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Windows 11’s best multitasking feature is getting even better

Snap Layouts in Windows 11 is already one of the best features of the operating system to help boost your productivity, but it could soon get a little better. As part of the latest Dev Channel release, Microsoft is testing a change for Snap Layouts that will make it more visually pleasing.
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What to Expect From the First Major Windows 11 Update

After a long period of speculation and testing, Windows 11 finally got released in October 2021, and it's looking awesome so far. With big UI changes as well as underlying revamps to the way Windows works, you could argue it's way more than just the "Windows 10 reskin" some people were expecting.
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New Windows 11 build improves Narrator voices and media controls

Albeit a day later than usual, Microsoft has released its weekly build of Windows 11 to Insiders enrolled in the Dev channel. This time, we’re getting Windows 11 build 22543, and it’s packing a few changes users might appreciate. The biggest improvement is for accessibility, with new natural...
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Microsoft announces new features for Windows 11 in 'a new era of the PC' as Android apps reach the Release Preview Channel

Microsoft has announced that Windows 11 will soon receive long-awaited support for Android apps. Writing on the Windows Experience Blog, Panos Panay states that Android app support could arrive as soon as next month, albeit only in public preview versions of Windows 11. For reference, Microsoft brought Android apps to the Dev Channel of the Windows Insider Program in November.

Windows 11 update is bringing support for Android apps

Microsoft is preparing its first major Windows 11 update. According to a new blog by Panos Panay, the Chief Product Officer for Windows, development is ahead of schedule, indicating that the update could come sooner than the originally planned mid-2022. Alongside various UI tweaks, refinements and features, perhaps the most anticipated feature is the inclusion of support for Android apps.

Microsoft will launch a public preview of Android apps on Windows 11 in February

Last year was a strong year for the global PC market. According to Canalys, PC shipments in winter Amount of money The total number reached 92 million, reaching a record high of 341 million in 2021. It also recorded huge profits. It was close to $ 70 billion in the fourth quarter and exceeded $ 250 billion in 2021.

In February, Android apps for Windows 11 will be available

One of the most interesting aspects of the announcement of Windows 11, at least for us, was that the new operating system would be able to run Android apps natively. So far, this feature has not been armed, but according to the latest information, everyone can try it out in February. Microsoft describes the pre-launch as a public attempt, so you can expect some bugs or limitations.

Fresh Dev Channel Windows 11 Build Drops

Microsoft has today released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22543 for Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel. This build brings a number of improvements, including a few updated visuals for some UI areas and several bug fixes. What’s new in Windows 11 Insider Build 22543. More Natural Narrator Voices.

Android apps now available to more Windows users

A few months ago, Microsoft started to roll out an Amazon app store that allows users to run Android apps on Windows 11 operating system. The feature was only available to users who are part of the Windows Insider’s Beta channel. Now, the company has also rolled out the app store for users who enrolled in the Window Insider Release Preview channel. This means Microsoft may release the feature for all eligible users soon. The new operating system’s ability to run Android apps was first revealed by the company in June last year.
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Windows 11 first major update incoming — here's what you'll get

Since its launch last October, Windows 11 has gone from strength to strength with a slew of smaller updates adding useful features like improved multitasking and the return of Clippy. There’s more to come as Microsoft has now detailed what will be included in the operating system's first major update.

Microsoft to roll out Windows 11 improvements next month

Microsoft is planning to introduce a slew of features in Windows 11 next month, before a large update later in the year. The updates, announced in a blog post by Microsoft's chief product officer for Windows and devices, Panos Panay, have been in testing for months and were teased during the initial Windows 11 launch. They will predate the major 2H update this year, which now happens on an annual schedule.

Windows 11 users will get several new features in February ahead of its H2 feature update

For the past few months, Microsoft has been including a notification on its Windows Insider blog posts that noted some new features in testing inside the Dev Channel might roll out independently of a new feature update. On January 26, Microsoft acknowledged that this will be happening with a handful of new Windows 11 features in testing and won't be held back until the sole feature update comes in the latter half of this year.

Windows 11 Will Let You Try Android Apps in February 2022

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Microsoft rolls out Amazon App Store for Windows 11

Running Android applications and games on Windows 11 with Amazon App Store is now possible. Microsoft has been experimenting with Android apps on its Windows 11 operating system for a few months now. The functionality was initially only accessible to testers in the Windows Insider Beta program. The company has now launched the app store for Window Insiders who joined the Window Insider Release Preview channel. This indicates that Microsoft may make the function available to all users soon. In June of last year, Microsoft announced that its next operating system will be able to run Android apps.