Microsoft has announced a number of new features and changes to move to the latest Windows 11 platform and the cloud-based Windows 365 platform announced last year. These include features focused on hybrid work, improved system-wide video calling experience, and enhanced security features to protect users from phishing attacks. Let’s take a look at the details below.
New Windows 11 feature details
Panos Panay, Microsoft’s Chief Product Officer for Windows, recently shared an official blog post. What’s new in Windows 11 and Windows 365 Focuses on areas of management, security, productivity and collaboration. With these changes, Microsoft aims to blur the line between local Windows 11 PCs and cloud-based Windows 365 PCs with better integration, a new tab-based central file explorer, and more.
Windows 11 new tab-based file explorer
Microsoft adds great features to File Explorer in Windows 11 This makes it easy for users Browse multiple folders and files on your PC You don’t have to open multiple File Explorer windows. Instead, you can use tabs to open folders in File Explorer, just like in a web browser. In addition, users will be able to pin important files and documents for easy access.
society A touch snap layout will also be added (Deployed with development channel build). This allows users to easily deploy apps when using Windows 11 on touch-based devices.Soon, the user[スタート]You will be able to create an app folder in the menu. With all these new features and changes, Microsoft aims to make Windows 11 one of the most accessible versions of desktop operating systems.
Some of the other new features Includes focus, system-wide live captions, and voice access.. These features are intended to improve accessibility for people with disabilities and allow them to fully utilize and access devices running Windows 11.
New security features
In addition to facilitating browsing on Windows 11, Microsoft has new smart security features to keep users safe from popular cyberattack techniques such as phishing and targeted malware with built-in chips for cloud protection. Also added. The company plans to integrate two new features into Windows 11. Includes new Microsoft Defender SmartScreen and SmartAppControl..
Microsoft Defender SmartScreen protects you from phishing attacks by identifying and alerting you when you try to enter your Microsoft credentials on a hacked website or malicious app. The Smart App Control feature, on the other hand, uses code signing and the company’s advanced AI model to identify dangerous applications and prevent them from running on your device.
Microsoft also plans to deploy these cloud-based features on hardware with updatable Microsoft Pluton security processors. Various features have also been introduced to improve IT management.
System-wide video call enhancements
Microsoft has also announced several new features to improve the video calling and virtual conferencing experience on Windows 11. Soon, new AI-powered features such as Voice Clarity, Voice Focus, Auto Framing, Portrait Background Blur, and Eye Contact will be added... The soft focus option blurs the user’s background, while the eye contact feature uses AI to artificially maintain eye contact during video calls.
These AI-powered features improve the video calling experience on Windows 11 “More personal and more human” According to Microsoft. The company is expected to offer all these new features (and more) in future updates. Stay tuned for future updates. Let us know what you think about the new features in the comments below.