Windows 10 Technical Preview: Over one million testers and counting

Windows 10 logoMicrosoft released its Windows 10 Technical Preview to the masses on the first of October. The operating system, which is available in x86 and x64 versions, aims to combine the relative ease of use of Windows 7 with the “liked” features in Windows 8.x along with some fresh new functionality to entice people to upgrade.

Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore is now letting us know — via the company’s official Windows blog — that over one million people have registered to download Windows 10 via the Windows Insider Program. In addition, over 200,000 pieces of user-generated feedback have been submitted to Microsoft to help pinpoint bugs and provide insight on what’s right and wrong with the current Technical Preview.

Windows 10 Technical Preview: Over one million testers and counting

As for how the Windows Technical Preview is being used, Belfiore offers these statistics:

Wondering whether people are running this on actual PCs or just “trying it out” for a few minutes in a VM (Virtual Machine)? Well, only 36% of installations of the Windows 10 Technical Preview are in VMs. The remaining 64% are all on actual PCs.

And…

Another indicator that we have solid usage is the number of app-launches that happen on a device. 68% of you are launching more than 7 apps/day, and some people are using it even more heavily.

Microsoft is taking Windows 10 very seriously, as the company obviously doesn’t want a repeat of Windows 8.x. Customer feedback is incredibly useful to the company at this point, so Belfiore implores testers to continue submitting feedback and to visit the Microsoft-monitored Windows Technical Preview Program forum to ask questions about the operating system.

Source: DailyTech

Tags: Microsoft, OSes, Windows 10

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
Consumer group recommends iPhone 8 over anniversary model
 
LTE connections wherever you go and instant waking should come to regular PCs, too
 
That fiction is slowly becoming a reality
 
The Snapdragon 845 octa-core SoC includes the Snapdragon X20 LTE modem
 
Human moderators can help make YouTube a safer place for everyone
 
Google says Progressive Web Apps are the future of app-like webpages
 
All 2018 models to sport the 'notch'
 
The biggest exchange in South Korea, where the BTC/KRW pair is at $14,700 now
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 /
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (4)