Author: Richard Hay

Windows 11 Musings #1

Microsoft has begun the public testing of its next update for Windows 10 which will be known as Windows 11. It is expected to reach general availability this “holiday season” which most likely means sometime between October and December. In this new series of blog posts about the upcoming operating system update, I plan to talk about what catches my eye in Windows 11 within these preview builds.

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Windows 11 Wallpaper Downloads

If you are unable to test out the first Windows Insider Program release for the upcoming Windows 11 update, you can still grab and check out the genuinely nice collection of wallpapers that comes with the preview build. These will even work on your mobile devices and “other” operating systems!

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Turn Off News & Interests Feature on the Windows 10 Taskbar

The News and Interests feature continues to roll out to Windows 10 users and the reaction is quite mixed as many were not expecting it to show up. That has resulted in a lot of requests for how to turn the feature off however, digging into the new enhancement might make it a useful tool with just a few minutes of time invested in that customization process. We give you both solutions.

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#WindowsInsiders Channel Update – May 2021

Time to take a peek back at last month’s sequence of build releases for Windows 10 across the Dev, Beta, and Release Preview Channels in the #WindowsInsiders Program. May marked the final release of the May 2021 Update aka Windows 10 (Version 21H1) as a small cumulative update. Initially, it has been made available for those which Microsoft describes as seekers. It is also a measured roll out so the company can keep a close eye out for any potential issues along the way. That means all devices will not see it immediately.

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