Windows 11 upcoming features

Windows 11 is getting new features, faster input switcher and more

The next feature update for Windows 11 is not expected until October 2022, but the improvements will slowly start surfacing in the preview builds. Microsoft is currently working on a few new features and...

Surface Duo 2 is one of the most powerful Android phones

Microsoft released the original Surface Duo back in 2020 and it was the first dual-screen phone aimed at professionals looking to work on the go. Microsoft recently launched the second-generation dual-screen phone and it's...
Chrome performance update

Google Chrome is now faster on Windows 10 and Windows 11

Browsing the web on Google Chrome for Windows 10 and Windows 11 is now faster than ever thanks to new under the hood improvements. Both Microsoft and Google have been trying to reduce the priority of...
Windows 11 context menu update

Microsoft is taking steps to improve Windows 11’s new right-click menu

The context menu or right-click menu that appears when you click on a shortcut or icon has been redesigned with a modern look on Windows 11. The very idea of the modern context menu...
Windows 11 anti competitive practice

Windows 11: Vivaldi hits out at Microsoft Edge’s anti-competitive behaviour

Windows 11's settings and advertisements forcing users to keep Microsoft Edge as the default browser has ruffled a few feathers at Vivaldi. The corporation's co-founder Jon von Tetzchner has penned down a blog post...
Windows 11 taskbar weather

Closer look at new weather widget for Windows 11 taskbar

Windows 11's taskbar drag and drop support is still several months away, but we'll have plenty of smaller taskbar features to test out in the interim. One such new feature is support for weather...
Windows 11 Spotlight update

Windows 11 is getting new desktop & clipboard design features – here’s our first...

Windows has always been a customizable operating system and Microsoft is now planning to update the personalization settings in Windows 11 with support for new features, including Windows Spotlight for desktop and shiny new...
Microsoft Teams push to talk

Microsoft Teams push-to-talk to arrive in February for Windows & macOS

When you’re using meeting platforms like Microsoft Teams, Google Meet or Zoom, background noise and busy environments can overwhelm the speakers, and pick up all sorts of unwanted background noise. In meeting apps or...
Windows 11 video encoding

Windows 11: Video encoding is getting a major performance boost

With the release of the new DirectX 12 API, there's finally an opportunity for Windows 11 developers to test DirectX 12 capabilities for video processing/encoding. As part of DirectX 12, Microsoft is working on a...
Windows 11 slow bug

Microsoft admits another Windows 11 bug is slowing down PCs (storage drives)

Windows 11 is apparently impacting the speed of storage drives (NVMs, SSDs, hard drive) and Microsoft has finally acknowledged it as a new known issue. Not everyone will be affected by the issues highlighted here,...
Windows 11 Build 22518

Windows 11 Build 22518 preview is rolling out with new features

Windows 11 Build 22518 is now available for all testers in the Dev Channel. Unlike the previous updates, Build 22518 actually comes with new features and a long list of improvements for key areas...
Notepad for Windows 11

Hands on with Windows 11’s redesigned Notepad app with dark mode

Windows 11 began rolling out in the last week of June but as we pointed out in our previous articles, Windows 11 is a work-in-progress. Microsoft is still trying to redesign some other aspects...
Microsoft Teams distraction

Microsoft Teams new feature will reduce distraction and more

Millions of users actively use Microsoft Teams while working at home and Microsoft is regularly updating the collaboration platform with new meeting features. In the next update, Microsoft is planning to reduce the distraction...
Windows 11 File Explorer

Windows 11: Microsoft is adding a new feature to File Explorer with PowerToys

Your File Explorer is home to your photos, videos, documents, spreadsheets, and more. On both Windows 10 and Windows 11, we can view some of those files quickly and easily without having to open...
Windows 11 default browser update

Microsoft is rolling back Windows 11’s controversial default browser setting

Windows 11 has made switching your default browser from Edge to Chrome or Firefox much harder as the company has removed the option that lets you "set default" browser with just one tap. As part...