If you own one of the over 110 million machines that run Windows 10 then you’ll certainly be interested in knowing that Microsoft has released the first major update for Windows 10 today. The update is now available for all PCs and tablets that are running the new iteration of Microsoft’s operating system, it brings improvements for all aspects of the OS and experience with countless partners updating their device drivers and applications to further improve the Windows 10 experience.

Microsoft also points out that with today’s free update it has reached the point in the new operating system’s maturity where it can confidently recommend whole organizations to start large deployment of Windows 10 across all of their machines.

Performance improvements are included in this update, Microsoft says the boot time is now nearly 30 percent faster than Windows 7 on the same device. Cortana can now recognize the phone number, email address and even physical address when you use a stylus to scribble a note in Cortana Notebook.

The Microsoft Edge browser will offer improved performance and security with today’s update, which also adds tab previews, just over on open tabs and get a preview of what’s open inside that tab without having to leave your current page. Edge now syncs Favorites and Reading list items across all devices and even notifies you of best coupons from big retailers such as Best Buy, Staples or Macy’s when you’re shopping online via Edge.

Skype integration also arrives on Windows 10 with dedicated Messaging and Skype Video apps, both of which are now available from the Windows Store, these apps provide access to basic Skype features like instant messaging, voice and video calls without having to download the full version of the app.

Minor user interface tweaks have been made as well, Microsoft is rolling out this first free major update for Windows 10 today, it shouldn’t take more than a few hours to go live for all users.

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