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91
Engadget
Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
91

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

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Engadget Review

Windows 10 is the ideal next step for Microsoft, bringing together the best elements of Windows 7 and 8. With new features like Cortana and Edge, extensive desktop interface refinements and Microsoft's free upgrade offer, it's a must-have for anyone who uses Windows.

Pros
  • Brings together Microsoft's best desktop and touchscreen interfaces
  • Easy upgrade process
  • Cortana and Edge alone are worth upgrading
  • Changes to modern Windows apps finally makes them useful
Cons
  • No major changes beyond the traditional Windows desktop
  • Xbox One game streaming requires a robust network
  • Still not many worthwhile modern Windows apps yet
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Scores

Engadget

91
 

User Reviews

90
BrentIT
In my last Tech Tip of the Week article I reported on the Microsoft’s press...read more
100
ubertiny
I was a skeptic at first. I used windows 8, gave it the trial it deserved, but...read more
70
AcidRobot
Let's get right too it, I am an avid fan of windows / android. I found Windows...read more
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83
Average Critic Score

Openness

80
 

Ease of use

84
 

Configurability

77
 

Ecosystem (apps, drivers, etc.)

74
 

Speed

92
 

How It Stacks Up

52

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Critic

53
 

User

48
 
73

Engadget

73
 

Critic

73
 

User

76
 
91

Engadget

91
 

Critic

83
 

User

77
 

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User

94
 
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How It Stacks Up

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53
 

User

48
 
73

Engadget

73
 

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73
 

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76
 
91

Engadget

91
 

Critic

83
 

User

77
 

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Critic

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User

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