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Windows 11 will try to guess how long it will take to install an update

For pretty much everyone, software updates are considered to be a pain point. There are few of us enthusiasts that are geeking out over the new features and fixes that might come out on the other end. Microsoft is aiming to make updates a little bit easier to digest with Windows 11. One of the ways...

Windows Server Insider Previews pulled as Windows 11 pushes forward

Microsoft has announced the Windows Server Insider Preview builds are currently on hold. That means that there won't be anything new for a little while while the team "gears up for the next development cycle". Not only that, but the current Windows Server Insider Preview, build 20344, has been pulled from the download page. The next...

These developers got Windows 11 booting on a OnePlus 6T

Last week, Microsoft officially unveiled Windows 11. While it won’t be available to the general public until the end of this year, the first preview build of Windows 11 is already out to Windows Insiders. Alongside the x64 build that most users have installed, there's also an ARM64 build for Windows on ARM devices like...

Users get Windows 11 running on a Lumia 950 XL and Raspberry Pi 4

Earlier this week, Microsoft released the first Windows 11 preview build to Insiders. For most people, you'll need to download the latest build through Windows Update using a Windows 10 PC. But a few creative users have gotten the new build running on more unconventional devices. The Raspberry Pi 4 and the Lumia 950 XL...

Windows 11 Insider Preview first look: Hands on with the new features

Microsoft released the first Windows 11 Insider Preview build the other day. Other than an early leak, it's our first real look at Windows 11, and there's a lot more here than there was on that original leaked build. A couple of weeks ago, we already looked at some key things. The most notable addition in...

Microsoft Office is getting a Fluent design makeover on Windows 11 and Windows 10

On Thursday, Microsoft finally took the curtains off Windows 11, the biggest update in years to the most popular PC operating system. The new update brings substantial changes across the board, including new snap layouts and groups for better multi-tasking, revamped Microsoft Store, support for Android apps, a universal mute button, and much more. The most...

Microsoft makes it easier to build apps for Windows 11 on ARM

Microsoft has just released the first Windows 11 build to Insiders in the Dev channel, and it includes a megaton of new features. But what you can see in the build alone isn't everything. Microsoft has also announced that it's making it easier for developers to make faster apps for Windows 11 on ARM. Microsoft...

Windows 11 may not leave 7th-gen Intel and 1st-gen Ryzen CPUs in the dust

When Microsoft released the documentation for Windows 11, it was clear that this is going to be the first time in over a decade that the minimum requirements for Windows have been significantly raised. The minimum RAM and storage have been increased to 4GB and 64GB, respectively. And for CPUs, there's no more 32-bit support,...

The first Windows 11 preview is live – Here are the new features

Last week, Microsoft introduced Windows 11, the first major new version of its in-house OS in six years. The Redmond firm said that the first Windows 11 Insider Preview would arrive this week with a ton of new features, and it's not wasting any time. The first Windows 11 beta is here in the form...

These are the known issues in Windows 11 build 22000.51

After announcing Windows 11 last week, Microsoft released the first preview today, and as usual, there are some known issues. It also comes with a ton of new features. Obviously, there's the new Start Menu and general new design language, which includes rounded corners. But there's a whole lot more. There are new multitasking features like...

Windows 10 PCs might not get the upgrade to Windows 11 until 2022

Microsoft announced Windows 11 last week, and the new operating system is expected to arrive later this year. Windows 11 is going to bring heavy visual changes along with an array of new features and some deprecated ones. Microsoft said Windows 11 would start showing up in new PCs later this year, but also that...

Microsoft might have teased the Windows 11 launch date

When Microsoft announced Windows 11 last week, it said that it would be coming this holiday season. As it turns out, the firm may have teased a specific Windows 11 launch date, which would be October 20, 2021. That was the date seen in the taskbar in the press images, as spotted by The Verge. There...