Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 11 will not be released and the company will continue to update Windows 10 with new features, improvements and fixes.
Microsoft will continue to develop new versions of Windows 10, such as Windows in ARM, and Windows 10X will also appear next year, a new version of the operating system designed for folding devices and devices on a screen.
Windows 10 20H2 update
Microsoft has decided to release a major update and a "minor" update in 2020.
The Windows 20 2H10 update would be similar in form to the 1909 version of Windows 10 (November 2019 Update).
The "Iron" update 21H1 of Windows 10
After 20H2, Microsoft plans to release the "21H1" update for Windows 10. The Windows 21 update 1H10 will arrive in the spring of 2021 and will introduce new features.
One of the new features expected at 21H1 is a redesigned Start menu that uses a transparent background to present the new multicolored icons.
In a recently edited blog post on Windows Subsystem for Linux, Microsoft had mistakenly confirmed that the Windows Insider team will release a preview of Windows 10 21H1 "Iron" to testers in the second half of June.
"Support for DxCore, D3D12, DirectML and NVIDIA CUDA is coming to a Windows Insider Fast build soon. Fast Ring is currently in the Manganese (Mn) business. We expect Fast Ring to move to the Iron (Fe) industry by the end of June, which will expose this new functionality to Insiders, ”States the paragraph that has now been deleted.
The post suggests that the first preview version of Windows 10 21H1 could be released in June, but the plans are constantly subject to change.
Microsoft seems to be testing the versions internally preview of Windows 10 201xx, but it is not yet known if the versions are connected to the 21H1 update.
Windows 10X: Operating system for dual-screen devices
In October 2019, Microsoft announced Windows 10X for dual-screen devices such as the Surface Neo, which is expected to be released in December 2020.
However, Microsoft recently revealed that Surface Neo has stopped as a project and Windows 10X is now targeting one-screen computers.
A post by Windows and Devices CEO Panos Panay revealed that Microsoft developers are changing their focus on Windows 10X in an effort to meet current customer demand.
"These one screen devices will be used to release Windows 10X to our customers for the first time and we will continue to look for the right time, in collaboration with our partners, to bring the market to market. ability for dual-screen devices, ”said Panos Panay.
Windows 10X is expected to be released in 2021 when Microsoft makes significant improvements to the operating system in terms of usability and adaptability.
Windows 10 leaks are coming in the future
Η Microsoft is also working on a new context menu that offers more shortcuts, including a new option for navigation, address access and tab.
Microsoft has also created a new modern File Explorer with sleek icons and a very nice interface design.
This new interface seems to remove advanced features, including the address bar. It also includes OneDrive integration and Google Drive integration.