The leaked Windows 11 build has given us a fascinating look into some of the new user experiences Microsoft is building for its next generation of Windows. One area that Microsoft is improving is in window snapping and multitasking, a staple part of the Windows UX that has remained much the same since Windows 7.
Microsoft's new Windows 11 OS features a brand new "Widgets" panel that's pinned to the Taskbar by default. This Widgets panel is essentially just the Windows 10 "News & Interests" taskbar flyout, but housed in a slightly different UI. It connects to the same MSN service, and offers the same news, weather, sports, and finance updates.
The recently leaked Windows 11 build has revealed lots of new details about Microsoft's upcoming OS such as the new Start menu and Taskbar experiences. That said, the leaked build is not final, and there are more UX enhancements and features still to come. One such addition that Microsoft may add in a future build is the ability to return to the classic Windows 10 Start menu with Live Tiles if they prefer it over the Windows 11 one.
An internal build of Windows 11 has just leaked, and we've had a chance to go hands-on with the new Start menu and Taskbar interfaces that headline some of the new user experiences changes coming with Microsoft's new OS.
Windows 11 is likely to be announced by Microsoft on June 24. While the OS has leaked on June 15, many questions need to be answered, including when it will be released. There’s good reason to believe Microsoft will announce a public beta for Windows 11 for June 2021, with the official release coming later in October. Here’s what you need to know.
The leaked build of Windows 11 confirms that the next version of Windows isn't named Windows 10. Doesn't that go against what Microsoft has said for years? Here's our speculation about the upcoming name change.
A build of Microsoft's upcoming next version of Windows, now confirmed to be Windows 11, has leaked onto the web just days before the company is expected to unveil the next generation of Windows at a dedicated event. The leak has confirmed that the "Windows 11" branding is accurate, and has revealed Microsoft's brand new desktop UI along with other changes and enhancements to the OS.
Consumers of apps on the Microsoft Store would never know it, but it seems that the developers behind their favorite apps are suffering. Here are the latest reports from developers who use the Microsoft Store for their apps.
Microsoft recently posted a video teasing Windows 11. The video features a slow-fi remix of the startup sounds of Windows 95, Windows XP, and Windows 7, potentially teasing a similar feature in Windows 11.