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no more crashes Some Windows Insiders saw their PCs crash when trying to open Microsoft Copilot from the taskbar. The company has since rolled out a fix for the issue.
bye bye Microsoft updated File Explorer with the Windows 11 September 26, 2023 Update, but the company also took away a feature.
Oopsy! Intel clarified that its upcoming Meteor Lake CPUs will not feature chips made for desktops. The mobile processors will, however, appear in All-in-Ones and compact PCs.
AI creation Microsoft is bringing the power of AI image generation to Paint. You can add yourself to a wait list now to try the new feature as soon as possible.
On the move Panos Panay shocked many when he announced his departure from Microsoft. We now know that Panay will join Amazon to lead the company's Devices & Services business.
So much power Microsoft just shipped an update to PowerToys that improves stability across the app. Most notably, the window management tool FancyZones should now work more reliably.
23H2 preview Microsoft rolled out the Windows 11 update with Copilot to general users, while the 23H2 update hit Insider Preview, causing some confusion.
'Worry-free gaming' Acer just announced the Nitro V 15. The gaming laptop runs on up to a 13th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU paired with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 graphics.
Large and flexibile The LG Gram Fold looks lovely, but it's only available in South Korea.
More on the way Intel's Meteor Lake is mostly about laptops, but it's not just about laptops.
SO. MUCH. NEWS. In a massive week of Microsoft news, we saw Xbox leaks, Surface announcements, Panos Panay leaving Microsoft, the CMA taking a big step toward approving the purchase of Activision Blizzard.
Meh After this week's Surface and AI event, I think it's easy to see why Panos Panay didn't want to stick around. The family of devices has lost its luster and is now just full of premium, pricey PCs.
One step closer We're not quite there, but we're closer than we've ever been to Microsoft owning Activision Blizzard.
All coming together Microsoft just announced Copilot, which will be available on Windows, Edge, and Microsoft 365.
No live stream Microsoft will not live stream its Surface and AI event today, but we'll cover all the news right as it happens and you can watch a recording of the presentation.
So much savings Right now, you can save $800 on the LG gram 17. The biggest savings is on the 2022 model of the 17-inch laptop, but you can also save on a newer model.
Up next Microsoft will hold a special event focused on Surface and AI tomorrow, and the company's Yusuf Mehdi sent out an internal memo to discuss plans for the future of artificial intelligence.
🤔🤔🤔 Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer said in a leaked email that he would like the company to purchase Nintendo. But would that be a good thing? Let us know in our latest forum thread!
Get creative Microsoft announced major additions to Paint this week, including support for transparency and layers. Those new options will go well with the new background removal tool that's also on the way.
Rounding up news This week we saw the EU classify Microsoft as a gatekeeper and Microsoft 365 go down. We also shared an exclusive look at what Microsoft plans to unveil at its upcoming Surface an AI event.
ta da Some Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel will not see rich thumbnail previews for cloud files in the Recommended section of the Start menu for a bit.
Go away backgrounds Soon, Microsoft Paint will support background removal. The new feature is already in testing among Insiders.
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