Microsoft is lastly prepared to discuss the subsequent main replace to its Windows 10 working system. After months of rumors, the firm is formally set to host an occasion on June 24 that’s all about detailing “what’s subsequent for Windows.”
Particulars are scarce, however a webpage is already accessible for the occasion, set for 11 a.m. ET on June 24. The webpage showcases a photograph of what might be presumed to be a brand new Windows emblem, full with rounded corners and visible components of Microsoft’s Fluent Design language.
Media members also received comparable messaging, with an e mail displaying the similar header, and a message confirming Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Chief Product Officer Panos Panay can be showing at the digital occasion.
— Windows (@Windows) June 2, 2021
That is all a pure tease at what many have come to know as the rumored Windows 10 “Solar Valley” replace. This replace, which was believed to be coming in the second half of this 12 months, is alleged to convey a brand new Begin Menu, extra rounded corners, and a heavy visible redesign to Windows 10. Different adjustments rumored for this replace embrace a newly redesigned Microsoft Retailer, with assist for conventional Win32 apps.
The information of a devoted Windows 10 occasion and redesign shouldn’t be too stunning for most individuals. Over the previous few months, Microsoft has been slowly constructing hype for this second. There was even the rumor that Microsoft needed to cut up Windows 10 into its personal occasion so it may higher give attention to the working system after neglecting it with smaller bug-bashing updates over the previous two years.
The corporate had hinted at the plans when it introduced the rollout of the Windows 10 Could 2021 replace. At the moment, it talked about that it was planning to port over options from the canceled Windows 10X working system, like a voice typing expertise and a modernized contact keyboard, into the common Windows 10. A devoted occasion on June 24 is the excellent likelihood to discuss extra about this.
Floor chief Panos Panay even teased earlier this 12 months that it will “be a large 12 months for Windows.” And, as current as the Construct 2021 developer convention, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talked about “next-generation Windows.“