Yesterday, Microsoft revealed that its new Windows 10 operating system will be available worldwide on July 29, as a free upgrade for users of the most recent versions of Windows.

Earlier, the company had said Windows 10 would be released this “summer”.

The touch-friendly Windows 10 features the return of the Start menu and will run across PCs, tablets and smartphones.

This is also Microsoft’s latest attempt to win over mobile users and features a new browser called ‘Edge’.

Windows 10 will be offered as a free upgrade to users of Windows 7 and 8.1.

The new PCs and tablets running Windows 10 will go on sale July 29, while Windows 10 for other devices such as smartphones would be available later this year.