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How to Watch Microsoft’s Windows 11 Launch Event on June 24th

Josh Hendrickson

Are you ready for “the next generation” of Windows? Microsoft is hosting a livestreamed event at 11 a.m. Easter time on June 24th, likely to announce Windows 11. Here’s how to tune in, plus an overview of the Windows 11 features that we found in our hands-on last week.

Where to Watch the Livestream

Microsoft will stream its Windows 11 event on the Windows Event Page on June 24th at 11 a.m. Eastern time. You can tune in on any device running a modern browser, including a phone or tablet.

If you don’t want to watch the Windows 11 event on Microsoft’s website, then you can visit the company’s YouTube channel and watch it there. YouTube may be an easier option for those who want to watch the event on a streaming stick or game console.

What to Expect from Windows 11

At a recent Build 2021 event, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella stated that the company would soon “share one of the most significant updates to Windows of the past decade.” He also shared that he’s been using the “next generation of Windows” for several months, and that he expects the platform to provide greater “economic opportunity” for developers and creators.

While Microsoft hasn’t publicly shared any details related to Windows 11, a Preview Build of the OS leaked to the public last week. We tested this build and found that, while Windows 11 is certainly the biggest Windows update since Windows 8 introduced the Metro design, it isn’t all that different from Windows 10.

Most changes in Windows 11 are visual. Icons on the taskbar are centered and do not display application names. The start menu no longer features Live Tiles, and the News and Interests widget is … well, it’s something.

The News and Interests widget in Windows 11. Josh Hendrickson

The only major functional change in Windows 11 seems to be a new Snap controller. In Windows 10, you have to drag a window to the edge of your screen for it to snap in place (leaving half your screen empty for another app). But right-clicking an app’s maximize button in Windows 11 opens up a new Snap controller, allowing you to lock windows on-screen without dragging them around like a madman.

Other changes are less obvious, like how Windows 11 forces you to log into a Microsoft account while setting up a computer. In the past, you could skip this process by leaving the PC disconnected from the internet during setup.

Of course, all of these features are subject to change, and Microsoft may show a much more advanced version of Windows 11 during its live event. That’s why you need to tune in!

Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/89996/how-to-watch-microsofts-windows-11-launch-event-on-june-24th/
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Microsoft Windows 11 Event: How to Watch and What to Expect

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On Thursday, June 24, 2021, Microsoft will host an event to talk about “the next generation of Windows.” Microsoft is widely expected to announce Windows 11—after all, Windows 11 just leaked. Here’s how to watch and what we expect to see.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/735418/microsoft-windows-11-event-how-to-watch-and-what-to-expect/
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Microsoft’s “Ignite” VR Event Spiraled Into a Virtual Burning Man Festival

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Microsoft’s Ignite conference is underway, and this year it held the event’s keynote address in Virtual Reality. Alex Kipman, the man behind Kinect and HoloLens, spent most of the keynote addressing the audience in hologram form and showing off Microsoft’s new Mixed Reality Mesh concept. What came next is something beyond words and description. Thankfully, we have the video too.

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Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/72610/microsofts-ignite-vr-event-spiraled-into-a-virtual-burning-man-festival/
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When and Where You Can Watch NASA’s Perseverance Land on Mars

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Sure, you can see a Snow Moon this month, but you can also watch a live Mars landing! The NASA Perseverance is slated to land on the Red Planet this month, and if you want to see it happen, here’s when and where you can watch.

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Source: https://www.lifesavvy.com/56933/when-and-where-you-can-watch-nasas-perseverance-land-on-mars/
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Here’s everything Apple announced at its M1 Mac event

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5 Ideas to Prepare Your Smart Home for Halloween

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Where to Watch Apple’s iPhone 12 Event (and What Else to Expect)

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Tomorrow’s the day, y’all—Apple is going to take wraps off the long-awaited iPhone 12 and all of its variants. Normally, Apple would hold this type of event in September, but in The Year of the Virus nothing is normal and everything is weird. So, we’re getting iPhone announcements in October.

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Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/56648/where-to-watch-apples-iphone-12-event-and-what-else-to-expect/
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YouTube Wants You to Film a Day in Your Life

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You’re a pretty interesting person, right? So are lots of people. Yet, for all our differences, we have many similarities. YouTube wants to make a feature film showing “Life in a Day” around the world. On Saturday, July 25, its inviting everyone to film their day and submit it. Directors Ridley Scott and Kai Hsuing will edit the good stuff together to make a feature film.

Ten years ago, nearly to the day, YouTube put together the original “Life n a Day” using user-submitted footage. The idea was to capture what life was like in 2010 for future generations to see. Now YouTube wants to repeat the event with “Life in a Day 2020.”

On July 25, you can film your day and upload the footage. YouTube says that you can feature special days like weddings or a typical day where you go to work. You’ll have a week, from July 25 to August 2, to submit your footage at the Life in a Day site.

Directors Ridley Scott and Kai Hsuing and a team of producers will take the next five months to sort through the footage, choose which clips to use, and tie it together into a single film. Ten years ago, YouTube received 80,000 submissions and turned the content into a 90-minute video.

YouTube is inviting everyone across the world and promises to have a 30-person team of multilingual reviewers on hand to watch the footage, translate as needed. Given the number of submissions ten years ago, the chances of making it in the final product are slim—but you can’t get picked if you don’t submit.

Source: YouTube

Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/47218/youtube-wants-you-to-film-a-day-in-your-life/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Josh Hendrickson