News & Reviews: windows 11
Jul 21, 2022
Microsoft is bringing a new feature that benefits those who like to open tons of apps at once. The new taskbar overflow is designed to make it easier to find the open apps once you run out of taskbar space, and it should bring more convenience to users compared to how the operating system did before.
Jun 14, 2022
Earlier this year, Microsoft was spotted testing tabs for File Explorer on Windows 11. It turns out that the company has decided to roll out the feature soon, giving us a modernized version of the file managing app.
Mar 22, 2022
Microsoft has just released a new update to Windows 11 that will add a watermark on your desktop wallpaper if it detects that your PC is running on unsupported hardware. Furthermore, a similar warning will also be present in the landing page of the settings app.
Those who are familiar to Windows will surely know of the dreaded ‘Activate Windows’ watermark in previous iterations of the Operating System. However, this time around it’s not a case of licensing but due to hardware specifications that are required to run Windows 11.
Microsoft says that ads in Windows 11 File Explorer is just an ‘experiment’, may still be introduced in the futureMar 16, 2022
Recently, we reported that Microsoft is potentially planning to put ads in Windows 11 File Explorer based on a screenshot shared by one of the OS’ build testers. Now, Microsoft has come out to address the matter, saying that the ads feature is merely an experimental banner.
Furthermore, the tech giant also said that the banner was never intended for external publication and has since been turned off in the latest Windows 11 test build. This is according a statement from Windows senior programme designer, Brandon LeBlanc that was sent to US-based tech portal The Verge.
Mar 15, 2022
After getting Windows users excited with the potential addition of tabs in the OS’ File Explorer, it seems that Microsoft is getting things 'balanced' by also potentially adding a feature that is almost universally loathed. Get this, a Windows 11 Insider build tester recently discovered that Microsoft is testing putting advertisements in File Explorer!
Shared by Florian on Twitter, a screenshot of File Explorer on the Windows 11 Insider build shows a line of ad placed right above the listing of folders and files. Furthermore, it seems that the feature would be putting ads promoting Microsoft products. For this particular instance captured by Florian, he received an ad promoting Microsoft Editor.
Mar 10, 2022
A Windows feature that most of us would like to have might be making its way to Windows 11. According to the latest information, Microsoft has started testing tabs for File Explorer in the latest build of the operating system (OS).
Feb 22, 2022
Microsoft might have an extreme way in its pocket to prevent users from installing Windows 11 on unsupported machines. According to the latest information, the tech giant might use a permanent watermark to warn those who install the operating system (OS) on devices that don't meet the system requirements.
Feb 18, 2022
The Android app support is a highly-anticipated feature for Microsoft's latest operating system update, Windows 11. However, it looks like some requirements might annoy the users or even lead to them giving up using the feature.
Feb 17, 2022
Microsoft will soon roll out some Xbox features for our fellow PC gamers on Windows 11. The company plans to bring the Xbox HDR Game Calibration app and optimizations for windowed gaming to the operating system (OS). Through the features, users will get to enjoy improved colour accuracy and consistency of an HDR display, plus run older games with less input lag, Auto HDR, and Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) when they're in windowed mode.
Feb 16, 2022
Late last month, Microsoft held a public beta for a new update that officially brings Android app support to Windows 11. The feature was first announced last year, and it looks like Microsoft is finally ready to roll out the feature.