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An interesting innovation in Windows 10: the legendary “Notepad” turned into a separate application



Microsoft recently released another test build of Windows 10 21H2 “Sun Valley Update” to Insiders Early Access. Build 21337 includes several new features and also makes Notepad a standalone Microsoft Store app.

The Notepad app for Windows 10 got quite a bit of attention in 2020 when Microsoft updated it with several new features. Build 21337 or later will automatically install Notepad updates through the Microsoft Store.

Notepad has been included with Windows since the release of Windows 1.0 and has been updated with each release of Windows. According to the official notes, Notepad was last updated with loop search, unsaved content indicator and other improvements.

By moving the famous text editor to the Microsoft Store, the company made it so that it can be updated like any other app in the store, and it won’t be tied to OS updates. It will also allow Microsoft to respond more quickly to issues and feedback, and to resolve issues with individual updates.

It is currently unclear if Notepad will also receive updates through the Windows Store for older OS versions, including 21H1 and 20H2. It is also unknown if any major features are planned, such as dark mode. Notepad has been moved from the Windows Accessories folder and will have its own place on the Start menu.

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Four iQOO smartphones will receive Android 12 in December



The iQOO brand has revealed Android 12 release dates for a number of its models. True, we are not yet talking about the final version of Android 12 – it will have to wait longer.

IQOO 7, iQOO 7 Legend, iQOO Z3 and iQOO Z5 users will receive the Android 12 beta at the end of the year – at the end of December. And at the end of March 2022, the beta version of Android 12 will be released for iQOO 3.

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Dangerous Android 12: the new operating system leads to serious crashes and battery drain



Google released the Android 12 operating system for ordinary users, just a few days ago. It can be installed by users of the branded series of Pixel smartphones – starting with the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, which debuted in 2018. In the meantime, the first reviews have appeared on the network, and not all of them are positive.

Pixel users have faced a number of annoying issues after installing Android 12 on their smartphones. Some people experience regular crashes despite repeatedly resetting the settings to the factory state. For others, applications crash and stop working, and on an ongoing basis, which is accompanied by freezes. For some, the camera often crashes, for others – a variety of applications in a random way.

There are problems with unlocking smartphones using face recognition, the smartphone simply ceases to “recognize” the user. There are also complaints about the battery draining too quickly.

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Finally, Windows 11 users have the full power of Ryzen processors. Both performance issues have been resolved



AMD and Microsoft have finally resolved both Ryzen and Epyc CPU performance issues when running Windows 11.

Microsoft has already released the patch in the Insider Build, now it’s available to everyone. Recall that it solves the problem of high latency in the L3 cache.

AMD, in turn, has released a patch that solves the problem of UEFI CPPC2 with incorrect work of the task scheduler for processor cores.

In the case of the first patch, you need to install a Windows update, but the second one needs to be downloaded from the AMD website yourself. More precisely, you do not need to download a patch, but a fresh driver for the motherboard chipset – the patch is part of it.

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