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XDA Basics: Can I play my games on Windows 11? Here’s what you need to know

Windows 11 is right around the corner, and with this week's leak, we're starting to glean many more details about the new OS. Soon enough, Windows 11 will start showing up on laptops all over so there are some important questions. One thing you may have wondered about is whether you'll be able to play...

Microsoft basically confirms the leaked Windows 11 build is legit

With all of the Windows 11 hype in the past few weeks, there's been one stand-out moment: A purported leaked build of Windows 11 appeared online, and many tech outlets got their hands on it. So did we, and we published a hands-on experience of the new leaked Windows 11 build chock full of our...

Windows 11 apparently offers big performance improvements over Windows 10

Microsoft is set to announce Windows 11 next week, and in case you missed it, a build of the new OS leaked this week. Now, one user is citing some big Windows 11 performance improvements over Windows 10. It comes from YouTuber Ben Anonymous, who's claiming to be using an official build of Windows 11. It's...

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

Windows 11 isn't here quite yet, but soon you'll be seeing it show up on laptops and PCs all over. While we wait for Microsoft to officially announce the operating system at a special event on June 24th, there are already a few features you can try if you're a Windows Insider. Insiders - specifically...

Microsoft adds a Windows 11 developer event to the June 24 lineup

Just a week from now, Microsoft is set to announce Windows 11 at a live-streamed event. A build of it leaked already, so while we've seen the UI, there's still likely more to tell. The company just added a second event to its public calendar for that date, and this one is for Windows 11...

Microsoft is working on yet another Windows 11 SE variant named CloudEditionL

It’s been more than 20 years since Microsoft used the "SE" moniker in its Windows 98 Second Edition, but it appears that the company is ready to bring it back with Windows 11. Internally referred to as the "Cloud" SKU, Windows 11 SE looks to be a tightly locked down edition meant for specialized use...

Is Windows 11 a free upgrade for Windows 10 and Windows 7?

After six years of Windows 10, we finally have a whole new version of Windows upon us. Windows 11 is very exciting, and we already have our first hands-on with an early build. But with it also come a lot of questions. Will Windows 11 be a free upgrade just like Windows 10 was? While...

Windows 11 SE seems to be a stripped-down version of the new OS

While we're waiting for Microsoft to shine light on all the details of Windows 11 at a June 24 event, a build leaked earlier this week has given us a fairly good idea of what to expect. We have our own hands-on coverage of the build, but we're still still digging up more as we...

Windows 11 is a new coat of paint that covers only half the wall

The next big Windows update, which we're fairly certain is called Windows 11, just leaked the other day. The version that leaked is an in-development build, so while it might not be fully representative of whatever Microsoft ends up releasing, it still gives us an early peek at what Windows 11 has in store. The...

When can I get Windows 11? Release date and more!

On June 24, Microsoft is set to announce Windows 11. It's the next generation of Windows and if you're excited about it, you're probably wondering when you can get it. The good news is that you're not going to have to wait that long for a Windows 11 release. What's coming in Windows 11? I can't stress...

Windows 11 takes some obvious design cues from Microsoft’s canceled Windows 10X

An early build of Microsoft's Windows 11 update has just leaked onto the internet, and we've been covering all the tidbits we can find in it. As we continue to update our coverage with bits and pieces of the overall update, we learned that there was something else worth exploring. We long thought that Windows...

Windows 11 has a hidden way to switch back to the Windows 10 Start Menu

A near-final build of Windows 11 leaked today, and that means it's time to find all of the new features ahead of Microsoft's June 24 announcement. One of them was spotted by Rafael Rivera, and as it turns out, there's a way in Windows 11 to go back to the Windows 10 Start Menu if...