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To: Don Green who wrote (19561)6/25/2021 1:07:24 PM
From: Sr K   of 19580
 
Microsoft’s Windows 11: The Big New PC Features Coming This Year

A redesigned interface, new productivity features and the ability to run Android apps are all key to Microsoft’s plan to give PCs a fresh ‘Start’—and take on Google and Apple

Windows 11: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on the New ‘Start’ of the PC (Exclusive)

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Windows 11: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on the New ‘Start’ of the PC (Exclusive)

Windows 11, due out later this year, is full of new features, including a new Start menu that's been moved to the center and a Microsoft Store with Android apps. In an exclusive interview, WSJ’s Joanna Stern spoke with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella about the software, the influence of the pandemic and his strategy of competing with Google and Apple. Photo illustration: Alex Kuzoian/The Wall Street Journal



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Joanna Stern

Updated June 25, 2021 11:07 am ET

You don’t have to be a Microsoft historian to see the ping-pong pattern:

Windows XP — Hit!
Windows Vista — Flop.
Windows 7 — Hit!
Windows 8 — Flop.
Windows 10 — Hit!

If you were playing the odds, you’d bet Windows 11, announced Thursday, would flop. But what I’ve seen so far of Windows 11 looks smart. Plus, Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella, in an exclusive interview, joked that 11 is a lucky number.

While the Windows 11 interface has been redesigned, it’s more a fresh coat of paint than a complete remodel. Yes, Microsoft has moved the Start button to the bottom center, but, don’t you worry, you can always put it back in the left corner. There are loads of new productivity features, too, and the headline feature: Android apps!

Amazon (yes, that Amazon) is bringing its Android app store to the new Microsoft Store, and Windows 11 PCs themselves will be able to run the software, regardless of the chip that powers them.

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