuffle my songs, for example, commands that we say to Cortana. A moment later digital assistants will automatically launch the music collection stored on the computer. Oh yes, but be sure say Hello Cortana first before asking for help to Cortana.

Cortana is a feature that is suitable for people who are lonely, Andreas joked on stage the release of Windows 10. But the talk is actually not limited to joke, according to Andreas, Cortana has the ability to recognize the behavior of its users. So the more often Cortana used, the more familiar with the habits of its users Cortana.

Cortana be seconded search for any existing Windows 10, both on the local computer, for example, search for files, or asked for help finding information on the Internet. Funny anymore, Cortana could also be invited to play. For example say, tell me a joke, then Cortana will give users a joke.

Affectionate joke is that the English language, so that when the less familiar will feel crisp. Maybe when it will already be Indonesian Cortana will be more attractive.

3. Continuum

Other features in Windows 10 is no less interesting is the Continuum or it could also be regarded as tablet mode. So this feature can make a Windows 10-based computer users know to use a PC or tablet.

This feature is very useful when users use notebook type of hybrid. When functioning as a notebook, the appearance of Windows 10 are in the desktop mode. But if the functioning of its hybrid notebook as a tablet, Windows 10 will automatically change the zoom so the touch screen friendly.

If noted, when the display mode Continuum Windows 10 so as Windows 8 that is optimized for touch screen devices. With so users so much easier to use than a desktop PC-style display.

Continuum mode will take effect automatically when the user remove the keyboard from the screen notebook hybrid. Thus even when the user prefer a tablet mode manually, the options can be accessed via the menu.

4. Virtual Desktop

Headache because most of the icons on the desktop or most of the tab on the taskbar? This kind of problem can now be easily resolved in Windows 10. There is a feature named Virtual desktop. So in Windows 10, users can have more than one desktop view.

Users can personalize each desktop display as needed. For example, the first desktop display contents are numerous applications for the job, while the second is for entertainment or multimedia, while the third was a special game.

So users will not be further complicated because there are too many tabs in the taskbar. The issue bejibunnya icon on the desktop screen will also be resolved with virtual desktops, because each one would have a desktop view of each designation.

5. Microsoft Edge

In lieu browser Internet Explorer (IE), Microsoft is boasting Microsoft Edge. Glance browser view is not too different from IE, but there are features that are not owned by Microsoft’s older browsers.

One is the ability circling objects by taking it off directly in the browser screen, or even write a message. This excess is believed to help users if you want to share specific information about websites being opened.

The next object that has been circled on the website can be instantly shared via email or other services. Lucky Gani as the Windows Business Group Lead Microsoft Indonesia, at the launch of Windows 10 and then demonstrate the feature.

Lucky for instance want to ask for help his wife buy something over the internet. In order for items to be purchased can be conveyed clearly to his wife, Lucky then circle the number of the desired item, then sends an email to his wife.

Another advantage Microsoft Edge is already buried Cortana. So if lazy typing to search for something, users simply say only, Cortana will find on the internet.

Google Translate Application Now Can be used Offline

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If you are located in a foreign destination and do not have an internet connection and find signs in English that are not understood, you can now rely on Google Translate in mobile applications.

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Users of Google Translate in Indonesia could enjoy visual technology that can translate text in r eal time and does not require an internet connection.

You just open the Google Translate app on Android and iOS phones, pressing the camera icon and directing the English text you want translated, such as street signs, restaurant menus or recipes. Directly, you will see the text transformed into Indonesian on the phone screen.

“We realized that most users need a translator tool when they are away from the computer, or when they are not connected to the internet, for example, when traveling or ordering food in a restaurant. We are working hard to continually provide new experiences according to user needs”, Product Manager, Google Translate, in a statement.

Indonesia became one of 27 languages ​​can now enjoy this technology. Additionally, for users in Indonesia where an internet connection is sometimes unstable, claiming Google Translate team also has updated features conversational mode becomes more smooth and neutral in weak internet connection.

This feature allows users to communicate with others in two different languages, which will then be translated by Google Translate in real time.

“Half of Internet content available in English, but only 20% of the world population is fluent in English,” added Julie. “I hope our efforts can help you communicate and find information you need, wherever and whenever you need it”

Sony Ensure Games Last of Us to Widescreen

Gamers will not only be treated to exciting action game The Last of Us via the PlayStation game console. Sony has made sure it will lift a phenomenal game to the big screen.

Creator was not kidding, Sony rely on the same film producer who worked on Resident Evil.
the last of us gamesScreen Gems is finally trusted Sony to make a big screen version of the game made by Naughty Dog. It may be that the success of the Resident Evil films have a similar genre into consideration the results creator Sony.

Furthermore, Screen Gems is a movie producer who was also under the auspices of Sony Pictures.

Interestingly, the script will rewrite the story of the game The Last of Us to fit the wide screen will be carried out by the Creative Director of the game itself that is Neil Druckman, instead of using a professional script writer.

Sony also called those who wish to intervene directly in the making of the game The Last of Us is going to give a more attractive touch to the screen version.

Although it is uncertain when the movie The Last of Us entered the cinema, most likely in the making the film there will also intervene Spiderman film producer, Sam Raimi is about to be completed around 2015.

Inspiring Story of Bill Gates At So ‘Bachelor’

The figure of Bill Gates feels always interesting to talk about. As is known, Gates decided to drop out of Harvard University in order to develop Microsoft finally debuted as the largest software manufacturer in the world.

Now, 30 years after deciding to drop out of one of the most prestigious universities in the world, Bill Gates finally received an honorary degree from Harvard in 2007.

bill gates bachelorAt that time, he addressed the graduates and Harvard academics. His speech contained and loaded inspiration, including the moments in which he chose not to go to college anymore. Nothing wrong with a little listened again.

“I am grateful to Harvard for this honor and pleasure to finally have a college degree,” said Bill Gates in a speech at Harvard University in 2007 was.

“I’ve been waiting for more than 30 years to say this, Dad, I always told you that I would go back (to Harvard) and get a degree,” he said jokingly.

“I applaud the graduates today. I myself have had the pleasure called drop out of Harvard’s most successful. I did the best of everyone who failed,”

“But I also dragged Steve Ballmer (Microsoft CEO ex-ed) to drop out. I have a bad influence. Which is why I was only invited to speak at the graduation ceremony. When I spoke earlier, perhaps the pass would be less,” he joked Harvard students were greeted by laughter

New Features of Android BBM Ready to Compete Skype

Skype, Whatsapp, and the line should be ready with the new features offered by BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) cross-platform. I could have lost the status quo with its instant messaging service from Canada.

bbm android iosFeatures BBM for Android and iOS consists of the addition of voice calls between users for free fuel, the origin is connected to a WiFi connection. For this feature, Skype must be vigilant.

In addition to phone calls free, also includes a feature BBM BBM Channel, which previously had sudaha exist in the BlackBerry OS. This new feature allows users to join or create a community with similar interests.

“Users can now join the channel topic such as products, hobbies, etc. entertaimen. Companies can form a group of business to communicate with its customers,” wrote in his blog BlackBerry.

It is also interesting, because BBM Android and iOS is also now integrated with Dropbox. So that users can share files, photos or any large.

Lastly, the new features in BBM cross-platform is the emergence of 100 new emoticons. So that communication with other BBM users can be much more fun. This matter should have warning line.

Windows Phone 8.1 stretcher Android Features

Unlike the desktop version, Windows Phone 8.1 has so far not showing signs to be launched. Even so a number of leaks that began circulating shows that the operating system will probably have a feature similar to Android.

windows phone 8.1Carrying the title Action Center, which features said to be owned by the WP 8.1 has the same concept with a pull-down menu available on Android. Ie, users can easily access a menu by simply dragging the menu from the top of the screen.

Not only that, through the menu Action Center at the WP 8.1 users can also easily identify incoming notification, as well as offered on Android. That said, WP 8.1 will be the second operating system iOS imitate after doing so.

In addition to the Android-style menus, Leaks are also outstanding style is embedding digital assistant Siri were given the designation belongs iOS Cortana.

The operating system itself is mentioned WP 8.1 will be revealed officially by Microsoft in the early months of April 2014, or in conjunction with Microsoft’s Build developer conference event.