Undated image issued by Microsoft of the new Windows 11 start screen. Microsoft has officially unveiled the next version of Windows, hailing its new, simpler design as helping bring users "closer to the things they love". Issue date: Thursday June 24, 2021. PA Photo. Windows 11 has been given a complete redesign compared to previous generations with new app icons, more translucent windows and a simpler Start menu Ð now moved to the centre of the screen. See PA story TECHNOLOGY Windows. Photo credit should read: Microsoft/PA WireNOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

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