Preparing Task Manager for the AI onslaught
Software King of the World, Microsoft seems to be gearing up for the inevitable rise of hardware-accelerated local AI tools and is tinkering with Windows software to play nice with AMD’s AI chips.
Gone the way of the paperclip
As expected, Microsoft has scrapped its digital assistant Cortana in Windows 11.
Modular and customisable variant of Windows
Software King of the World Microsoft is having a go at modernising the Windows platform with many of the same innovations it was working on for Windows Core OS.
Valve closes that window
Valve has announced that it will be ending support for Steam on the Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 operating systems as of January 1st, 2024.
But beats up your PC
Windows 11’s major new update (Moment 2) has been released as a preview and brings the AI driven Bing to the taskbar. However, the update appears to get drunk and get into a fight with the rest of the software and shuts everything down.
Software King of the World Microsoft has reassured users that its KB5021751 update which was quietly delivered last month via its Windows Update channel was not spying on rival software.
Why are there so many songs about rainbows?
A new Windows update is inserting some unexpected colours into the user interface of Task manager apparently thinking that light and dark modes are not enough.
Because reality is so dull
Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows Holographic version 22H2 which will run its mixed reality devices such as HoloLens 2.
Software King of the World, Microsoft has warned that the Direct Access feature in Windows 10 and 11 might bork if the user temporarily loses network connectivity or transitioning between Wi-Fi networks or access points.