Microsoft reminds Windows 10 users: Upgrade from 21H2 or just get Windows 11

Windows 10 Enterprise and Education (version 21H2) joined the end of support club on June 11, 2024 and won't receive any updates. You can either upgrade to 22H2 or switch to Windows 11.
Microsoft debuts Image Generation AI features in the Paint and Photos app

Windows 11 24H2 Paint AI requires a Microsoft account and NPU

Microsoft debuted the new Paint AI feature named Cocreator for Copilot+ PCs. Its new support document explains its hardware requirements which include an NPU and Microsoft account.

Windows 10 KB5039211 adds a new feature (direct download links)

Windows 10's June 2024 KB5039211 update fixes a lot of security shortcomings in the operating system and adds a new Snipping Tool feature.
Windows 11 KB5039212 update

Windows 11 KB5039212 brings new features (direct download .msu)

Windows 11 KB5039212 update includes several new features, including drag-and-drop support in File Explorer and a new Microsoft account manager in the Start. This patch is out via Settings > Windows Update, but you...

Windows 11 KB5039312 beta adds a share button to Search and more

Windows 11 KB5039312 beta adds a share button to Search, integrates voice access with narrator, and automatic replies in Phone Link.
Copilot Pro for Windows 11

Microsoft makes Copilot Pro less appealing, ditches ChatGPT’s GPT Builder

Microsoft is removing GPT Builder, also known as Copilot GPTs, from Copilot Pro, making the $20 subscription less appealing for users. Copilot Pro subscribers will no longer be able to create their own Copilot GPTs using documents, external or internal sources, and custom instructions.
lock screen widgets in windows 11

Microsoft rolls out Windows 11 MSN lock screen features to everyone

Interactive lock screen widgets and account manager arrive in Windows 11. The latter is dormant for now and will be enabled in June's update.
Windows 11 24H2 pulled

Microsoft pulls Windows 11 24H2 for Release Preview testers, likely due to issues

Microsoft has stopped offering Windows 11 24H2 to testers in the Release Preview Channel due to potential performance issues. The rollout may have been paused to fix bugs causing problems for some users.
Microsoft Edge 125 improves Workspaces appearance, copy-paste features

Bing will create AI-generated Workspaces in Microsoft Edge for Windows 11

Microsoft Edge will soon use AI to create a new Workspace with multiple tabs related to the users search query. It currently works with a limited set of search queries.
Windows 11 build 26231 tests AI integration for your profile pictures

Windows 11 Build 26231 tests AI integration for your profile pictures

Windows 11 build 26231 tests AI integration for your profile pictures and more granular customization in the Settings app. Some other improvements include a new copy button in Windows share, auto-save clips in Snipping Tool, and revamped dialog boxes.
Outlook offline for Windows 11

Microsoft is still trying to make Windows 11’s new Outlook web work offline

The official roadmap page lists that the new Outlook web app will soon roll out additional functionalities. These features will let you access your Outlook data even when your PC isn’t connected to the internet.
Windows 11 Recall AI privacy concerns

Microsoft AI scientist responds to privacy issues with Windows 11 Recall

Speaking at Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, Microsoft's chief research scientist Jaime Teevan defended the privacy of Windows 11 Recall, stating that the AI feature operates locally with no data stored in the...

Microsoft may allow installing fonts using WinGet on Windows 11, Windows 10

If you're an experienced user who is familiar with the command line, you likely use a Windows package manager like WinGet. Microsoft's open-source WinGet simplifies the management of apps on Windows, and Microsoft is now thinking about adding support for fonts.
new snipping tool app in Windows 11

Microsoft is auto-installing new Sticky Notes on Windows 11, Windows 10

Microsoft is auto-installing new Sticky Notes on Windows 11 & 10 with a fresh redesign and handful of useful features like OCR, source mapping, and more.
Windows 10 updates with new features

Microsoft says it wants to add new features to Windows 10

Microsoft has reopened the beta channel of the Windows 10 Insider Program to test new features and ideas before introducing them to the general public. This could mean more Windows 11 features are coming to Windows 10 or something else?