The wait is over. Windows 11 has launched today – 5th October – and if you’re on a Windows 10 PC, you are eligible for a free upgrade right now.
This fresh and modern version is bringing us closer to what we love, driving innovation in new ways, and will undoubtedly enhance productivity and capabilities.
Let’s take a look at a few of the latest features that will enhance the entire user experience:
- Say hello to central content access!
Start utilising the power of the cloud and Microsoft 365 by accessing your most recent files no matter what device you’re viewing them on. With many of us on the move these days you should not have to carry multiple devices just to continue your work.
- Microsoft Teams access just got even easier.
Teams will now be integrated into the taskbar, so you can connect instantly with colleagues - no more hunting around for the app. With Microsoft Teams as a firm favourite for us, our collaboration is about to get an even bigger boost!
- The ultimate hybrid experience.
The hybrid working environment is the future, so with that in mind, Windows 11 has been specifically designed to deliver the ultimate hybrid experience. With safety preserved as well as ease of use maintained, your IT team will be easily able to manage the system.
- Efficient and speedy software.
With efficiency and speed at the forefront of Windows 11 comes an improved experience for all users. With guaranteed ease of use, your working day will become a breeze.
- Elevate multitasking with new layouts.
Save time switching in and out of apps with new snap layouts, snap groups, and desktops. This is here to optimise your screen space, so you can be sure that no task will be too much to juggle.
- Introducing Widgets – information powered by AI in a singular place.
Have all the information you need at the touch of a button. This new personalised feed powered by AI provides a faster way to access the information you need. With Microsoft Edge’s world-class performance, speed, and productivity features, you can get more done on the web.
A new era for the PC
Microsoft are also launching some amazing new devices which will bring Windows 11 to life. You can find out more about those here.
Get on Windows 11 today, with free upgrades for Windows 10 PC users, and on new PCs pre-installed with Windows 11. If you are unsure if your device is eligible, check in ‘Settings’ > ‘Windows Update’ and select ‘Check for updates’. The upgrade will be completed in a phased approach starting with new eligible devices, which will then roll out over time to in-market devices based on intelligence models.
Don’t miss out. Enjoy Windows 11 today.