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Microsoft News Roundup: Windows 11 update mix up, Surface Laptop Studio 2 leak, and Xbox games on GeForce NOW and Nintendo

News comes out quickly. With so much going on in the tech world, we gather the biggest and most important stories into one convenient piece to make it easy to catch up.

This week a Windows 11 update mistakenly offered itself to unsupported PCs, details about a Surface Studio Laptop 2 leaked, and Microsoft agree to have its games available on GeForce NOW and Nintendo hardware. We also reported on everything that will ship to PCs with the “Moment 2” feature drop for Windows 11.

Windows 11 feature drop

Windows 11 Update in Settings app

(Image credit: Future)

Microsoft has a feature drop on the way for Windows 11 that’s known as “Moment 2.”  The update will include the new File Explorer featuring tabs and several other improvements. Here’s a quick list of the new features on the way, courtesy of our Senior Editor Zac Bowden:

  • Tablet-optimized Taskbar
  • Modern System Tray flyout
  • New Taskbar search bar options
  • Search in Task Manager
  • Energy recommendations in Settings
  • Tabs in Notepad
  • Screen recording in Snipping Tool
  • Full-screen Widgets Panel
  • Third-party Widget support
  • Studio Effects in Quick Settings
  • Voice Access enhancements


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