Windows 11 will support Android apps on Intel, AMD and ARM CPUs

During the Windows 11 presentation event, Microsoft announced that the newest OS will be able to run Android apps from the Amazon App Store, which will be integrated into the new Microsoft Store. It will use the Intel Bridge technology. However, this does not mean that Android applications supported will be limited to Intel processors.

Windows 11: Microsoft is about to integrate Steam with Microsoft Store

A few days ago Microsoft unveiled a new app store for Windows 11, for which the company significantly changed its policy regarding which apps can be published in the Microsoft Store. In particular, developers will be allowed to use third-party payment services without a commission from Microsoft. Also, there is integration with the Amazon App Store that allows installing Android apps on Windows 11.

Windows 11 will allow sideloading APK files for Android apps

A Microsoft engineer has confirmed that Windows 11 will allow to install Android apps from APK files, without using any Store app. Simply put, if the app is not in the Amazon App Store, you can download the APK file and install it. However, it is not yet known how the installation process of such apps will take place.

Windows 11 PC Health Check app now shows more details if your PC is not compatible

Quickly after the app's initial release, Microsoft today updated the Windows 11 PC Health Check app. The initial version was heavily criticized by upset users for not providing the actual reason of the device incompatibility. There is a galore of modern, fresh devices which the utility has rated as not compatible with Windows 11.

Windows 11 brings redesigned Notepad, Paint, and Office apps

Next week, Microsoft plans to ship the first preview build of Windows 11 to Windows Insiders in the Dev channel to test lots of new features and redesigns. Speaking of the redesigns, Windows 11 will bring a new taskbar, Start menu, a completely reworked Settings app and File Explorer, a fresh Microsoft Store, and new UIs for some stock apps. Big news alert: classic apps will also get some love from developers. A screenshot Microsoft shared during the developer event reveals a beautiful redesign coming soon to MS Paint, Notepad, and Office apps in Windows 11.

Windows 11 will force OEMs to equip laptops with better touchpads and webcams

After announcing Windows 11 at a special event, Microsoft is now busy publishing tons of documentation for the operating system to come this fall. Following minimum specs and the list of removed and deprecated features, Microsoft has published the list of hardware requirements for OEMs to build devices running Windows 11 out of the box.

Microsoft to remove some popular taskbar customization options in Windows 11

On June 24, 2021, Microsoft announced Windows 11 with an impressive list of new features and capabilities. With the next operating system from Microsoft comes Android apps support, an entirely redesigned UI (including a new File Explorer,) better window management, etc. The drastic changes in the UI also mean that users will have to say goodbye to some of the existing options in Windows 10.

Microsoft may allow devices without TPM 2.0 to install Windows 11, PC health check app update is on the way

Yesterday Microsoft announced the next generation of Windows - Windows 11. In addition, a new article has appeared on the Windows Insider blog that tells about the company's plans to test the latest OS. The company also introduced Windows 11 PC Health Check app, which is designed to tell you if your PC is compatible with Windows 11 or not.