It seems Microsoft has reached to the cutting edge in the Windows 10 development. However, according to them, there are still many features are in progress and would be rolling out in near future. Anyway, on Wednesday, Microsoft has launched a new Windows 10 build, called Windows 10 Build 9926 or Windows 10 January Build. The ISO image is brought out and can be downloaded by existing as well as new Windows users.
You can Download Windows 10 technical Preview Build 9926 ISO from this link. However, if you are already using Windows 10 Technical Preview, you can update your machine to get the changes.
But, what is new in Windows 10 January Build aka Build 9926? Do you want to know? Read on to learn more about all the new features of Windows 10 January Build.
Best New Features of Windows 10 January Build (9926)
Actually, Microsoft has included plenty of new features and updated several existing features. Let’s check them out.
Even after having a better web browser called Internet Explorer 11 (At least, IE 11 is better than IE 9 or earlier versions), Microsoft has introduced a brand new web browser that is known as Spartan. Although, this is still under development but Windows 10 January Build users can easily check it out. This web browser is pretty different from other regular browsers. Although, some features are copied from other browser but still it can stand out.
You can add annotation so that you can share pictures a little bit faster, read your favorite article in a destruction free mode (reader mode), use Cortana and do many more things. Know more about Project Spartan at here.
This is the most exciting feature of Windows Phone. However, now, Windows 10 PC and tablet users can have this digital assistant app on their machine. You know that Cortana works something like Google Now and Siri. Nevertheless, Cortana will be working better than any other digital assistants will. To activate Cortana, you just have to say “Hey Cortana”. That’s all. After that, Cortana will do anything for you right from your Taskbar.
2-in-1 Start Menu
Windows 10 is compatible with PCs and tablets. Being a cross platforms OS, Windows 10 comes with a 2-in-1 Start Menu. The previous Start Menu of Windows 10 is already there in the new build. However, that is only for PCs. When you will switch to tablet mode or touch mode from Keyboard mode, your Start Menu will changed right away. A new Start Menu will be appeared on the Metro Screen. You can find a consolidation of Metro Screen and Start Menu on your screen.
No, this is not a new feature at all. But, what is new is its workflow. You know that Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and initial build of Windows 10 Technical Preview have two different “Settings” pane to set up different things. For example, if you want to make any change in your User Account, you would have to go to “PC Settings” by pressing “Win + I”. On the other hand, if you want to make any change in Network adapters or anything else, you must have to go to Control Panel. But, new “Settings” app will let you control everything at one place. If you have checked the User Voice of Windows 10, you might have noticed it earlier.
Xbox App Sync
Although the dedicated “Xbox” application has been available on Windows 8 and later versions of Windows, but that app didn’t allow users to synchronize games and other things. The enhanced Xbox app will help you to play games and do other things across multiple devices. That simply implies if you are playing a game on Xbox gaming console and want to resume that on PC, you can easily do so. That is where it excels.
If you want to experience some of the new features of Windows 10 January Build, do check out this video,
The Windows 10 is much more useful than any other versions of Windows. It can be used by any kind of people. No matter whether you are businessman, student, teacher or in any other profession, you can seamlessly use Windows 10. It can help you to increase your productivity.
What do you like in this Windows January Build aka Build 9926? Do share your opinion with us.