Welcome back to our Windows news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.
Android apps on the way as Amazon Appstore appears in Windows 11 Microsoft Store
The Amazon Appstore has made an appearance in the Microsoft Store on Windows 11, indicating that Android app support for Microsoft’s next operating system might not be too far away.
Office for Windows is getting natural-sounding voices for reading your emails and documents
Natural-sounding voices are coming to Office for Windows, as part of an update to the voices in the Read Aloud function of Word and Outlook. Office Insiders can try out the new voices now.
Commercial customers will get to choose between Windows 10 and Windows 11 on new Surface devices
Surface devices for commercial customers will offer a choice between Windows 10 and Windows 11, helping to provide flexibility to organisations.
Microsoft’s updated PC Health Check app is now available for all Windows 11 enthusiasts
A new version of the PC Health Check app has been quietly released by Microsoft. The original version drew a lot of criticism for saying that a PC wasn’t compatible with Windows 11 but not explaining why. But it looks like Microsoft is making steps to resolve this, as the new version of the app will tell you if your CPU is unsupported for Windows 11, or if you need to turn on Secure Boot or TPM 2.0 in your UEFI settings.
That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Windows news.