Windows 11’s Broken Promises (Premium)


When Microsoft announced Windows 11 in June, it made a lot of promises, many of which will be broken on October 5 when the new system ships after just three months of public testing and without many expected features.

This might be surprising to some. We know that Android app support won’t be included, and I think most would agree that this support is among Windows 11’s biggest new features, if not its biggest. But it’s not just Android app support. When I went back and rewatched Microsoft’s late June Windows 11 announcement video and read through the materials it gave the press at that time, I was reminded that the software giant promised much more than that.

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