Windows 11 roll-out: The best features in Microsoft’s latest OS update

Oct 7, 2021

By: Shadab Rabbani

When did Windows 11 roll-out?

Windows 11, Microsoft’s first generational OS update since Windows 10 in 2015, rolled out on October 5.

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Top features of Windows 11

Windows 11 has made multi-tasking easier for its users. Have a look at some key features we liked.

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Snap Layout

When multiple windows are open, Windows 11 allows users to group multiple applications together in a grid. They can be saved for easier access.

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Snap Groups

They are the set of open windows that are saved Snap Layouts, found in the taskbar, which you can access later.

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Multiple Virtual Desktop

Windows 11 allows users to create and manage multiple virtual desktops on the same PC as per their needs, such as for school, work, gaming and others.

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Microsoft App Store

The Microsoft App Store has a new design and improved integration with digital content.

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Open Files using Start Menu

The redesigned start menu has now become the place to find your files and browsing history and look for application shortcuts.

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Easier access to Microsoft Teams

In Windows 11, users can access Microsoft Teams faster than ever as it is now integrated with the taskbar.

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Widgets

You now have a dedicated Widgets icon on the taskbar that allows you to view the latest weather updates, news, to-do list and more.

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Android Apps

Windows 11 is bringing native support to Android applications, however, this feature will be rolled out with future releases.

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