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Unsupported Windows 11 installs are getting updates after all

After weeks of Microsoft suggesting otherwise, we were able to download the first Windows 11 update on an unsupported PC -- and you can, too......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsOct 13th, 2021

Amazon’s Android apps come to the latest Windows 11 beta

Android app support has higher system requirements than Windows 11 itself. Enlarge / Android apps listed in the Microsoft Store. (credit: Microsoft) Windows 11 shipped without the promised support for Android apps from the Ama.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

Windows 11"s latest printing issue requires admin access to print in certain scenarios

Microsoft revealed the recently discovered problem on Windows 11's known issues page. The bug results in a prompt demanding admin credentials when users attempt to print in environments where both the print server and print client are situated in dif.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 5 min. ago

Enthusiast manages to run Windows 11 on a single-core Intel Pentium 4 chip from 15 years ago

We’ve previously detailed on how you can bypass Microsoft’s TPM and CPU requirements to get Windows 11 running on your unsupported PC. And while that may be running an incompatible chip from just a few years ago, it turns out Microsoft actually s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 5 min. ago

Shots for Kids Get Closer, US Strategy Evolves, and More News

Catch up on the most important updates from this week......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News4 hr. 5 min. ago

FDA Backs Boosters, Travel Restrictions Lift, and More News

Catch up on the most important updates from this week......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News4 hr. 5 min. ago

Microsoft 365 will tell your boss if you"re misbehaving online

Upcoming Microsoft 365 updates will help companies crack down on risky online behavior......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News7 hr. 38 min. ago

Valve quietly updates Half-Life 2 to run better with Steam Deck

Valve is seemingly updating its games library to run better with Steam Deck, with Half-Life 2 being fixed up......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News9 hr. 38 min. ago

Microsoft Officially Deprecates UWP

Microsoft continues to baby-step around the obvious, but it has officially deprecated the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) as it pushes the desktop-focused Windows App SDK (formerly called Project Reunion) and WinUI 3 as the future of Windows applica.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 38 min. ago

We just got a preview of what Android apps on Windows 11 will look like

Windows 11 was rumored to support Android apps, but it was launched without that capability. Leaked screenshots show what this feature may look like......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 38 min. ago

Microsoft is finally dropping UWP app support Windows App SDK, here"s why

Microsoft is finally dropping UWP app support Windows App SDK, here"s why.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News22 hr. 6 min. ago

COVID vaccines for kids 5-11 up for preorder Wednesday ahead of FDA review

States will have 3 preorder windows in anticipation of a rollout in early Nov. Enlarge / A thirteen-year-old celebrates getting the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Hartford, Connecticut, on May 13, 2021. (credit: Getty | JOSEPH P.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Microsoft seems to be pushing developers away from UWP Windows apps

Microsoft could be getting ready to move on from Windows past by moving developers away from the UWP apps......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Microsoft is toying with a new way to roll out Windows 11 updates

Update Stack Packages in Windows 11 will deliver new update improvements outside of major OS updates......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 16th, 2021

Fixes for AMD Ryzen performance, other Windows 11 issues rolling out to testers now

Update is reportedly being prepared for public release early next week. Enlarge / A PC running Windows 11. (credit: Microsoft) Now that Windows 11 is out, the arduous process of fixing the new operating system's bugs can begi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 15th, 2021

Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ 2.0 update is gigantic

New Horizons' huge free content update is bringing back old characters, introducing new quality-of-life updates, and more......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 15th, 2021

You may soon be able to answer phone calls on your Chromebook

Update would give Chrome OS a feature Windows and macOS already offer. Enlarge / Samsung Galaxy Chromebook. (credit: Samsung) Chromebooks, which are powered by Chrome OS, are generally viewed as a simpler alternative to Windo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 15th, 2021

Microsoft launches Linux version of Windows Sysmon

Microsoft ports its popular system monitoring tool to Linux......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsOct 15th, 2021

Almost all ransomware targets Windows devices

Analysis of over a million confirmed ransomware samples reveals Windows is by far the most popular target......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsOct 15th, 2021

Windows 11 joins Windows 10 in breaking printers

Both currently-supported Microsoft operating systems have known vulnerabilities affecting printers......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 15th, 2021

Dell"s new rugged laptops combine hardiness with raw speed

The Latitude 5430 Rugged and Latitude 7330 Rugged Extreme are Dell's first rugged laptops to ship with Windows 11......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 15th, 2021