Although nowadays you only read about how badly Apple is doing due to new EU regulations, the truth is that Microsoft isn't in a much better position either – the Digital Markets Act, or DMA for short, also covers the people from Redmond.
As previously reported by Index, the DMA regulates so-called gatekeeping companies in the name of fairness,
That's why Microsoft is launching a brand new update for Windows 11 at the beginning of the year, which brings the “improvements” that users have been demanding from the tech giant since the beginning.
the Windows Central According to his information, the patch called Moment 5 could already be released in the first half of the year, expected around February to March. According to the newspaper, this “feature drop” will be much smaller compared to previous Moment updates, because it was done almost exclusively to ensure all OS chips are DMA-compliant. But what changes will this bring? We will show you!
First of all, you can now completely remove default apps from your computer, such as the Edge browser, but the camera and photo apps will also be uninstalled. Perhaps most surprisingly, Windows' built-in personal assistant Cortana will also become deleteable, and Bing News – currently pinned to the taskbar – will finally be deleted.
It's important to note that Moment 5 will only be available to users running Windows 11 23H2, which means that if you want the latest features, you'll need to upgrade from Windows 11 22H2 first if you haven't already. Moment 5 is expected to be the last Moment update for Windows 11 users in 2024, with the next major update to the operating system, codenamed Hudson Valley, arriving later this year.