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How to get your PC ready for the Windows 11 Insider Preview

Last week, Microsoft announced Windows 11. When it did so, it promised that Windows Insiders would be able to start testing out the Windows 11 beta beginning the next week. If you want to install this thing on day one, there are some things that you can do to get your PC ready. Check if your...

This tool tells you exactly why your PC can’t run Windows 11

Microsoft's upcoming Windows 11 operating system is the first version of the OS in over a decade to significantly raise system requirements. It's not just one or two things either, such as needing more RAM or storage (although you do need more RAM and storage). Minimum requirements are up across the board. Microsoft released an app...

Here’s why you can’t run Windows 11 without a TPM

Microsoft officially unveiled Windows 11 during a special event this Thursday, showing off a ton of visual changes. The new OS also came with some significant changes to the hardware requirements, such as 4GB of RAM and a 64-bit processor. The issue that most users seem to have run into, though, is the lack of...

Microsoft updates PC Health to tell you why you can’t have Windows 11

After Microsoft announced Windows 11 yesterday, it published the minimum requirements for the OS. As it turns out, this is the first time that the minimum requirements have been raised in over a decade. To make it easy for you, the company released an app called PC Health that would tell you if your device...

This Week in Gaming: Cyberpunk 2077, Windows 11, and the Abandoned conspiracy theory

The week after E3 is usually a fairly quiet one in the world of gaming, and we’re all collectively holding our breath until the late summer shows -- in this case EA Play and the rumored State of Play event. That said, there were a few notable stories this week. Cyberpunk 2077 returns to the PlayStation...

Windows 11 will support installing Android apps outside the Amazon Appstore

When Microsoft announced Windows 11 yesterday, it confirmed the rumor that you're going to be able to run Android apps on it. The company is making this happen by bringing the Amazon Appstore to the Microsoft Store. While partnering with Amazon is an easy way to populate the store with a directory of apps, it's...

Microsoft is giving Paint and Notepad much-needed UI redesigns in Windows 11

Following weeks of leaks and rumors, Windows 11 was officially unveiled yesterday. Windows 11 adopts Microsoft’s new Fluent design language. It swaps the sharp corners with rounded corners, giving the system a softer look. It also brings along new icons and typography, new animations, translucent windows, updated dark and light modes, and more. The new...

Windows 11’s universal mute button makes it easier to turn your microphone off

Windows 11 is officially here, and it’s a pretty massive upgrade. While we had already gotten a close look at some of the major changes through a leaked Windows 11 build, there were plenty of things that Microsoft managed to keep under the covers, such as support for Android apps, a revamped File Explorer, brand-new...

Microsoft is mandating all Windows 11 laptops to have a precision touchpad

Earlier today, Microsoft announced Windows 11, and after it published system requirements, it turned out that this was the first time since Windows 7 that the barrier to entry was raised. One thing that's changed is that apparently, you're going to need a Precision touchpad on Windows 11. This is going to be an issue for...

Microsoft will force all Windows 11 laptops to have webcams in 2023

Following the Windows 11 announcement earlier today, Microsoft revealed the minimum hardware requirements for the operating system. These include 4GB of RAM, a 64-bit processor, and an HD display. However, one requirement is particularly interesting, though it's not in place just yet. According to a support document, Microsoft will require all Windows 11 PCs except...

Microsoft is bringing Android app support to Windows 11

Today, Microsoft has officially unveiled the new version of Windows: Windows 11. At the event, Microsoft detailed a number of visual and productivity changes coming to the desktop operating system. Towards the end of the event, Microsoft had a surprise announcement in store: the company is bringing Android apps to Windows 11, accessible through the...

The first Windows 11 preview won’t come with Android app support and more

Next week, Microsoft is set to release the first preview build of Windows 11. Unsurprisingly, there are going to be some things missing from the first previews. That's not uncommon when it comes to a development cycle. One of the most exciting things announced for Windows 11 is Android app support. In fact, is seems like...