Microsoft has announced major updates for Windows 11like new Bing equipped with artificial intelligence in the system tray, but there are also new features for iOS and Android users.
Windows 11 updates
In recent weeks, Microsoft previewed the new AI-powered Bing to over a million people in 169 countries, as well as the new mobile app version of Bing and Edge.
The new features have an enhanced ease of use of the Windows PC to search, chat, answer questions and generate content directly from an operating system system tray.
Also interesting are the news for iPhone users and Android smartphones with Phone Link.
Microsoft has decided to fully integrate iOS users into the Windows 11 system thanks to Phone Link, which allows Apple device aficionados not to miss any important calls or messages. In doing so, Microsoft becomes much more inclusive and captivating, allowing easy access to the iPhone gallery with the integration of iCloud in the Photos app. You can visit the Windows Insider Blog to learn more.
The Phone Link features are already available for Android users, but thanks to the new features, Samsung users will have an easier connection, with activation of the phone’s personal hotspot that is enabled with a single click from the list of Wi-Fi networks -Fi on the PC.
The real novelty in Windows 11 updates is the integration of AI
Last year Microsoft presented Windows Studio Effects which, through artificial intelligence, helps users to customize audio and video, but now also face recognition, background blur, automatic framing and vocal focus.
With regard to Microsoft Teamshowever, the Windows 11 update now allows you to have a completely new chat, making it easier to preview video and start a call or share links.
In addition, from the Start menu it will become much easier to open the application Quick Assist thus facilitating both the connection and the new ability to switch between screen sharing and full control during a session to give or receive help.
A significant improvement will also have it Widget which, in addition to non-stop news and information, will include Phone Link, Xbox Game Pass and partners such as Meta and Spotify. It will also be possible to navigate faster and more intuitively thanks to the improvements in touch controls for touchscreens.
The other improvements
- Snipping Toolwith which it will be easier to record the screen in video format;
- inserting Tabs in Notepadto organize data in a simple way and switch from one note to another without too much difficulty;
- new features for greater accessibility introduced in Narratorwhich expanded support to more braille displays, including 3 new displays Designed for Surface di HumanWare;
- voice access for major Microsoft apps;
- detection ofcarbon footprintwhich will make it easier for users to understand the impact of their choices and act ethically;
- faster and easier access for those who, with Windows 11 Pro, have joined ad Azure Active Directoryfor a personalized user experience thanks to AI recommendations in the Start menu;
- access to PC Cloud with the new windows 365 app.
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