Windows 11 finally handles dynamic refresh rates better
Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25915 finally supports multiple monitor variable refresh rates. The conventional Windows 11 release currently does not handle this scenario well.
Many users now have newer monitors that support high refresh rates, well beyond the 60 Hz that has long remained the ... Read more
Microsoft is changing notifications in Windows 11
In the new Windows 11 preview build, Microsoft is changing the way it displays notifications in the taskbar.
At issue is Build 23511, which is available to Insiders in the Dev Channel. Microsoft is trying new features in the build, with the intention of rolling them out to the general public in ... Read more
Microsoft fixes 27 bugs in Windows 11
The optional KB5028254 update for Windows 11 22H2 will fix 27 bugs. Among other things, it addresses issues around VPN performance and audio and display devices.
The KB5028254 update is a non-mandatory update for Windows 11 22H2. It is a non-security preview release, allowing users to test the u... Read more
Windows 11 23H2 is on its way: what’s new?
Toward the end of the year, Microsoft will be releasing Windows 11 version 23H2, which will add a host of additional features to the operating system. What is the tech giant adding to the latest release?
As usual, participants of the Windows Insider program have been working on the latest additi... Read more
Microsoft will force Mail and Calendar migration to Outlook
Microsoft will automatically migrate Mail and Calendar users (Windows 10 and Windows 11) to the new Outlook app in August. Support for Windows Mail and Calendar will end at the end of 2024.
The mail and calendar applications Windows Mail and Calendar are at the end of their life cycle. Microsoft... Read more
Windows 11 23H2 to be released in Q4
Microsoft has announced the release of the upcoming major update to Windows 11. The version will be rolled out in the fourth quarter of this year and will include new features, such as the Copilot AI assistant.
Microsoft indicates that the new Windows 11 23H2 release will not be an earth-shatter... Read more
Windows 11 21H2 will no longer receive updates as of October 10
Users of Windows 11 21H2 will face the end-of-services (EOS) status of this version as of October 10. From then on, the version will no longer receive security updates.
Microsoft indicates that the EOS status for Windows 11 21H2 affects Home, Pro, Pro Education and Pro for Workstations. It means... Read more
Microsoft releases free Windows 11 virtual machines
New VMs from Redmond are available for developers as part of the latest WDE update.
Microsoft has released a new set of free virtual machines for developers. The VMs run Windows 11 and the company is inviting developers to try the platforms at no cost for a limited time as part of the Windows De... Read more
Windows 11 Insider Preview introduces power user settings and more
One of the highlights is the newfound ability to write in any text field using Windows Ink, allowing for a more intuitive and versatile user experience.
On top of that, Windows 11 brings back the beloved "never combine labels" setting for app icons in the taskbar, reminiscent of the beloved Wind... Read more
Web-based Outlook to replace mail, calendar apps on Windows 11
In a recent announcement on the Microsoft 365 Admin Center, Microsoft revealed that its new web-based Outlook for Windows will take the reins from the Mail, Calendar, and People inbox apps on Windows 11 starting in September 2024.
The transition details are on this official support page. It shed... Read more