Windows 10 Anniversary Update Coming This August

Yesterday, Microsoft announced that the Windows 10 Anniversary Update will be coming to all Windows 10 devices for free on August 2nd, 2016.

The update includes a faster, more accessible and more power-efficient Microsoft Edge browser, advanced security features for consumers and enterprises, new gaming experiences and new tools for the classroom.

To help protect businesses, Microsoft has announced two new security features for enterprise customers: Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection and Windows Information Protection, formerly referred to as enterprise data protection.windows-10-update-anniversary

For all Windows 10 customers new improvements to Windows Hello and Windows Defender, including Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection and Windows Information Protection are included.

Other new features available to users include Windows Ink, which enables users to write on a device with a digital pen as they would on paper, improvements to Cortana, increased power efficiency, extensions and accessibility with Microsoft Edge and an improved gaming experience with Xbox Play Anywhere.

“When we introduced Windows 10, our vision was not only to deliver the best and most secure version of the OS ever, it was also to create an experience that would keep getting better,” said Terry Myerson, executive vice president, Windows and Devices Group. “The Windows 10 Anniversary Update is a great example of this — and we look forward to building on it even further in the future.”

To celebrate the availability of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft also has special offers on the table.

Students can save $300 when they purchase an Xbox One and Surface3 or get a free TV when they purchase a Dell PC over $699. Consumers can get $150 off select HP5 devices or $100 off select ASUS6 and Samsung devices.

For more information on the update available to all users, click here.

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