With Android app compatibility (sort of) appearing in pre-prelease versions of Windows 11 this week, I finally went hands-on.
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Microsoft continues to confound our expectations and, frankly, common sense. Case in point, today’s Windows Insider release.
Microsoft this week published documentation for developers who wish to optimize their Android apps to run well in Windows 11.
Microsoft continues to baby-step around the obvious, but it has officially deprecated the Universal Windows Platform (UWP).
The 9th-generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is exactly what fans of this venerable line of premium Ultrabooks want and expect.
Parallels has announced the release of Parallels Desktop 17.1 for Mac, which adds full support for macOS Monterey and Windows 11.
Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 22000.282 to Windows Insiders in the Beta and Release Preview channels.
Well, you gotta give Lenovo an “A” for effort: I’m not aware of any PC maker that experiments so often with new form factors.
A new Windows 11 build for Insiders in the Dev channel finally adds a few post-RTM additions to the new system.
The Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15 is one of the sleekest, thinnest, and lightest 15.6-inch portable PCs I’ve ever used.
Stardock today announced the release of Start11 Release Candidate 2 (RC2), which adds a full-screen option and numerous fixes.
Luna Display 5.0 comes to Windows for the first time, letting you use your iPad as a second display. And guess what? It works great.
Windows fans know that the past several Build and Ignite conferences have been light on Windows news.
Gartner and IDC confirmed that the PC market barely grew in Q3 2021, with PC makers selling 85.4 million units in the quarter.
Microsoft has made a preview version of its Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) available via the Microsoft Store in Windows 11.
The market researchers at Canalys claim that global PC sales rose just 5 percent in Q3 2021. Does this indicate that the pandemic boom is over?
After seeing the WinUI spit shine that it gave to Paint in Windows 11, it is no surprise that Microsoft will give Notepad a similar update.
Windows 11 users who are understandably unhappy with the new Start menu now have a compelling new alternative from Stardock.
AMD revealed that customers are now experiencing a 3-15 percent performance hit when they upgrade to Windows 11. A fix is on the way.
Mozilla this week updated Firefox across desktop and mobile, and the firm revealed that the browser is coming to the Microsoft Store.
Microsoft should have taken more than three months to publicly test its first major Windows release in over six years.
After just three months of testing, Microsoft has declared Windows 11 fit for public consumption on new and upgraded PCs.
Just days from now, Windows 11 will ship in an incomplete, regressive state. That’s too bad, but fixing Windows 11 is easy.
Next week, Stardock will issue a major update to Start11 that dramatically improves this Start menu replacement on Windows 10 and 11.
When Microsoft announced Windows 11 in June, it made a lot of promises, many of which will be broken when the new system ships on October 5.
Windows 11 will launch next week with the weakest collection of updated in-box apps I can recall. But that’s going to change over time.
In another nod to the hybrid work scenarios thrust upon us by the ongoing global pandemic, Microsoft announced a major update to Whiteboard.