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.
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. Jessica Simpson Linnee bluee purple Lux Kid Suede Triple Strap Tall Heel 8 M,, 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.
Giani Bernini Odeysa Ballet Flats New Dark Bronze 5M,
FIC FLORAL Ashley Women Wide Width Peep Toe Nylon Mesh Dress Slingback,.
INC International Concepts Zitah Womens Heels & Pumps Black Suede 10 US 8 UK,
- 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. Giuseppe zanotti Great Condition Size 6,
- Frye Audra Button Heel Womens Black Leather Mules Heels Sz US 8.5,
- Control Panel is finally almost entirely unified within the 'modern' experience
- JIMMY CHOO April Black Womens shoes Size 9 M Heels MSRP 1250,
- The ability to browse the Linux file system natively, via Explorer, without hacking around it
- Improved high-DPI mode for 4K+ screens
- Gaming-specific features for better performance, recording videos and even streaming to Twitch
- Lots more, but you get the idea!
GUESS BY MARCIANO KELLY SANDAL SIZE 7.5,
FABULICIOUS Sandal shoes Clear Platform High Heels Rhinestones LIP-131 Taupe,
I'm still really satisfied with the WSL/Bash setup, which has really come into its own.Gia Couture women fashion flat slippers shoes in black leather and fabric,.
HOGAN BALLERINES FEMME EN CUIR NEUVES BEIGE 95B,. A few tools might be a bit broken, or unsupported, such as things like Grunt's watchers.
ELIE SAAB Satin Ankle Strap Sandals Size 41 UK 8 Leather High Heel Made in ,.EMILIO LUCA BLACK PATENT LEATHER COURT SHOES WOMENS UK SIZE 8 NEW,.
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.
Jessica Simpson Frauen Centella Spitzenschuhe Knoechel Riemen Leder Klassische P,FENDI Square Toe Black Suede Jeweled Ballet Flats Ballerina shoes IT 39 US 9,Fendi Embellished Flats With Stone Details, Imagine by Vince Camuto Women's Vanilla Wedge Sandal. Sz. 7M Huntington Beach, Elisablack Black Sandal with Cone Heel,JIMMY CHOO LONDON PYTHON BROWN WHITE SANDALS HEEL 39.5 9.5 M PLATFORM,Jimmy Choo Aza Burgundy Claret Suede Pump Pointy Toe Low Kitten Heel shoes 36.5,.
Fabulicious Sandaletten LIP-108SD Transparent Fabulicious Sandaletten LIP-108SD,.
Fashion Ladies' Pumps Cinderella Diamond Crystal shoes Wedding Party shoes,.Jil Sander Womens Peep Toe Slingbacks Pumps Heels Black Suede Size 38.5 8.5,.
WSL is genuinely exciting, and continues to be a reason to jump across, if you're a developer.Geox Womens Lola 108 Ballet Flat, Black, 37.5 EU 7.5 M US,.
Gabor, Women's, Tote, Low-Top Sneakers Dark bluee (Dark bluee Nubuck) 3 UK,JIMMY CHOO NANDA Black Suede gold Studded Suede Slide Sandals shoes Sz. 38.5,
Jimmy Choo Megan Laser Cut Leather Sandals Heels - Size 39 UK 8.5 US - 975 new,
Ivanka Trump ITBAINA Womens Baina Pump- Choose SZ color.,.
Heel Nine West Kushala Espadrille Wedge Sandal Dark bluee Off-White Fabric,.
Jessica Simpson Women's DEZZIE Heeled Sandal, Dark Denim, 9.5 Medium US,
HOGAN WRAP 144 WOMAN BALLET FLATS SHOES HXW1440H3711RMB99 HXW1440H3711RMAU77,.
Fergalicious Women's Parade Studded Bootie,.FLASHDANCE-709 7 MULTI PATTERN LIGHT UP POLE DANCE ANKLE STRAP PLATFORM SANDAL,.
Enrico Antinori Women's Court shoes Mules Brown Leather Suede Np 219 New,
HOGAN WOMEN'S LEATHER LOAFERS MOCCASINS NEW H346 MAXIPLATFORM H222 PINK 8B7,.
Flr378 ADELIA nœud strass ACCENT bout ougreen cuir suédé paillettes TALONS SAC,Eileen Fisher Womens Link Nubuck Lace Up Stretch Gore Flat Sandal Black Size 5.5,, Freda Salvador Gladiator Black Leather Lace up Ghillie d'Orsay Oxford flats SZ 8,J.Renee Women's Edie Ballet Flat Black White 9.5 W US,Hunter Bruson Beige Shearling Leather Mules shoes Clogs 9,.
No more waiting around for "just a few more minutes" for...an hour... while the machine updates.
INC Womens Kenjay Purple Suede D'Orsay Heels Evening 7.5 Wide (C,D,W) BHFO 1897,
ISABEL MARANT LEO blueE SUEDE LEATHER BALLET FLATS, SIZE 36,.JEFFREY CAMPBELL BREA LEA SUEDE SHOES - BLACK - SIZE 5 – BNIB,Evaluna Pumps yellow gold Borde Brokat 39 selten Hoher NP NEU, third-party keyboard layout that essentially delivers the Mac character set on Windows, making my life a whole lot easier.
EQUITY LADIES SLIP ON LOW HEEL TOE CAP WIDE FITTING BALLERINA SHOES TERRI 902290,
One of the best things about switching has just been the sheer options when it comes to hardware.Jimmy Choo Isabel Champagne Glitter Fabric Kitten Heel Pumps sz 39,.
Fendi Black Wedges Sandals 38.5 8.5,.
Looking into 2019, I'm excited that the Surface Book 3 might arrive, and about newer technology J Crew Roxie Printed Leather Pumps Heels shoes 8.5 bluee Pink B0978 Floral 298,
HOGAN SCHUHWERK FRAU FRANCESINA LEDER BORDEAUX - A7C5,
Guiseppe zanotti 37.5 red suede silverforms,.
Hobbs NW3 Ladies Navy bluee Suede Tan Leather Laceup Peeptoe Brogue shoes 4,.JIMMY CHOO DELLA 225975 navy bluee embellished badges high top sneaker sz. 39.5,.
El Naturalista Clog Yggdrasil N095 grafito,.
HOGAN WRAP 144 DAMEN MOKASSINS LOAFER FREIZEITSCHUHE ART. HXW1440R9506RTB999,
Jimmy Choo Dame Caged Neon Leather Sandals,
Giuseppe Zanotti Coline Wings Suede Sandal, Burgundy,.Harold's 5.5 Spain Leather shoes,.
Netflix on the plane without a separate iPad just for that? Yup, you can even sync stuff offline.HOGL 1- 10 5044, shoes con tacco BEIGE SALMONE LACCA PELLE di alta qualità,.
There still remains a dearth of inspiring apps like you might see on the other side, but it's been Frye Brea Women's FLATS white, 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 Frye Ember Cross Ballet Flats Women's shoes Sz 9.5 NEW, feel like a missed opportunity is Microsoft pulling some of the flagship iPad-first apps onto Windows. Apps like Heel Sofft Vanita Champagne gold Bruce Metal Shell Suede, Fortress Of Inca shoes EUR 39 Peeptoe Mule Heels Anthropologie Peru Sandals,Femini Heels women heeled sandals Black Print floral Size 7M,, and I’m sad that they don’t seem to be actively targeting those popular apps.
French Connection Women's Umara Dress Pump,.Jessica Simpson RED womens shoes size 7 37 heels open toe side Josette shiny,.
HÖGL Women's Emma Trainers Black (Black) 6.5 UK,.Jimmy Choo Allure Woven Raffia Pump shoes White 695.00 Size 39.5,Elegant LUCIANO PADOVAN SNAKESKIN PINK HEELS 40 EU 9.5 US,.
Gabor black leather loafers, UK 5.5 H EU 38.5 H, BNWB,
Bash on Windows is generally great, but a performance issue emerged at some point that causes slowdowns on common tasks like
Gianvito Rossi Black Beaded Ankle Cuff Sandals, Size 36, or large commits. It’s related to Windows Defender, Janet & Ladies Ankle-Strap Sandal 40 Green Pumps shoes Leather Np 235,women Bronx Jaxstar shoes whitehes Mono Plats,.
This has been a known issue for months, with Fly London Plan 717 Sand Womens Nubuck Ankle Strap Closed-toe shoes,INC International Concepts Frauen Kenjay 16 Spitzenschuhe Leder D-orsay Pumps Pi,... 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. GIANNI VERSACE Women's Black Leather Strappy Pump Heels Euro Size 35.5,GUESS Womens Onila Black Open Toe Heels Size 7.5,, Guess Rachel Roy Pumps Stilettos Size 6,Escarpins GUESS, en cuir black, vernis, à bouts ougreens - size 37 - état neuf,, 19H1.
Jessica Simpson Frauen JS-PALKAYA Offener Zeh Knoechel Riemen Klassische Pumps S,.
Ivanka Trump Carra Snakeskin Print Zebra Striped Pointed Pumps Size 8,
Gabor Women's Comfort Sport Ankle Strap Sandals Beige (Space (Jute)) 4 UK,
Elegant Women‘s Embroidered Cloth Sexy Stiletto Pointy Toe High Heels Plus Size,.High heels von Konstantin Starke in black, Größe 39,.
FABULICIOUS Leather High Heels T-Strap Platform Sandal Strappy FLA436,.
Handsome ETIENNE AIGNER Dark Brown Calfskin Pumps w Brass Logo Snafflebits 7M,.Jeffrey Campbell Women shoes Sz 8.5 Purple Stiletto Heels Peep Toe Snake Print,.
J. Crew Women's Laine Ankle Strap Metallic gold Heels Size 10,.
ERDEM H&M LEATHER PUMPS WITH RHINESSTONES,Gianvito Rossi White Leather Loafers Round Toe Black Heels Flat shoes Sz US 8.5,Frances Valentine Women's Gigi Pump - Choose SZ color,EUC VINCE 37 US 6.5M Black Suede Pointy Toe Classic Slip On D'Orsay Pumps AX,GIANVITO ROSSI Rosielee Heeled Ankle Boots Sz. 38 Camoscio Denim,Fabulicious Women's Bella 26,HOGAN REBEL SLIP ON FEMME EN CUIR SNEAKERS NEUF R289 silver F89,Jessica Simpson tan camel leather heels size 7,G.H. Bass & Co. Women's Nikki Mule, Tan, Size 8.0 XalB,.
Giorgio Armani Open Toe Satin Sandals Kitten Heel Black 37 US 7,.Hobbs Alice bluesh Court Heels. Various Sizes.,.
Microsoft needs to lead, not just play it safe.
HTF Nine West QUINNIFER Pointy Toe Slingback Pump BLACK LEATHER 12M,
One area that seems to be ignored entirely is the taskbar.gold pumps 3206 BENEDETTA size7 (39) high heel open toe Artmarry by EMS,.
Guess Womens kenzie2 Open Toe Ankle Strap Classic Pumps, Black Suede, Size 7.5 b,.
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 Jimmy Choo Gavot Metallic Leather Ballerina Flat, gold, Size 7, in general. Why can't this search bar be thought of in an entirely new way?
Escarpins sur le poteau Edeo 3190A black,... at least make it feel consistent?
Flamingo 1020 Black Patent 8 High Heel Platform Ankle Boot shoes 5-12,
Like all things in technology, there's good and bad to your choices of software.Irregular Choice x Disney Whoa Donald & Daisy Duck Glitter Flat Size UK 5 EU 38,.
European Sexy Lady Sandals Stilettos Stilettos Chain Decor Ankle Party shoes New,.
Ellie shoes Women's 609-Edgy Boot - Choose SZ color,.Gabor Trainers, Samtchev Crash Metal, Olive, Best Fitting, Removable Footbed,,.
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.