Microsoft announced that its renewed Bing search engine. Powered a few days ago with artificial intelligence (AI), it has been integrated into the Windows 11 taskbar, with a box that can be typed directly to get search results.
The technology company presented the new versions of its Bing search engine and Edge browser in early Februarywhen he pointed out that from then on they would be based on the ChatGPT chatbot, developed by OpenAI.
Microsoft has now commented that the new Bing already has a shortcut in the Windows 11 interfaceby integrating into your taskbar, with a search box that you can type in to get all the results.
This feature is already available for users of the preview from Bing, they will need to install the latest search engine update to access it.
Along with this new functionality, Microsoft has presented a series of features focused on connectivity with Phone Linkwhich is already available for iOS and has updated its version for Android in order to strengthen the link between terminals and Windows PCs.
On the other hand, he has commented that The chat function has been “totally” revamped, to make it easier to preview an incoming call or share a link to one through an app.
Windows 11 also debuts with its latest update new widget to include Phone Link, Xbox Game Passand other partner platforms of the manufacturer, such as Meta and Spotify, among others.
The Snipping tool also expands its capabilities and now allows you to capture, save and share videos directly in the application. Meanwhile, new accessibility features have been established with support for braille displays and improved voice access in key applications.
Windows 11 is updated and these are its main novelties
Redesign to make pairing with iPhone easier
Now, the operating system can be linked more easily with an iPhone and the experiences when accessing different applications have also been improved.
Thanks to the Phone Link for iOS platform, iPhone users will be able to take important calls or messages while working on a PC with Windows 11. In addition, they will have easier access to the photos that they have stored on the device and the iCloud service.
Improvements for the connection with Android phones
The Phone Link service will help improve the link between an Android smartphone and a Windows 11 PC. According to Microsoft, those who have a Samsung phone will also have an easier resource to connect the device with their computer through the Wi-Fi network.
In addition, the ‘Recent Websites’ feature, users can easily transfer your browser sessions from your smartphone to a Windows PCthis will help to continue certain tasks without much effort.
Microsoft Teams more dynamic
It has been integrated into Microsoft Teams from the desktop in the taskbar and the chat tool has also been incorporated, this to make it easier for the user to easily share information while having a video call.
New design to show more relevant news and information
The operating system has incorporated an expansion for its widgetnow just by pressing the weather icon on the taskbar or swiping to the right, the service will offer interesting news headlines, information on match scores, stock market actions, weather or calendar.
Screen recording in Snipping Tool
A screen recording tool has been incorporated into the Snipping Tool so that it can be easily captured, saved and shared. To use the screen recorder feature, you need to search for and open Snipping Tool via ‘Search’ on the taskbar and select “record”. That feature can also be accessed using the keyboard shortcut: Windows key + Shift key + S.
Screenshots will be automatically saved to a default folder.
New options to reduce energy consumption
The operating system will offer more options and recommendations to configure the equipment in order to achieve a reduction in the power consumption of the PC.
*With information from Europa Press