From leveraging AI in its productivity suite to exploring the possibilities of techno-humanism, Microsoft continues venturing into the AI era as it embraces its power in its products and services.
Windows 11 build 23545 fixes a number of File Explorer bugs and more
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In this editorial, I argue that big tech companies are making the right decision by making sweeping job cuts, despite being hard to do and hard on the people whose lives are affected as a result.
In this editorial, I go over a few valuation metrics to see whether NVIDIA is trading at a fair price after its recent price explosion. When buying stocks, it is important not to pay over the odds.
While Microsoft's Xbox head Phil Spencer has done some great things for the division since leading it away from the disastrous Xbox One launch, the lack of big first-party games may be a turning point
From shader and traversal stutters to GPUs that are sleeping at the wheel. We take a look at what's going on with the growing trend of releasing high-end PC games with little to no optimisation.
Although Microsoft is winding down support for Windows 10, the vast majority of its customers still use the OS. Based on the lukewarm response to Windows 11, it's unlikely that this will change soon.
Rumors claim that Microsoft's next major update to Windows will arrive in late next year in the form of "Windows 12". But what should we expect from this purported OS come 2024? Read my thoughts here.
With E3 2023 canceled, and hopes for a 2024 edition very low, I decided to look back at my memories of attending various E3 events over the years, starting way back in 1997 in Atlanta.
The prevalence of generative AI in the form of chatbots like ChatGPT and Bing Chat in the past few weeks have taken the world by storm. I have used them fairly regularly recently, and that scares me.
Once upon a time, cyborgs and black matter supercomputers could only be a reality in the science fiction world. Now, it seems everything is coming to life one by one. This is techno-humanism for you.
Microsoft latest endeavor into the AI-powered chatbot space has proven that the company is still grappling with the inherent challenges of the technology, such as curation, biasness, and accuracy.
Following the sudden wave of ChatGPT news, I can't help but think of how similar a lot of its features are to other AIs I have read about in various science-fiction novels over the years.
Security practitioners have been giving all sorts of advice for decades about how to avoid getting your resources infected from downloads. But how clear and how relevant is that messaging today?
Windows 11 is now finally being offered to both my work and personal Windows 10 PCs but I've been struggling to convince myself to upgrade to the latest OS. Find out why in my latest piece.
I recently bought a Mac Mini and gave macOS a try. I wanted to love it and thought it would make computing exciting once again. But little did I know it would make me love Windows even more.
With 2022 now over and new feature updates for Windows 11 looming over the horizon, let us look at five significant changes, improvements, and new features Microsoft brought to its operating system.
I've been a Microsoft 365 subscriber for the past few years and I've begun to realize that it's easily my favorite Microsoft product. Find out why and whether it could be worth your money too!
Xbox Live Gold (and Games with Gold) and Game Pass currently co-exist in the Microsoft ecosystem at different price points and value offerings. But this town ain't big enough for the two of them.
The game that many, including myself, had spent most of the year looking forward to, only to be slapped in the face with poor performance and broken/missing features. Here's the lowdown.
Debates about what is an advertisement versus a recommendation in Windows spark from time to time. In this piece, we discuss how unsolicited ads make sense for Microsoft but are detrimental to the UX.
Windows 11's virtual desktops are a feature I use daily to keep myself from growing in layers of open apps and windows. I like the idea, but I cannot say I am a fan of the implementation.
Microsoft started rolling out the Windows 10 2022 Update (version 22H2) just a few days ago, but the company has been mostly silent about what's new. So we dug around a bit and this is what we found.
Microsoft may be missing out on the perfect opportunity to get people excited about Windows 11 updates and have them actively search for updates. We believe we may have a solution to this problem.
Let's forget for a moment about the crippled taskbar in Windows 11 and talk about the five changes I think Microsoft needs to implement to make Windows 11's UI better and more consistent.
Have you ever copied some text on Windows to the clipboard, only to have something old show up when you paste it? It seems Microsoft may have made the clipboard unreliable a while ago.
Microsoft has returned a relatively basic functionality to Windows 11 after months of requests and complaints by users who had become accustomed to using it on Windows 10 and older operating systems.
Microsoft has committed to a more flexible process for delivering Windows feature updates and new functionalities. I think this is a win-win situation for both the company and its customers.
Microsoft integrated Teams at an OS-level with the launch of Windows 11. However, in the past year or so, we've barely seen any improvements in the communication app or evidence of market traction.
The Tabbed File Explorer in Windows 11 has finally arrived for all Dev Channel Insiders. While it is still in its infancy, here are five features I would like the new interface to have if it hits GA!
Amazon purchasing Roomba maker iRobot has led to rampant accusations of the company wanting to spy inside your house. Nobody has any proof, but there are a lot of arguments against this assumption.
Like every other OS, Windows 11 has its pros and cons. However, people tend to focus more on the negatives than the positives, so we have penned our thoughts on some smaller features that we like.
Windows 11 is a bit of a mixed bag even roughly one year after release. Keeping aside major missing functionalities, here is a list of the top 5 pet peeves I have about the OS in its current state.
Microsoft has an annoying rollout pattern which staggers the release of some features in the same Insider channel. This means not everyone will receive all features despite sharing the same build.
Do you think that the development of Windows could benefit from having a public roadmap that provides early mockups, details, and tentative time frames to gauge initial feedback on upcoming features?
Having a colorful exterior on a Nokia Lumia was pretty much a given in the good old days of Windows phone. Now that the brand is dead, I can't help but reminisce how pretty those handsets looked.
Microsoft sent an email to Windows Insiders earlier today in which it pats itself on the back for a job well done on the design of the Windows 11 Start menu. Does it even read the Feedback Hub?
There is a clear lack of centralized oversight from Microsoft's Windows 11 development team in terms of design standardization and prioritization. And that is something that needs to be fixed ASAP.
Unihertz showed us a clone of the Key2, which arguably strikes the best compromise between the PKB and widescreen worlds. It pairs a 3:2 display with the same keyboard layout as the Pocket.
The Nvidia GT 710 is quite a popular entry-level GPU that continues to sell well even today. In this article, I reason why one must stop buying this card so Nvidia stops selling it once and for all.
In a recent Ask Me Anything (AMA), Microsoft revealed that it does not plan to make the Taskbar movable because of engineering difficulties and lack of public demand. However, that makes no sense.