Windows Weekly with Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott

Jun 24th 2021

Windows Weekly 730

The New Windows 11

Android Apps, Xbox GamePass, Widgets, and more
Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Category: News

Windows 11 announced - now in rounded corners!

  • Availability: Free upgrade for eligible Windows 10 PCs and on new PCs beginning this holiday
  • Compatibility: 64bit processor with 2+ cores, 4GB RAM, TPM 2.0 required
  • Android Apps: From AmazonĀ Appstore using Intel's Bridge technology
  • Microsoft Store: App devs can now bring their own commerce to keep 100% of the revenue
  • Microsoft Teams: Chat app integrated into the taskbar
  • New UI: Simplified design, Snap Layouts & Groups, improved touch experience
  • Gaming: Auto HDR, DirectStorage for faster load times, Xbox Game Pass app
  • Widgets: AI-powered news, weather, notifications, and more

Other news

  • Microsoft reaches a $2 trillion market cap
  • Satya Nadella takes a jab at Apple at the end of the Microsoft Windows Event

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