The windows console (accessed via cmd) is the coelacanth of software, barely unchanged though millions of years of software evolution. But finally selection pressure has final created a new species. Today Microsoft announced the start of the Windows 10 build up, release date apparently early 2015. One thing that caught many people’s attention is an update, finally, to the ‘MSDOS’ console. Compared to consoles found on other platforms or windows third-party consoles, the Windows console is something that should be retired to the Smithsonian or the London British Museum. Finally however we are getting Ctrl-V for paste and Ctrl-C for copy. At last.
For the gory details read more at New experimental console features in Windows