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This article was published on January 21, 2015


This is Windows 10’s new Start screen

This is Windows 10’s new Start screen Image by: Roberto Baldwin
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Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.

Microsoft showed off Windows 10’s new Start screen at its event today.

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Above, the new mini mode is pictured. The new start menu allows users to customize the tiles and is also slightly transparent.

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Below, you can see Microsoft’s new “expanded” mode for tablet devices.

Devices can automatically transition between modes depending on if the user is using a mouse and keyboard, or a touch screen.

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The company also showed off the new Windows 10 desktop notification center.

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➤ Windows 10 liveblog