Microsoft news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read!
Microsoft to roll out Windows 11 “Moment 3” update starting May 24, 2023
This week saw the roll out of the latest update for Windows 11, called Moment 3, which began on May 24. The update brings a number of changes and improvements across the OS, including in the Taskbar, Task Manager, and Windows Update.
Microsoft flaunts redesigned and modern File Explorer in Windows 11
In a video shown by Panos Panay, a glimpse of a redesigned File Explorer is shown, showing off the new design briefly. Earlier this year, it was reported a new File Explorer design was being worked on and this has since confirmed that something is in the works.
Today, we announce new AI experiences and tools for #Windows11 to empower developers. Pumped to introduce you to Windows Copilot and Dev Home. #MSBuild https://t.co/MkqiKKtuFg pic.twitter.com/pf1H3o1tyW
— Panos Panay (@panos_panay) May 23, 2023
Microsoft PowerToys will now let you control multiple PCs using the same mouse and keyboard
The latest update for PowerToys has added the ability to control multiple PCs using the same mouse and keyboard. Called Mouse Without Borders, you’ll be able to work across multiple PCs effortlessly without requiring several mice and keyboards. Additionally, it is also possible to share clipboards and files across machines.
Microsoft Bing overtakes Baidu as China’s top desktop search engine
Baidu has been dethroned as the top search engine on desktop in China, to be beaten by Microsoft’s Bing. Bing brought in a market share of 37.4%, placing it 10 percentage points ahead.
That’s it for this week. We will be back next week with more Microsoft news.