The day is almost upon us! Windows 11 from Microsoft will be available on October 5th! This free upgrade will start rolling out to eligible Windows 10 computers and will come preloaded on all new devices going forward.
This release is jam-packed with fun features! Here are just some of the cool features you will be seeing soon:
- Brand new designs and sounds that are modern, fresh, clean, and aim to bring users a sense of calm and ease.
- A new feature called Start. Start utilizes the power of the cloud and Microsoft 365 to show users their most recent files & documents no matter what device they are accessed on.
- A powerful new way to multitask and optimize screen real estate with Snap layouts and groups.
- The integration of the chat application Microsoft Teams into the taskbar. This provides a faster way to connect with colleagues, friends and family.
- The introduction of Widgets. This is a personalized feed powered by AI, and it provides users a faster way to access information.
- This iteration of the OS is the most inclusive and redesigned version of Windows ever. It includes new accessibility improvements that were built for and by people with disabilities.
- A new Microsoft Store. This has been rebuilt with an all new design that makes it easier to search and discover games, shows, apps, movies and more in one easy to navigate location.
- New opportunities for developers and independent software vendors to bring their apps directly to the store and to reach more customers.
- Optimized for speed, efficiency, and improved experiences with features such as touch, digital pen, and voice input.
- An incredible operating system for hybrid work. Windows 11 delivers experiences and features that are secure, well designed, and easy to use in-house or on-the-go.