There's a huge crisis brewing for the ChatGPT mothership
Or why we will never have true artificial intelligence
To comply with the Digital Markets Act
New cloud app bundles Azure, Windows 365, Dev Box, and remote desktop access
Reducing reliance on Nvidia and other outside processors for key growth driver
Microsoft's latest open-source framework just hit version 8, introducing a new code generator (PGO) that promises up to 20% faster app performance, as well as .NET Aspire.
The problem cropped up after Microsoft rolled out an update last month to plug an activation loophole
The two companies detail AI partnership at Ignite 2023
Even AI can't help Bing bridge the gap with Google
Bill Gates did it, and now AI will keep patching Windows for 20 more years...
You aren't leaving until you tell Microsoft why
WTF?! Trust Microsoft to find new ways of making something (even more) annoying. The act of closing the OneDrive for Windows app will now force users to explain why they are doing such a thing. And don't think you can just ignore the question - Microsoft won't let you quit the program until you answer.
Windows 10's end-of-support date may get an extension beyond 2025, too
A multi-year agreement to support the explosive growth of AI services
OneNote is a free to download digital notebook app that can be used independently of Microsoft Office. Microsoft recently updated OneNote for Windows with an improved meeting selection experience, with more upgrades to come soon.
Two more years of driver and firmware updates, but there's a catch
No longer supported drivers still pose a grave threat to Windows security
The latest version of Windows PowerToys add a new environment variables utility for configuring profiles. Also a new Dashboard gives you quick access to enable modules. Worth checking out.
Some of the new features started rolling out back in September
Windows 11 adds native support for RAR, 7-Zip, Tar and other archive formats thanks to open-source library
When RAR and Zip archives are not enough, the libarchive project comes to the rescue
Bad news for fighting game enthusiasts
Redmond shouldn't condemn so many PCs to an early junkyard fate
Why it matters: Five years ago there were only two companies that made CPUs, today there are a dozen. Most of the new entrants went after the big, profitable data center market, but now competitors are coming for PCs. Nvidia and AMD are reportedly preparing Arm-based CPUs for PCs. With Microsoft opening up the market for Arm laptop CPUs, this spells bad news for Qualcomm today, and potentially bad news for Intel over the very long term.
SSDs, batteries, and more
Nadella believes Microsoft could have reinvented mobile computing