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preview Microsoft is now testing a major update to the File Explorer on Windows 11 that introduces a more modern design using Microsoft's WinUI 3.x technology.
23H2 The next major version of Windows 11 is on the way, and we already have a pretty good idea of what's included when it launches this fall.
AR vs VR Apple's Vision Pro might be the greatest VR headset in the world, but that means Microsoft doesn't have to worry because HoloLens isn't a VR device. It's an AR one.
Podcast On this week's episode, Dan and Zac discuss Microsoft killing support for Cortana on Windows 10 & 11, Microsoft Paint dark mode, the problems with Surface Duo's May 2023 update, and more.
RIP Microsoft has today announced that it's pulling support for the Cortana app on Windows 10 and Windows 11 later this year.
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PAINT Microsoft is finally making available a preview version of the Windows Paint app that supports dark mode, 37 long years after the app first debuted in Windows 1.0 in 1985.
Preview A new Windows 11 preview build is now available for users in the Dev Channel that brings with it an easier way of syncing photos from your phone.
Deal In the market for a new laptop? Consider the best Surface laptop from Microsoft available right now; the Surface Laptop Studio, now on sale for up to $600 off the usual price.
Widgets Microsoft has announced that users will be able to turn off the MSN feed in the widgets board on Windows 11 later this year.
Roundup We round up the most important news coming out of Microsoft's Build 2023 developer conference.
Modern Explorer Microsoft has briefly teased a major redesign that's currently in the works for the File Explorer app on Windows 11, that aims to modernize the app with up to date visuals.
Store Microsoft has announced at Build 2023 that the Microsoft Store app on Windows 11 is being enthused with AI technology to make discovering apps and finding apps that leverage AI easier than ever.
Devs Microsoft has taken the wraps off two new features coming soon to Windows 11 that are designed to enhance the OS for developers building applications and games.
23H2 Today, Microsoft unveiled several new features that it's working on for the next version of Windows 11, much of which is expected to ship later this year.
Cloud Good news! Microsoft is finally adding the ability to backup and restore settings and apps via the Microsoft Store, a feature that will make setting up a new PC easy.
RGB Microsoft is adding native support for customizing RGB devices and peripherals directly into Windows 11, the company has announced.
Taskbar Taskbar app ungrouping and show icon labels is making a comeback on Windows 11, but is now much easier to initiate.
Windows AI It's finally happening! Microsoft is bringing its AI Copilot functionality to Windows 11 as a built-in tool for enhancing productivity workflows.
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