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Hiawatha Bray On Tech: What Windows 10 Could Mean For Microsoft04:51
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A Dell laptop computer running Windows 10 on display at the Microsoft Build conference in San Francisco. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
A Dell laptop computer running Windows 10 on display at the Microsoft Build conference in San Francisco. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
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Windows 10, the newly released operating system from Microsoft, is getting good reviews.

The new system is meant to replace Windows 8, which a lot of people found confusing and difficult to use. And, Microsoft is offering a free upgrade to the new system for people who are currently running Windows 7 or 8.

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Hiawatha Bray, technology writer for the business section of The Boston Globe. He’s also author of the new book, “You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves.” He tweets @GlobeTechLab.

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The Boston Globe: With Windows 10, Microsoft Has The Right Stuff

  • "Microsoft Corp’s Windows 8 software emerged muddy and reeking in 2012, and the company’s been cleaning up the mess ever since. That’s why Wednesday’s release of the new Windows 10 operating system matters so much to the company and the computing industry."

This segment aired on July 30, 2015.

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