Thinking about upgrading to Windows 11? The latest operating system from Microsoft completed its rolling rollout earlier this year and is now available on. While the two operating systems share a lot of similarities, there are some big differences between Windows 10 and Windows 11. The newer version offers more Mac aesthetics and more productivity-enhancing features – plus the chance to finally .
Let’s take a look at the big changes made by Microsoft and what is actually different. And make sure you check out, and how . When you’re ready, we’ll show you .
Windows 10 vs Windows 11: Every big difference with the new operating system
Design and interface
Windows 11 introduces a completely new, more Mac-like interface to the operating system. It has a clean design with rounded corners and pastel shades. Theit also moves to the center of the screen along with the taskbar. But you can where they are on Windows 10 if you prefer.
Android application integration
by , via the Amazon Appstore. (There have been several ways to access Android apps on Windows 10, including but that will make it native). It’s something Windows users have been waiting for for years, and it marks another step towards connecting mobile devices and laptops.
Better virtual desktop support
Windows 11 allowsin a manner similar to a Mac computer. It allows you to switch between multiple desktops simultaneously for personal, work, school or gaming use. In Windows 10, this feature was more difficult to set up and use.
Easier transition from monitor to laptop
The new operating system includes features called– collections of applications that you use simultaneously that reside on the taskbar and can appear or be minimized simultaneously for easier task switching. They also allow you to easily connect and disconnect from the monitor without losing the space with open windows.
Microsoft Teams added to the taskbar
and it’s now integrated directly into the Windows 11 taskbar for easy access (and a little more like Apple’s FaceTime). Teams can be accessed from Windows, Mac, Android, or iOS.
Widgets (well, sort of)
While they’ve been around for a while (remember desktop gadgets in Windows Vista?), Including theyou can now and personalize them to see what you want.
Improved touchscreen, voice and pen support
For tablets, Microsoft has sought to improve touch experience by increasing the space between icons on the taskbar and supporting gestures. Windows 11 also adds haptics to your digital pen, so you can hear and feel the vibration when you use it to take notes or draw. Finally, the operating system introduces voice typing and commands throughout the system.
Xbox technology to improve your gaming experience
such as Auto HDR and DirectStorage to improve the gaming experience on your Windows PC. This is another step towards the integration of PCs and Xbox consoles for Microsoft.
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