Windows 11 has plenty of UI consistency issues that are still present even after two years of its release. One of them is related to wasted space by notifications which has been fixed by a user.
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Microsoft is working on a neat tool launcher for PowerToys. The app will soon get a Windows 11 Quick Settings-like flyout, allowing you to open select utilities with a couple of clicks.
In this edition of Microsoft Weekly we have a lot to unpack, including lots of Windows bugs and their associated fixes, changes to Windows 11 in the latest Dev Channel build, and games in Teams (!).
Windows 11 is not the best when it comes to managing themes. Still, Microsoft is working on improving it with a new toggle in Action Center, allowing you to turn on or off dark mode quickly.
Microsoft has taken some steps to decouple notifications and quick settings in Windows 11, but is it enough? Find out in our latest Closer Look article which discusses the associated changes.
Google Chrome is finally receiving support for native system notifications on Windows 10, integrating more naturally into the Action Center and adding support for features such as Quiet Hours.
According to a new report, Microsoft is "repositioning" Cortana as a productivity assistant rather than a digital one, by integrating it seamlessly with other Windows features such as Timeline.
As indicated by a series of commits merged with the Chromium project, Google Chrome will soon support native notifications on Windows 10. However, it's not clear when this feature will be arriving.
According to a new report, Microsoft is making some big changes to the Cortana UI in Windows 10, decoupling the voice assistant from Windows Search and moving it to the Action Center.
An image - since deleted - in Microsoft's blog post announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview build 16199 included a new taskbar icon, which led to the discovery of a new 'Control Center' for the OS.
Microsoft said at Build 2016 that it would add support for Android notifications to appear in the Windows 10 Action Center. Now, a new version of Cortana for Android is enabling that functionality.
Microsoft has detailed quite a few new features coming to Windows 10 at its annual developer conference, Build. One of those new features is an all-new Action Center. Read on to check it out.
Microsoft is looking to change things around and redesign the Action Center's and Cortana's interface in Windows 10. The new look is expected to feature a card-based model and be announced today.
Microsoft is looking to improve the Action Center in Windows 10 and make it more discoverable and useful at a glance. To that end it's looking for feedback on a couple of UI changes it has planned.
In Windows 10, Microsoft has introduced a new feature called Action Center which combines all your notifications into one area and also includes some handy quick-launch shortcuts.
A video published by Microsoft shows two new additions to Action Center: a flashlight and a new app entitled 'Quick Note', both of which will be of use to users of Windows 10 on mobile.
The Charms bar from Windows 8 is dead. The feature was useful on tablets but Microsoft is replacing it with the Action center for all iterations of Windows 10 going forward.
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New information about Windows Phone 8.1 is constantly being revealed through the leaked SDK, and now it's understood that the Action Center will be able to show up to 20 notifications from each app.
If you want to get a look at Windows Phone 8.1 upcoming notification center, we have posted a video of the feature after the jump that gives us the best look yet at the ‘Action Center'.