Windows 11 Subsystem for Android updated to Android 12.1

Support for Android apps was added to Windows 11 to make it easier for users to download and run Android apps on a Windows PC. Several new features and an upgrade to Android 12.1 have been added to the Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) as part of Microsoft’s latest release. Continue reading “Windows 11 Subsystem for Android updated to Android 12.1”

Microsoft announces new Windows 11 accessibility features

Microsoft has announced many new accessibility features that coming to Windows 11 at its Accessibility Summit 2022 keynote. The company is apparently preparing Windows 11 22H2 for RTM this month, and it is now nearing general release. Among the new features are a more immersive Focus experience, system-wide live captioning, more efficient voice access tools, and more realistic Narrator voices. Most of these new features to make Windows more accessible have already been tested by Windows Insiders in the Dev and Beta Channel versions. Continue reading “Microsoft announces new Windows 11 accessibility features”

Windows 11 to get tabbed File Explorer, focus timer, intelligent meetings features and more

During an online presentation led by Panos Panay, Microsoft’s chief product officer, Microsoft outlined the future of the Windows desktop experience for its commercial customers. The company wants to bring Windows 11 and Windows 365 closer together, with a lot of help from its Cloud PC service. This will make it easier for businesses that use or give Windows PCs to their employees to work in hybrid situations and improve productivity workflows. Continue reading “Windows 11 to get tabbed File Explorer, focus timer, intelligent meetings features and more”

Steam Deck beta update brings support for Windows 11

Valve released the Steam Deck console earlier this year, incorporating a design reminiscent of the Nintendo Switch with the open software and hardware of a PC. And the most recent beta update from Steam Deck adds support for Windows 11. The patch includes fTPM for AMD chipsets, which allows players to use exclusive OS features, and several other improvements, such as the ability to type with dual trackpads. Continue reading “Steam Deck beta update brings support for Windows 11”

Windows 11 with refreshed look, new Start button and more now available — Here’s how to get it

Microsoft today released Windows 11, the next major Windows update, as it had promised. As announced earlier, this is a free upgrade to Windows 10 users. Microsoft already confirmed that Windows 11 requires your device to be running on Intel 8th generation or AMD Zen 2 processors and later, but it won’t block manual installation using an ISO. Continue reading “Windows 11 with refreshed look, new Start button and more now available — Here’s how to get it”

Windows 11 will be available starting from October 5

Microsoft introduced Windows 11, the next major Windows update, back in June, and also released the early build through Windows Insider Program soon after. At that time, it said that the stable version will be available this holiday. Today it was confirmed that it will start rolling out for eligible devices starting from October 5th. Continue reading “Windows 11 will be available starting from October 5”

Microsoft introduces Windows 11 with refreshed look, new Start button and taskbar, Snap Layouts and more

Microsoft just introduced Windows 11, the next major Windows update at its event, as expected. This brings a simplified design and user experience, Start menu in the centre, new tools like Snap layouts, Desktops, and a new more-intuitive redocking experience, option to connect instantly right from your desktop with Microsoft Teams, and more. Continue reading “Microsoft introduces Windows 11 with refreshed look, new Start button and taskbar, Snap Layouts and more”

Windows 11 with revamped UI, new start menu and more surface; hints at free upgrade from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1

Microsoft is all set to launch the Windows 11 on June 24th. After screenshots of the next-generation Windows OS surfaced on Baidu in China, the full Windows 11 test build seems to have leaked online. This shows a revamped user interface, a new start menu and lots more new features. There are also new wallpapers. Continue reading “Windows 11 with revamped UI, new start menu and more surface; hints at free upgrade from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1”