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Windows Insiders in Release Preview can now try Android apps on Windows 11

If you're a Windows Insider enrolled in the Release Preview channel and you're running Windows 11, you can now start testing Android apps on your PC. Microsoft is preparing to roll out the feature to all Windows 11 users next month - albeit it'll still be labeled as a preview - and as is customary,...

Windows 11 build 22000.469 is out with a ton of fixes

Microsoft is releasing this month's optional cumulative update for Windows 11, also known as the D week update. This is the preview update before we see the Patch Tuesday update next month. And there are a lot of fixes in the changelog. This isn't entirely uncommon; it's just how Microsoft documents these things, even if this...

Microsoft announces a bunch of new features coming to Windows 11 next month

Microsoft is preparing to roll out some new features to Windows 11 users in February, Windows chief Panos Panay announced today. In a blog post looking at the current state of Windows 11, the head of Microsoft's Windows and hardware divisions also looked to the future, starting with Android apps. However, the wording around Android apps...

Microsoft is ahead of schedule on its Windows 11 rollout because people just love it

Today in a blog post, Microsoft talked a lot about the past year in Windows, and what we're going to see moving forward. The firm said that Windows is now on 1.4 billion monthly active devices, although presumably, that number is limited to Windows 10 and Windows 11. It also said that it's moving quicker...

How to sideload Android apps on Windows 11

So you just set up Windows Subsystem for Android on your Windows 11 PC. You can't wait to run your favorite Android apps right on your computer, but there is a catch! Microsoft has partnered with Amazon to integrate the Amazon Appstore with the Microsoft Store, which means you can't officially access the Google Play...

HP Elite Dragonfly G3 vs MacBook Pro 14: Which should you buy?

Deciding which computer to buy next can be confusing, especially when you're investing a big sum of money in your device. There are plenty of decent Macs and laptops out there, including some HP notebooks -- choosing which one is right for you can be confusing. To make the selection process simpler for you, we're breaking down two...

Android apps on Windows 11: Three months in, and not much has changed

When Microsoft announced Windows 11 last June, one of the key new features that it showed was Android app support. However, it didn't arrive at launch, and to date, you still have to be a Windows Insider to run an Android app natively on Windows. The preview launched on October 20, 2021, three months ago...

Windows 11 features already in preview: Everything you can try right now

After a few months of testing with Windows Insiders, the first version of Windows 11 finally began rolling out to the public on October 5th, and it's now available on most laptops you can buy today. The lead-up to the launch was an exciting time, and we believe Windows 11 is a worthwhile upgrade for...

Microsoft is working on a new Task Manager for Windows 11 with Fluent Design

Microsoft rolled out Windows 11 build 22538 earlier today, and if you're just looking at the company's changelog, the build doesn't have any ground-breaking new features (though there are some welcome improvements). However, lying dormant in this build is something a bit more significant. As shared by Twitter user FireCube (initially discovered by a user...

Advanced game install features on the Xbox app for PC are now enabled by default

Microsoft is rolling out a new version of the Xbox app for Windows 10 and 11, enabling the advanced installation features that were rolled out a few months ago by default. The features were already available to try before, but now, they'll be enabled by default so you can install games in your preferred folder...

Microsoft releases new Windows 11 preview with voice access improvements

It's Wednesday, and that can only mean one thing. It's time for a new Windows 11 Insider Preview build. This week's build is number 22538, and as usual, the changes are pretty modest. The main new feature is an improvement to voice access, which was first shown in build 22518. The feature is being added to...

Windows 11 Update Tracker: Download and Install the latest Windows 11 update

The wait is finally over — Windows 11 is here as Microsoft has officially kicked off the Insider Preview program for the next generation of Windows. The company is also rolling out several updates on top of the base Windows 11 build in preparation for an eventual rollout via the stable channel. This article will...