Microsoft is about to update its flagship operating system to enable the newest generation of Windows 10 hardware units & software program to faucet augmented & virtual reality, amongst a assortment of newest features, executives stated on Fri..
The key software program upgrade, its fourth update, will probably be provided beginning Oct. 17 to existing customers of Windows 10 running on roughly 550 million units, the company stated.
Microsoft additionally formally announced plans by a assortment of pc makers to introduce new hardware for companies, shoppers & video gamers designed to take benefit of so-called “mixed reality” features within the Oct. software program release.
The software program giant, which has largely remade itself right in to a provider of cloud services delivered via the web, has moved to a roughly six-month release cycle for feature updates of Windows from its once typical three-year release cycle for disk-based variations of its operating system software program.
(Reporting by Eric Auchard & Douglas Busvine; Editing by Maria Sheahan)