Top Twitter reactions to Windows 10

Windows fans took to Twitter with the hashtag #WTH to share the good and bad on Windows 10

Today belongs to Microsoft with the unveiling of Windows 10. The revised operating system supports big- and small-screened devices alike, including those that are a part of the Internet of Things. People relied on Twitter for breaking news as Microsoft did not livestream the event. The official hashtag was WTH; a sentiment many echoed.

Microsoft wants Windows 10 to work on a plethora of devices. This includes upcoming products part of the Internet of Things phenomenon, along with smartphones, tablets, notebooks and PCs. Windows 10 unifies products under one blanket OS.

Not everyone believe's Microsoft’s operating system will lend itself to devices with big and small screens equally. Even the return of the Start menu was called into question as it now combines elements of Windows UI and Windows desktop.

Read more: Windows 10: a new platform that runs on every device

A big hit was command prompt, the command line interpreter on Windows devices, which will recognise popular shortcuts and benefit from improved text formatting in Windows 10.

Read more: How to install Windows 10 on a PC using a USB stick

Some considered Microsoft’s efforts to unify its software an admission that Windows 8 wasn’t up to par.

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Although Windows 10 bridges the divide between Microsoft’s UI and its desktop operating system, and that it introduces some nifty innovations to do so, it was the audacious naming convention that struck a chord. People on Twitter made the most noise on Microsoft skipping the 'Windows 9' moniker.

Read about the new features introduced in Windows 10 here

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