Allowing these legacy app makers to offer their products through the Windows Store is Microsoft's way of pushing these developers to incorporate more UWP features into their programs and ultimately equip them to run on all Windows 10 devices, ZDNet said.
Microsoft has now been suspected in trying to put an end to the Windows Phone, and the Windows 10 Mobile OS devices, and it now looks like the company is no longer willing to tap into the mobile phone markets. With this a device like the Microsoft Band 2 or other third party devices, they can become an external second factor of authentication which can be used to unlock your Windows 10 PCs.
Microsoft's roadmap doesn't always indicate editions support for Windows 10 features.
Microsoft is also working on biometric authentication which makes it possible to login using facial recognition through webcams.
It appears that Microsoft has now confirmed that we will indeed be seeing all the exciting features that have been previewed in Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14316 this summer.
Companion devices should be especially useful for older computers and low budget PCs that don't contain any additional security. Windows 10 helps ensure that unhealthy devices can be identified and gated from business resources using a combination of the Windows Device Health Attestation cloud service and mobile device management systems such as Microsoft Intune. Windows 10 uses the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 hardware built into newer PCs to monitor startup processes services and determine if data is trustworthy.
Enhancements to Microsoft Passport improve its functionality in enterprise environments. On Windows 10, you'll rely on Cortana, the intelligent personal assistant, which sits next to the Start Button.
Microsoft now has a Windows 10 resource page describing current and future capabilities of the operating system. For instance, there's Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, which Microsoft described last month as service for businesses, helping them to detect "post-breach" attacks. From upgrades that automatically installed themselves to checkboxes that somehow were set to "default", users didn't respond kindly to the forced changes.
Another feature under development will let Windows Phone or Android phone users unlock Windows 10 devices. With Windows 10, the need for a PIN has been eliminated on most device types; the single sign-on experience maintains BitLocker's strong performance, reliability, and deployment benefits while still meeting security expectations. "I suspect most will go with the Anniversary update right from the outset".
The roadmap also described a "laptop-like accessory support" feature that's under development.