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.
New with box: A brand-new, unused, and unworn item (including handmade items) in the original packaging (such as ... Read moreabout the condition
|Product Line:||Merrell Chameleon|
|Width:||Medium (B, M)||Model:|
|Item #:||05-261||US Shoe Size (Women's):||US 11|
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. New Balance Sportowe Damskie Czarne Zamszowe,, 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.
New Balance 373 Suede Trainer Navy with bluesh,
Maison Margiela shoes 391208 BrownｘRed 37,.
M3598 New Women's Clarks Ruby Diamond Ankle Bootie Taupe Suede US 7.5 M,
- 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. Naturalizer wide shaft calf arness boot 11 stretch brown leather,
- New Balance Women's 574 Sport Decon shoes White with Tan,
- Control Panel is finally almost entirely unified within the 'modern' experience
- Lucky Brand Women's wesson2 Ankle Boot - Choose SZ color,
- 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!
Montrail Rogue Fly women's shoes Size 6 NIB,
Mbt Women's Size 9.5 White Walking shoes 400108-75,
I'm still really satisfied with the WSL/Bash setup, which has really come into its own.New Balance Womens 996 Mid Retro Sneaker Boot shoes WH996BXW Japan Rare Size 5.5,.
Mint in the Box Giani Bernini Memory Foam Black Leather Boots Sz 7 Med. VGC,. A few tools might be a bit broken, or unsupported, such as things like Grunt's watchers.
Mizuno Womens Wave Sayonara 4 Fiery Coral Dazzling bluee Running shoes Size 11,.McRae Women's Athletic Hiker Lace Up Grey\ orange Composite Toe,.
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.
Marc Jacobs bluee Rubber Rain Boots SZ 37,MOLLY BRACKEN J12a16, Low Sneakers Woman,MINNETONKA WOMENS HI TOP BACK ZIP BLACK SUEDE BOOTS SIZE US 6.5 M, Naturalizer Women's Flexy Ballerina Flat Navy Leather Flats, New Balance Women's Vazee Coast Training Running shoes bluee (Teal 443) 6 UK,New Balance Wl 574 Asc shoes pour Femme Poissons Poisonberry WL574ASC,Merrell Siren Edge Purple Black Womens Outdoors Hiking shoes Trainers (US 9),.
New Balance Women's Trail Running Ankle-High shoes,.
NEW Ladies Smoky Mountain Boots Western - Rubber - bluee - Waterproof,.New Women's Diesel EXPOSURE W high top BLACK S9-10-RH size 9 A45,.
WSL is genuinely exciting, and continues to be a reason to jump across, if you're a developer.NEW BALANCE WL 574 CRC oxide pink off white WL574CRC 658621-50-13 NEU,.
MAX STUDIO 179 BROWN SUEDE & SHEEP SKIN LACE UP MID-CALF BOOTS HEELS 8.5M,Max Mara boots, size 36,
Lucky Ritten Riding Boot,Brindle Taupe Suede Stacked Boots Boots Size 42 12,
NEW Asics Gel-Solution Speed 3 size 6 ladies white bluee Steel Crystal bluee New,.
Marco Tozzi Decorative Ankle Strap Boot Womens Black Anthracite Ankle Boots,.
Mia Women's Greta Ankle Strap Sandal Black Leather Buckle Fastening,
Neu DAMEN Reebok black Classic Leather Quilted LEDER SNEAKER AR1263,.
MOA MASTER OF ARTS shoes BASKETS SNEAKERS FEMME EN CUIR VICTORIA BUGS B E3C,.NATURALIZER BARITA Women Booties (6 M, BLACK),.
Natural Soul Women's Ilena Loafer Flat - Choose SZ color,
MAX MARA riding boots sz 38,.
Mens shoes Womens size 9.5 Converse Chucks 532289F wedding silver new F1,Marco Tozzi Platform Decorative Studs Womens Pewter Synthetic Boots - 37 EU,, MERRELL Women’s Pechora Peak Boots Dragonfly Purple Size US 5,NEW adidas VS Coneo QT W B74551 Women''s shoes Trainers Sneakers SALE,LV75P L.blueE white and bluee sports shoes,.
No more waiting around for "just a few more minutes" for...an hour... while the machine updates.
New Balance Women's Coast V4 FuelCore Running shoes,
LUXUS PRADA SNEAKER SCHUHE 3E6026 grey PINK NEU NEW 41 41,5 UK 8,.Mens Nike Air Jordan 2 Retro Low RARE - 832819101 - White Varsity Back,MINNETONKA LEATHER FRINGED MOCCASIN BOOTS SZ 8 BRONZE, third-party keyboard layout that essentially delivers the Mac character set on Windows, making my life a whole lot easier.
MACKINTOSH PHILOSOPHY lace-up shoes 42 Leather (K16817,
One of the best things about switching has just been the sheer options when it comes to hardware.New Balance Wl 574 Cli shoes women Tempo Libero da Ginnastica bluee WL574CLI,.
NEW adidas Originals Tubular Doom Socks CQ2453 Women’s Size 8.5 And 9 Available,.
Looking into 2019, I'm excited that the Surface Book 3 might arrive, and about newer technology Merrell Women's Adaline blueff Bracken 7 M US,
Marc Fisher Women's Ignite Double Gore Bootie,Vigogna Black Suede Elastic,US 6.5,
women Converse Ctas Ballet Encaje Óptico Zapatillas whiteas,.
Napa Flex Women US 12 EU 42 Maroon Red Rain Boots NWOB Made in ,.Luxury Rebel Womens Anthropologie 7.5 US Knee High Boots Brown Fur Penelope,.
New Balance Aria Sneakers Ladies Runners Laces Fastened Knit Knitwear,.
New Balance WL574CIC WL574CIC pink halfshoes,
New Balance Women's Clay Court 996 V3 Tennis shoes - Choose SZ color,
M3516L PreOwned Women's New Balance WW927WT Walking shoes US 12 2E Wide,.New Balance Women's 415 Trainers Black (Black White Seasonal) 3 UK,.
Netflix on the plane without a separate iPad just for that? Yup, you can even sync stuff offline.M4029L PreOwned Women's Nike FS 2 Lite Running shoes US 7 M,.
There still remains a dearth of inspiring apps like you might see on the other side, but it's been Nautilus Safety Footwear Womens Composite Toe Slip Resistant, Black, Size 10.0, 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 NEW BALANCE 1260v7 Womens Support Aqua Running shoes Size 8.5 W1260BY7, feel like a missed opportunity is Microsoft pulling some of the flagship iPad-first apps onto Windows. Apps like Naughty Monkey Fall Fever Taupe Boots Size 10, LUXUS PRADA SAFFIANO SNEAKER SCHUHE 3E5892 WEISS NEU NEW 40 40,5 UK 7,Miss Sixty Brown Foldover Heeled Leather Boots, US 7.5,, and I’m sad that they don’t seem to be actively targeting those popular apps.
New Balance Women's 574 Backpack shoes Pink with White 5 B,.Naturalizer Women's Nara Loafer Silver Leather Comfort shoes,.
NEW AUTH Women's Nike Air 90 LE DB Black Hot Pink 578101 066 Size 8.5,.New Balance Women's 1080V7 Running shoes, Artic Fox Poisonberry, 7 D US,Merrell Capra Bolt Hiking Bright Red shoes - Waterproof (For Women size 6),.
NEW BALANCE CLASSICS CALZATURA women SNEAKERS NABUK+TESSUTO grey - B1B2,
Bash on Windows is generally great, but a performance issue emerged at some point that causes slowdowns on common tasks like
Mizuno Wave Bolt 6 Womens Volleyball shoes, White Navy, 9 B US, or large commits. It’s related to Windows Defender, Material Girl Frauen Stiefel black Groesse 8.5 US 39.5 EU,MEPHISTO Runoff black nubuck leather lace-up sneakers women’s US 8 WORN ONCE,.
This has been a known issue for months, with NEW Altra Footwear Womens Escalante Racer Durable Breathable Running shoes US,Madden Girl Women's FUZE-P Combat Boot, Olive Satin, 6.5 M US,... 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. Miu Miu Calzature Pirite gold Glitter Leather Fashion Sneaker Size UK 5 BNWB,Material Girl Women's Rheta Lace-Up Platform Boots - Booties Cognac Size 10.5 M,, New Balance 840v4 Running shoes - Women's Size 10.5 2E, Grey Purple,New Balance Women's Fresh Foam Zante v2 WLZANTDC Silver Mink,, 19H1.
MIU MIU Crystal Toe Satin Satin Sneakers Uk 5.5 EUR 38.5 US 8.5,.
Mishka Leather Boots w Faux Fur Trim & Crepe Platform Sole (New w o box) Size 9,
Moncler Sneakers Mules Slides Size 7 37,
Mizuno Wave Lightning Rx3 Ankle-High Tennis shoes For Women Size 12 W,.New Balance Wl 574 Inc grey green shoes Sneaker Donne 678401-50-63,.
New Balance Women's Fresh Foam 1080v6 Running shoes, bluee Grey,.
Mizuno Womens US 6 EU 36 Wave Bolt 3 Volley Ball shoes Royal bluee FAST B46,.Natural Soul Women's Carryon Loafer Navy Leather Loafers,.
Monroe and Main Womens Double Strap Studded Side Zip 7 Bootie Women Sz8.5M US,.
NEW ADIDAS WOMEN'S ORIGINALS SUPERSTAR SHOES WHITE BLACK-WHITE,New Balance Womens Vazee Rush V3 Lightweight Neutral Running shoes.Various size,NEW BALANCE CLASSICS SCHUHWERK FRAU TURNSCHUHE NUBUK+STOFF grey - 2B9C,New 2017 Skechers Go Walk 4 Pursuit Slip on Trainer Walking shoe-Grey blue effect,New Balance 501 Women's shoes Sneaker Casual Trainers Black KL501BCY New,Naturalizer Womens Cyan, Grey, Size 7.5,MUK LUKS Women's Sasha Ankle Strap Sandal Cognac Strappy Sandals,New Balance WCRUZRW2 B White Grey Women Running shoes Sneakers WCRUZRW2B,New Balance Wl 574 Mer shoes pour Femme pink Argile Powder Baskets WL574SEA,.
NEW Asics Gel-Kayano 23 women's running marathon T6A5N 0193 shoe 24 25 trainers,.New Balance 840 Baskets women WL840 Espadrilles shoes Basses Sport Loisir,.
Microsoft needs to lead, not just play it safe.
Mod Comfys L874A Leder Klettverschluss Mittelnaht Stiefeletten,
One area that seems to be ignored entirely is the taskbar.Marc Fisher LTD Arrine Over-the-Knee Boots Size 6 US New Block Heel,.
Merrell Womens Moab Fst Hiking shoes Size 11,.
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 New Balance Women's Fresh Foam 1080v7 Running shoes, Supercell Sunrise, 6, in general. Why can't this search bar be thought of in an entirely new way?
New Adidas Women's Ultra Boost X All Terrain 7, 7.5, 8, 10 Noble bluee Ash Pearl,... at least make it feel consistent?
New Balance WL574 Sneaker, Gr.41, Leder und Textil,
Like all things in technology, there's good and bad to your choices of software.NEW ASICS GEL-180 TR WOMENS LEATHER SHOES (2E EXTRA WIDE FITTING),.
Material Girl Eidyth Womens Fashion Sneakers bluesh 9 US 7 UK,.
New Balance white Wl574sye white avec évasion de mer Vintage Indigo,.Mens Guess Boden gold-Toe High-Top Sneakers - Burgundy,.
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.