8 best news from Windows 11

by Kelvin
8 best news from Windows 11

After years of mystery and abandoned projects, Microsoft finally introduced the Windows 11 this Thursday (24). During the online broadcast, the company talked about the new version of the operating system, which gained a modern look, integration between devices and programs, news in the virtual store and more.

Among the high points, the tech giant revealed that the OS will offer Android apps, which will run natively, and that the update can be done free of charge for those who already have one. Windows 10 installed on your machine.

For those who missed the event, TecMundo separated the 8 main news regarding the software. Check out the highlights below.

  

1. Prettier look

O Windows 11 has been visually reworked. Icons, taskbar and wallpaper are more modern and appeal to a minimalist and transparent aesthetic, while the color palette is more attractive. The system also gained several new themes, ranging from purple to light blue.

2. New app store with Android

The new app store from Windows gained very interesting news for developers and users. The ecosystem will be open to software of all types, including so-called “third-parties”. Even Android apps will be present in the virtual store for the first time.

In the demo, apps like TikTok, Uber, Ring, Yahoo, were shown Kindle and several others. Android programs will work from an integration with the Amazon Appstore and will run on Intel technology.

3. Safety and speed

In the presentation, given by Panos Panay, main executive of the Windows, it was pointed out that this will be the “safer software ever made”. Not much detail was given, but in addition to security, it was said that the software will also be faster, including browsers. Benchmark tests done with the build that leaked from Windows 11 had already pointed in that direction.

4. Snap Groups System

O Windows gained an entirely new system for organizing windows and applications. One of the resources to make these adjustments will be “Snap Groups”, which will allow this organization according to various types of standards.

5. Gamer Features

Among the news presented to gamers, the Windows 11 will have Auto HDR, which will improve game resolution. Another important detail is that the Xbox Game Pass, a game subscription service, will be integrated into the OS.

6. Multiscreen support

In addition to the full customization of the windows, according to Microsoft, the Windows 11 will have a revamped multi-screen support system. Users who integrate a PC with a tablet, for example, will be able to organize the programs in a very intuitive and fast way.

The tablets will have a new touch system that will facilitate this organization, which can be done with touches and dragging your finger on the screen.

7. Integrated Microsoft Teams

About Microsoft Teams, the video calling application that “exploded” during the pandemic, the company revealed that it will have 100% native integration with the Windows 11. In addition to working as part of the operating system, the program gained a new transparent look with rounded edges, matching the new Windows.

8. Free upgrade

Regarding the subject most expected by users, Microsoft confirmed: the Windows 11 will be a free upgrade for users who have the Windows 10 installed on your machines.

The issue has a catch: the user’s PC needs to have minimum configurations like 4GB RAM, 64GB of storage and 64-bit CPU. The OS will begin to be made available at the end of 2021.