Welcome back to our Windows news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.
Windows 10 Xbox app now supports Cloud Gaming and Remote Play from your console
The Xbox app on Windows has gained the ability to stream games using Xbox Cloud Gaming, whilst also adding support for Remote Play, letting you stream games from your Xbox Series X|S or Xbox One console right to your PC.
Windows 11 on ARM on Apple M1 Macs isn’t officially supported, says Microsoft
Microsoft has said that Windows 11 on ARM on Apple M1 Macs is not supported officially, even though Parallels Desktop allows you to do just that. It’s not clear what impact, if any, this lack of support might have on Parallels Desktop users.
Mozilla Firefox can now become your default browser in just one click on Windows PCs
Making Firefox your default browser on Windows PCs has become that little bit easier, with the browser adding a one-click option of setting it as your default. This feature means that the browser circumvents the behaviour of Windows 10 making you adjust the default browser via the Settings app.
PowerToys lands in the Windows 11 Microsoft Store
PowerToys, a suite of tools, has arrived in the Microsoft Store on Windows 11. This makes the installation process that little bit quicker, as previously you had to download it via GitHub.
Shifting getting PowerToys from GitHub to the Microsoft Store on Windows 11.https://t.co/97zkPaGjrT pic.twitter.com/4933cLX1s6
— Richard Hay (@WinObs) September 17, 2021
That’s it for this week. We will be back next week with more Windows news.