MICROSOFT UNVEILS WINDOWS 11 OPERATING SYSTEM
Microsoft has unveiled Windows
11, its "next generation" operating system, at a virtual event.
The new software will let Android apps run on the Windows desktop.
Product manager Panos Panay promised smaller, faster security updates - a common complaint for
Windows users - and said they would happen in the background.
Windows 11 will also let users configure multiple desktops for work, home, and gaming, like on a
Microsoft says there are currently about 1.3 billion devices running Windows 10.
An early preview version of the new system will be released for app developers shortly.
Windows 11 will be available as a free update to existing Windows 10 users - although some devices
will not have the right specifications. A minimum of 64 gigabytes of storage and 4 gigabytes of RAM.
One cosmetic change is putting the "Start" button at the bottom-centre of the screen rather than
HOW MUCH OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS SENT TO MICROSOFT
Windows users can see exactly how
much of their personal data is being collected by Microsoft.
The Windows Diagnostic Data Viewer, contains a
breakdown of everything the operating system sends to Microsoft and the Diagnostic Data Viewer is available
to download for free from the Microsoft Store.
Windows Diagnostic Data Viewer
The Microsoft Privacy Dashboard allows you to
manage your data and change what data is collected by adjusting the privacy settings on your device or browser at any time.