11 Interesting facts about Windows 11
Windows 11 strives to offer a new, simplified way of working, socializing and connecting. While the OS has plenty to offer, these 11 features and elements will certainly help you to get closer to what you love.
The New Design
Windows 11 marks a visual evolution of the operating system. The design language has evolved with principles like effortless, calm, personal, familiar complete and coherent.
The New Centralized Start
The new Start Menu is built using Microsoft’s Fluent Design language and as such features rounded corners and big icons. The search bar in the Start Menu is now displayed across the top, which depending on how you use your operating system could offer a better experience.
Snap Layout and Desktops
The new Snap Layout, Snap Groups and Desktops will elevate the multi-tasking capabilities and optimize the screen. Snap layouts are tailored to the current screen size and orientation, including support for three side-by-side windows on large landscape screens and top/bottom stacked windows on portrait screens to suit all possible needs that you may have.
Chat from Microsoft Teams is integrated into the taskbar for a seamless connection with your contacts across Windows, Mac, Android and iOS. The
Chat functionality and new Teams experience will be available for individuals using personal Microsoft accounts as well.
Windows 11 comes with an all-new widget panel that carries different types of cards and information like weather, news and much more. The Widgets panel has two sections. The top section carries widgets for weather, sports, photos and other topics. The bottom section is all about news curated from several online news websites for you to easily maneuver through the updates.
Windows 11 Gaming
Visuals enhance the gaming experience for the players and with the new Auto HDR feature in Windows 11, this experience will be much better now. The clarity on a high dynamic range monitor with the Auto HDR feature will improve the color range as well as the luminance with DirectX 12 and newer games like the resident evil that are being produced with best in industry imagery. The availability of the XBOX game pass will make it a must have for gamers
The Microsoft Store is now 35% faster to open and navigate between pages than ever before. It features a new, refined design with animations to smoothly guide you from one page to the next, and subtle lighting effects to show details on spotlights. Windows 11 can also connect you with apps that help with specific workflows
Accessible technology is a fundamental building block that can unlock opportunities in every part of society. Accessibility was considered from the start, with inclusive design reviews of new and redesigned features. Windows 11 offers familiar assistive technologies like Narrator, Magnifier, Closed Captions and Windows Speech Recognition to support users across the disability spectrum
New Developer tools
Windows 11 will help improve native as well as web app development with the new developer tools for developers and independent software vendors to bring their apps to the store. The Windows App SDK, formerly known as Project Reunion, will make it easier for developers to integrate Windows 11 features into their apps while still enabling them to reach more than 1 billion users on the Windows OS
Improved input for better experience
Windows 11 is optimized for speed, efficiency and improved experiences with touch, digital pen and voice input across devices and formats. Now you will get the same improved Windows 11 experience on a tablet, a PC or a desktop setup.
Secure by design
Windows 11 is secure by design, easy and familiar for IT to deploy and will manage to support the hybrid work. Windows 11 raises the bar for security by requiring hardware that can enable protections like Windows Hello, Device Encryption, virtualization-based security (VBS), hypervisor-protected code integrity (HVCI) and Secure Boot. The combination of these features has been shown to reduce malware by 60% on tested devices.
There is much more on offer beyond the 11 features mentioned here. Upgrade to Windows 11 and experience the new era of computing.
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