Two years ago, I made the jump from macOS to Windows despite being a long-time Apple fan. I'll be honest: it wasn't an easy switch at first, but as time went by it's become clear it was the right choice.

Andre Assous Women's Women's Women's Pepper Brown Suede Wedge Ankle Boots 10M 01cdf3Andre Assous Women's Women's Women's Pepper Brown Suede Wedge Ankle Boots 10M 01cdf3Andre Assous Women's Women's Women's Pepper Brown Suede Wedge Ankle Boots 10M 01cdf3

In the two years since my switch, I worked to find the absolute best laptops money could buy, trying to compare anything that might be a great MacBook alternative. Adidas NMD City Sock White Grey CS1 UK 4.5 US 5 S32191,, but I thought it was time to revisit Windows 10 and the state of things two years in—and whether I plan on sticking around.

ADIDAS SUPERSTAR 80'S TRAINERS ALL BLACK WITH SILVER METAL TOE IN SIZE 5 UK RARE,

ADIDAS SUPERSTAR women shoes da Ginnastica SIZE 4.5 6.5 Bianco black NUOVO,.

Adidas Womens Grey Black Berry Revenergy Techfit W UK 4.5 EU 37.3,

  • The continued rollout of the beautiful 'Fluent' design system across the platform (albeit slowly)
  • A new system-wide 'light' theme for the first time
  • A seamlessly synchronized cloud clipboard, between mobile and desktop
  • Deep mobile integration with Android via 'Your Phone' to instantly grab images and reply to SMS 
  • OS-wide dark mode, including Windows Explorer, and beyond
  • Snip and sketch tools that natively enable quick screenshots + annotation with digital ink (Windows Key + S)
  • Synchronized timeline between computers and phones for seamless handoff + historic tasks
  • Picture-in-picture across the OS for browsers
  • Native Yubikey support at the OS-level, integrated with web browsers like Chrome
  • A native emoji keyboard, with Kaomoji and other symbols, available in any text field
  • Massive improvements to WSL/Bash on Windows that have transformed it into a first-class Unix alternative 

This is just the big stuff, with much more being tweaked and improved on what feels like a daily basis. Adidas SpringBlade Razor M20200 Glow Metallic Silver Black Running Women's shoes,

Adidas shoes Baskets pour women Loisir de Sport Retro Cuir Textile,

Adidas by Stela Mccartney camel running shoes size 8.5, 

I'm still really satisfied with the WSL/Bash setup, which has really come into its own.Adidas New Women's UltraBOOST X PRIMEKNIT Running shoes Black (BA8278) - Sz 10,.

American Wirehair Cat Running shoes For Men-Free Shipping,. A few tools might be a bit broken, or unsupported, such as things like Grunt's watchers.

Amblers Safety FS108C Ladies Safety Trainers (FS2523),.Adidas Women's Edge Rc w Running shoes, Grey Two Metallic Silver Energy Aqua, 8 M,.

One of the most powerful shifts has been that WSL environments are now fully disposable, and can even live alongside multiple Linux distributions, all living together in a happy family. Broke your bash setup? Just duplicate it, then spin up a fresh copy to mess around with, rather than needing to blow away your whole machine.

Adidas Yung-96 ( EE3682 ),Adidas Duramo 6 Womens Running shoes Fitness Gym Trainers Pink,AE490 CRUZ shoes brown leather women boots EU 36,EU 37,EU 38, Adidas Women's Alphabounce Athletic Running shoes, ADIDAS Supernova w Running shoes, Women's Size 10 B, Pink Black, BB3470 NEW,Adidas Spzl Winterhill shoes da Ginnastica Unisex con Lacci Tessuto grey,Adidas Women's EQT Support SK PK Solar Yellow B37545,.

Adidas Campus W Womens BY9846 CBROWN,White,CRYWHT Womens Size 8,.

ADIDAS Baby PINK and White SUPERSTAR STOCK Brand NEW In Box BA7683 6 1 2,.ADIDAS MI SUPERSTAR TRAINERS BLACK REPTILE & gold SIZE 7 UK RARE EXCELLENT,.

WSL is genuinely exciting, and continues to be a reason to jump across, if you're a developer.Adidas Samoa Women's BB8616,.

Ariat Cruiser shoes - Women's,Aleali May X Air Jordan 1,

Adidas Response Boost ST Running shoes Womens 8.5, Mens 7,

Ahnu Womens Yoga Flex Cross Trainer Sneaker shoes Snow Melt US 8,.

Adidas Superstar W Womens AC8576 White,CBLACK,goldMT Womens Size 7,.

Adidas Originals EQT Support RF Sock Primeknit Glow Sesoye Black B37545 GLW,

Ash Quartz Off White Nappa Calf Silver Women's Athletic Walking shoes US 9,.

ADIDAS SUPERSTAR TRAINERS AMS blueE SNAKE IN SIZE 7 UK EXCELLENT CONDITION,.ADIDAS ORIGINALS SL72 WMNS US 8 UK 6,5 EUR 40 CM 25 HAZE CORAL SL 72 Q23243,.

Adrienne Vittadini “Bette” Brown Leather Boot,

Ash Vitalis High Top Embellished Fringe Chamois Sneakers Size U.S 11 EU 41 NWOB,.

Adidas Zx Flux Women’s Size 9.5 US Grey Pink Running Cross Trainer shoes,Adidas Originals Superstar W-Women's Sneaker Metallic Cooper Silver Gym shoes New,, Adidas OriginalSuperstar Bold W Women Casual shoes Black Ash Pink-White,Adidas INIKI I-5923 Runner Boost Burgundy Red White Gum Womens Trainers DA9278,Adidas Womens Terrex Two Trail Running shoes Trainers Sneakers Black Sports,.

No more waiting around for "just a few more minutes" for...an hour... while the machine updates.

Adidas Originals Stan Smith X Stella McCartney Very Rare Vegan Size 5.5UK,

Adidas NMD R1 Womens Raw Pink Trace Pink Legend Ink LIMITED BY9648 Size 5.5-10,.

Adidas NMD shoes Womens 7.5,ADIDAS F34988 Cloud White Grey Solar Glide Women's, third-party keyboard layout that essentially delivers the Mac character set on Windows, making my life a whole lot easier.

Apex Women's V854 Voyage Walker White Periwinkle Walking shoes,

One of the best things about switching has just been the sheer options when it comes to hardware.Adidas Women's Aerobounce ST w Running shoes,.

Alice + Olivia piper pink gold Jacquard slip ons women's size 9.5 m,.

Looking into 2019, I'm excited that the Surface Book 3 might arrive, and about newer technology AEROSOLES LAND SHAKE SUEDE LEATHER LACE UP SHOES LEATHER ACCENTS SIZE 8.5 B,

Adidas Women Originals Stan Smith shoes Sneakers Pink CQ2818 UK3.5-6.5 04', 

Adidas Performance Women's Ultra Boost Street Running shoes - Choose SZ color,.

Adidas Men's Element Race Running shoes - Choose SZ color,.Aldo womens black Himelfarb boots,.

ADIDAS SCARPA shoes CLOUDFOAM PURE GRAPHIC - BLKWHT - 6 (4059323666154),.

Adidas Originals Superstar Animal S75157 Zapatillas Deportivas Cocodrilo Cuero,

ADIDAS SUPERSTAR PHARRELL WILLIAMS SUPERCOLOUR TRAINERS PURPLE SIZE 5 UK RARE,

Adidas NMD R2 Pacsun Womens 9 Mens 7,.Adidas Womens UltraBoost Laceless W Ash Pearl CQ0010,.

Netflix on the plane without a separate iPad just for that? Yup, you can even sync stuff offline.ADIDAS WOMENS NMD R2 - ASH PINK WHITE CQ2007,.

There still remains a dearth of inspiring apps like you might see on the other side, but it's been Adidas outdoor Womens Galaxy Trail - Choose SZ color, since something genuinely new arrived on macOS as well. I'd argue most of the 'great' Mac apps have either stagnated, or just disappeared entirely, and the gap is not as bad as you’d think.

What Adidas Supernova Riot 6 W Pink White Semi Solar Yellow Womens Trail Runner 8M, feel like a missed opportunity is Microsoft pulling some of the flagship iPad-first apps onto Windows. Apps like Adidas Men's Galaxy 3 m Running shoes Mens Size 8, Adidas shoes Femme Sneakers blue 95562 BDT,Adidas Nmd_R1 Stlt Pk Primeknit shoes women Sneaker Clair orange AQ1119,, and I’m sad that they don’t seem to be actively targeting those popular apps.

Aigle Lafor Garden Clog - Bronze,.Adidas ZX Flux Decon in Ash Pink Size 9,.

Adidas Women's Ultraboost X Parley LTD Running shoes Size 5 to 10 us BB7152,.Art Women's Grass Trainers Black 4 UK,Adidas Performance CG3079 Womens Adizero Defiant Bounce w Running-shoes,.

Adidas Originals Gazelle Womens Velvet Raw Pink UK 6 DB0164 VERY RARE,

Bash on Windows is generally great, but a performance issue emerged at some point that causes slowdowns on common tasks like Adidas Core women Sneaker shoes Tempo Libero Run70s Fucsia, or large commits. It’s related to Windows Defender, Adidas Stan Smith Bold W Black White,Adidas Women's Originals - I-5923 INIKI - Running shoes - Yellow,.

This has been a known issue for months, with ADIDAS LADIES UK 8 EU 42 SUPERSTAR CORAL PINK KNIT SLIP ON TRAINER,Adidas Yohji Yamamoto Y3 Sukita II Wedge Sneaker Sample Ladies 7 Purple Rare,... and frustratingly, Microsoft has largely ignored it—only providing excuses for the problem and promising to look into it at some point in the future. Adidas Originals Tubular Shadow Sneaker Women's Girls' shoes Bb6746 Trainers,Ankle Boots shoes High Heels Stylish Military Platform Punk US 3-14hana,, ADIDAS ORIGINALS SUPERSTAR SLIPON W BLACK AND WHITE,Ahnu 1016922 Womens W Sugar Venture Lace Backpacking Boot- Choose SZ color.,, 19H1.

Alfani Carla Women's Booties shoes (6.5, Black),.

Adidas Superstar BY9750 80s Women shoe US SZ 6.5 Tactile pink Pink Leather,

Adidas Ultraboost ST UK 7 New CQ2134 Black Grey White Ultra Boost Trainers _,

Adidas Womens Supernova Riot Boost Beige Brown Silver White Trail shoes Size 11,.Aquapillar Foldable Slouch Knee High Dress Boots w Metal Strip & Faux Fur Lining,.

ASH women SCARPA SNEAKER SLIP ON CASUAL TEMPO LIBERO JAGGER SS16-S-111942-002,. 

Microsoft's "modern" design language against it's older one
Alfani Womens Hazzel Leather Pointed Toe Ankle Fashion, Cotton Black, Size 8.0 9,

ARMANI JEANS women STIVALE DA PIOGGIA IN GOMMA ART. U5587 SENZA SCATOLA,.Adidas Sneakers Ladies Superstar W By9074 White,.

Adidas Originals Swift Run Pk W Primeknit CQ2034 Women Running shoes Aqua bluee,. 

Adidas Originals Xplr J CQ2964 white halfshoes,Alfani Womens Pippaa Closed Toe Knee High Riding Boots, Black rwwc, Size 6.0 hMQ,Adidas V Racer 2.0 White bluee Womens Sz 8.5 ADV Support Ultra Boost Yeezy DB0424,Ahnu AF2421 Womens Sugarpine Waterproof Hiking shoes- Choose SZ color.,ADIDAS STAN SMITH J SCHUHE RETRO SNEAKER TENNIS COURT SUPERSTAR SAMBA GAZELLE,Adidas Originals NMD R1 STLT Primeknit Womens Black Ash Pink Noble Indigo AC8326,Adidas Mi Supernova Boost 7 Womens Running Trainers Sneakers,Aerosoles My Time Ankle Boots Black Leather 8M,Adidas EQT Support Adv Primeknit Womens BZ0006 Energy Aqua White shoes Size 7,.

The new version of the right-click menu in Windows compared to the old version

Adidas NMD_CS1 Primeknit W b37658,.Adidas Cloudfoam QT Racer W AW4007 black halfshoes,.

Microsoft needs to lead, not just play it safe.

AHNU Sugarpine Dark Slate Waterproof Hiking Trail Boots shoes Size 5.5 Womens, 

One area that seems to be ignored entirely is the taskbar.Adidas para Dama Infantil Júnior Purpurina Superstar Años 80 Zapatillas,.

The tray is a mess

Adidas Women's Lux Clima Running shoes, 4 colors,.

For search in the forthcoming 19H1 update, the same could be said. Microsoft separated it from the Cortana assistant functionality—a wise move—but left it orphaned, floating, and just Alfani Womens Giliann Closed Toe Knee High Fashion Boots, cognac, Size 8.5 QHRM, in general. Why can't this search bar be thought of in an entirely new way?

Adidas Nmd_R1 Stlt Pk Primeknit shoes women Sneaker Cendre pink CQ2028,... at least make it feel consistent?

ADIDAS ORIGINALS SUPERSTAR WHITE HI TOP COMFORT FASHION SHOES BOOTS B28162 NEW,

Like all things in technology, there's good and bad to your choices of software.Adidas Questar Ride Ladies Trainers UK 8 US 9.5 EUR 42 REF 5150,.

ADIDAS ORIGINALS GAZELLE VAPOR PINK US 6 UK 5,5 EUR 38 2 3 38,5 CM 24 BB5472,.

ARIAT Fatbaby Boots Size 7 Brown Leather Women’s,.Adidas Cool TR Clima Navy Pink Women Training Trainers shoes BA7990,.

If you're considering making the jump but aren't sure yet, ask away in the comments. I'm happy to share, very transparently, what types of problems you might run into when you switch, or if you'll love it as much as I do. To see what hardware is worth buying, check out my 2019 laptop guide here.