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7 new features included in Windows 11

Here are some of the notable new features in Windows 11:.

New Mac-like interface. Windows 11 has a clean design with rounded corners, pastel shades, and a Start menu and taskbar in the middle.

Integrated Android apps. Android apps for Windows 11 will be available via the Amazon Appstore, which can be accessed from within the updated Microsoft Store. There were two ways to access Android apps on Windows 10, especially if you have a Samsung Galaxy phone, but this will make it original. (Note that Android apps will not be available in the initial release of Windows 11.)

Widgets. While they've been around for a while (remember the desktop gadgets on Windows Vista?), including in the latest Windows 10 update, you can now access widgets right from the taskbar and customize them to see what you want.

Microsoft Teams integration. Teams gets a facelift and gets pinned to the Windows 11 taskbar, making it easier to access (and a bit like Apple's FaceTime). You'll be able to access Teams from Windows, Mac, Android, or iOS.

Xbox technology for better gaming. Windows 11 will get certain features found on Xbox consoles, such as Auto HDR and DirectStorage, to improve gameplay on your Windows PC.

Better virtual desktop support. Windows 11 will allow you to set up virtual desktops in a way much like macOS, where you can switch between multiple desktops for personal use, at work, school or gaming. You can also change your wallpaper on each virtual desktop.

Easier transitions from screen to laptop and better multitasking. The new operating system includes features called Snap Groups and Snap Layouts - groups of apps you use right away that are located in the taskbar, and can be displayed or minimized at the same time to make it easier to switch tasks. It also allows you to connect and detach the monitor more easily without losing the place of open windows.