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Windows updates won’t be as painful with Windows 11

Microsoft's Windows 11 event is underway, and just a few minutes in, Microsoft has already announced a big change. When Windows 11 gets a software update, it will happen in the background and should finish much faster than before because updates will be 40% smaller. This is a major improvement for Windows, a platform on which...

Windows 11 is coming to Windows Insiders next week

After a few weeks of waiting, Microsoft finally held its Windows 11 event today, showing off its vision for the next generation of Windows. After Windows Insiders had new build releases paused for a few weeks, the anticipation to get Windows 11 is high, but you'll have to wait a little longer. During the event,...

How to watch Microsoft’s Windows 11 launch event

We're now less than 24 hours away from Microsoft's launch event for Windows 11, its next-generation operating system. As we've already seen from a leaked build, it comes with a new UI. Don't worry though, as Microsoft will definitely have more to say at its event. When: June 24, 2021 at 11am ET Microsoft rarely announces events...

Will my mouse and keyboard work with Windows 11?

Whenever a big new update comes around, it's natural to have questions about what it means for you. That goes for Windows 11, too. Whether it's apps or devices, you want to know that things are going to work after the update. After all, you spent money on those devices and so you expect to...

What Windows 11 SKUs are there? Are they the same as Windows 10?

Windows 11 is inching ever closer, and there's quite a bit we already know about it. Microsoft officially announced the operating system on June 24th, and there was a lot to unpack. But of course, some questions still remain. One that might pop up in your mind is what Windows 11 SKUs exist and what...

Will my apps work with Windows 11?

Windows 11 is rapidly approaching and you might have some questions about how everything will work. Being the first major Windows version in six years suggests that we're in for some big changes. Thankfully, Microsoft doesn't seem to be trying to break away from everything it built with Windows 10. Windows 11 still shares a...

If the new Windows 11 design is all there is, I’d be fine with that

We're now only a couple days away from the launch of Windows 11 and thanks to a leak, we've seen much of the design. If you went ahead and installed Windows 11 build 21996.1, you probably came to the same conclusion as everyone else -- it's just Windows 10 with a new design. I'm a Windows user,...

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

Windows 11 is right around the corner.  Now that Microsoft has officially announced the OS, we know a lot more about what it will be like. But with Windows 11 soon coming to laptops all over so there are some important questions. One thing you may have wondered about is whether you'll be able to...

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...

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...