• Windows 11 2H22 released, mostly

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    ISSUE 19.39 • 2022-09-26


    Will Fastie

    By Will Fastie

    Well, it wasn’t really 2H22. It was 2022.

    The entire news cycle about Windows 11, starting with its announcement over 18 months ago, has been different. Maybe weird is a better descriptor.

    The announcement wasn’t an event; nothing was live. There wasn’t even a video from Panos Panay, who was simply noted as the author of a blog post. The surprise twist in all this, especially from the perspective of someone in the press, was that the announcement was not accompanied by a press release in Microsoft’s usual location. Instead, it was given its own microsite. The release was not mentioned on Microsoft’s home page and was noted only on the Windows page with an eyebrow link at the very top.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (19.39.0, 2022-09-26).
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