As the week comes to an end, a test build of the next Microsoft OS – Windows 11 – has leaked to the network. As a result, more and more details about the new OS appear on the network, as journalists and enthusiasts master it.
For example, Windows 11 Home was found to require an internet connection to complete the installation. Microsoft traditionally insists that users sign in to their Microsoft accounts when setting up Windows 10 on a new device, making it difficult for users to skip this step.
However, in Windows 10, a simple workaround could be used – unplug the Ethernet cable and select the “I don’t have Internet” option to continue with the “limited setup” that allows you to set up a local account.
However, for Windows 11 Home users, this workaround no longer works. As we can see in the screenshots, the Windows 11 Home version lacks the “I have no Internet” button, while the Windows 11 Pro version retains it, and there is no option to create a local account.
The only hope remains that the official stable build will change and will not require mandatory internet. However, here, too, a workaround was discovered, surprisingly simple.
When Windows 11 Home prompts to connect to the network by pressing Alt + F4, the user can close the prompt and go directly to the local account creation page, which is not offered unless interrupted by the normal installation process.
Elon Musk already has 100 million followers on Twitter. A little more, and he will move Cristiano Ronaldo into the top 5 most massive accounts of this social network
Despite the fact that Elon Musk has not posted anything on Twitter for a week, his account on this social network is becoming more popular day by day. He recently passed the milestone of 100 million subscribers. To Cristiano Ronaldo, who is in last place in the top 5 most massive Twitter accounts, Musk is only 1.3 million subscribers.
Just over four years ago, at the beginning of 2018, Musk had only 18 million followers on Twitter, and at the time of signing the recent deal to buy Twitter, Musk had 83.6 million followers on the social network. In other words, Ronaldo will not stay in fifth place for long.
It must be said that Musk is used by Twitter not only as a platform for communication, but also for manipulation – very often his messages influenced the quotes of stocks and cryptocurrencies. And you can also remember his tweet about Coca-Cola and cocaine – he became the second most popular in the history of the platform, having collected more than 4.5 million likes.
iPhone users who for some reason don’t like Apple smartwatches will be able to use new models based on Wear OS.
The first and so far the only watch on Wear OS 3 is the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4. And it doesn’t work with iOS. But apparently this is an artificial limitation on Samsung’s part, as it has now become known that Wear OS 3 itself can work with iOS.
Qualcomm confirmed this by saying that the upcoming Montblanc Summit 3 watch will be compatible with the iPhone. This watch will be the first with Wear OS 3 after Samsung devices. True, it will be an expensive $1,290 watch, but there should be many more Wear OS 3 models on the market this year, so iPhone owners will have a choice.
The first ultra-slim handheld Windows game console with an OLED screen. Ayaneo Air launched on Indiegogo
Ayaneo has entered Indiegogo with its Air handheld game console.
The company calls the novelty the first ultra-thin set-top box with Windows and an OLED screen. The dimensions here are 224 x 89.5 x 26.7 mm with a mass of 395 g. For comparison, the dimensions of the Steam Deck are 298 x 117 x 49 mm with a mass of 669 g, but the Nintendo Switch OLED has dimensions of 175 x 104 x 50.7 mm with a mass of 315 g.
True, there is also a version of Air Pro, the thickness of which is increased to 29.6 mm, and the weight is 450 g.
The novelty is available in many different configurations. The base version, which can be ordered for $500 through a crowdfunding campaign, is equipped with a Ryzen 5 5560U APU, 8GB of RAM, and a 128GB SSD. There are versions with the same APU, but 16 GB of RAM and up to 1 TB SSD. There is also a modification based on the Ryzen 7 5825U with 32 GB of RAM and an SSD from 512 GB to 2 TB. The top console can be purchased for $1,000.
In any case, the performance of any version will be significantly lower than that of the Steam Deck, as well as consoles based on the Ryzen 6000U.
It is also important that retail prices will differ very little from the prices of the fundraising campaign.
The rest of the parameters include a 5.5-inch OLED screen with Full HD resolution, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, a battery with a capacity of 28 or 38 Wh (second for Air Pro versions), a fingerprint scanner (except for the most basic version).
The Indiegogo campaign has already raised around $255,000, nearly four times the amount the manufacturer is asking for.
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