The Surface Laptop Go 3 is here, and it brings new and improved specs to Microsoft's most affordable laptop.
Microsoft has just announced the Surface Laptop Go 3, the latest refresh of its budget-oriented laptop, which actually isn't as budget-friendly anymore. This new version comes with significantly upgraded specs, and that means the starting price is also much higher. If you want to know everything there is to know about the Surface Laptop Go 3, we're here to help.
The Surface Laptop Studio 2 is finally here, with a big performance upgrade and a new aluminum design, plus an AI processor.
It's been a long time coming, but after two years since the original Surface Laptop Studio launched, we finally have a successor in the form of the aptly-named Surface Laptop Studio 2. This model has been rumored for months, and it's finally real. It comes with much better performance and more ports, making Microsoft's best laptop even better.
Microsoft is doubling down on AI features for Edge.
Microsoft is rolling out Edge 118 in the beta channel with a number of new features, including an AI-powered 'smart find' option that the company claims would make it easier for users to search for a word or phrase on a webpage. It is one of the many AI features coming to the fledgling browser, including the AI-powered writing assistance tool that promises to make it easier to rewrite text. The latest version also changes the way the browser notifies users about available updates and introduces a new SmartScreen policy that offers admins more control over their downloads.
OpenAI's DALL-E 3 model is now available to select Bing Chat users.
OpenAI CEO Sam Altman has posted on X (formerly Twitter) that the DALL-E 3 art generator tool will be available for ChatGPT Plus subscribers in the coming weeks. However, thanks to Microsoft's partnership with OpenAI, Bing Chat users can already use the image creator tool without paying a subscription fee.
Microsoft has also announced the budget-oriented Surface Laptop Go 3 and Surface Go 4 for business with upgraded specs.
Microsoft has officially unveiled the Surface Laptop Studio 2, its latest flagship laptop for creators, nearly two years after launching the original Laptop Studio alongside Windows 11. Along with it, the company also revealed the Surface Go 4 and the Surface Laptop Go 3, bringing improved performance to the company's budget-oriented devices.
Microsoft has announced that Windows Copilot will make its official debut on September 26th as part of Windows 11 version 23H2.
During its special event in New York, Microsoft has announced that Copilot, its new AI assistant, will make its debut in Windows 11 on September 26th, alongside many other features included in Windows 11 version 23H2. Copilot is also now its own thing, an underlying AI component that lives across all kinds of Microsoft products, including Windows, Edge, and Microsoft 365.
Microsoft has reportedly decided to cut back efforts on "experimental" Surface hardware, including the Surface Duo, Studio, and Headphones.
A few days ago, we learned that Microsoft's leader of the Windows and Devices division, Panos Panay, is leaving the company after nearly two decades of employment. The former executive was promoted to the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) just over two years ago, making his exit seem rather abrupt, especially when the Surface event is taking place later today. Although the Redmond tech firm has emphasized that it is still committed to its Windows and Surface products, new reports now claim that this is not exactly the case.
Microsoft-owned GitHub has announced a public beta of Copilot Chat for all individual GitHub Copilot customers, free of cost.
Chatbots and AI-powered copilots are all the rage these days with pretty much all big tech companies investing heavily in this area. Amazon recently placed a lot of emphasis on Alexa's AI capabilities integrated into its latest smart home products, Microsoft is marketing its Copilot initiative across its entire Microsoft 365 suite and Windows, and Google is aiming to continue its dominance in the online search space through improvements to Bard. Now, Microsoft-owned GitHub has announced that it is making it even easier to code through its GitHub Copilot program.
Voice typing is coming soon to Outlook for the web, but not everybody will be able to use it.
Microsoft Outlook is going through major changes with the software giant attempting to unify Windows, Web, and Mac codebases for its email clients. Besides behind-the-scene changes, Microsoft is also looking to bridge the feature gap across different Outlook clients. The company's latest effort in that direction is adding the dictation feature to Outlook for the web.
A responsible thing to do after a purchase is to buy protection. We have compiled a list of the best cases for the Surface Laptop Studio.
The Surface Laptop Studio is the perfect Surface for versatility. While it's one of the best Surface PCs, it's also quite unique when you look at it against the best laptops. For instance, you can change the angle of the touch screen to match your gaze, turn it into tablet mode, or even transform it into a Studio device that illustrators and designers, in particular, are going to love.
We're expecting Surface Laptop Studio 2, along with other Surface devices and AI innovations
For the first time since 2019, Microsoft is holding an in-person "special event" in New York City. It's set to kick off on Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. ET and is widely believed to feature a lot of great new Surface devices. Despite the early-week news that former Windows and Surface chief Panos Panay is leaving Microsoft, you should expect other executives, like Yusuf Mehdi, to shell out details about new laptops and Windows tablets from Microsoft coming this fall, like the Surface Laptop Studio 2, Surface Go 4, and Surface Laptop Go, along with updates on AI features like Bing Chat. There might even be surprises in store.
Microsoft is set to announce new Surface devices later this week, and there are a few things I'd be stoked to see.
We're just a few days away from Microsoft introducing new Surface devices at this week's event, taking place on Sept. 21. While we already have some idea of what will be shown off, it's as good a time as any to share some of the things I'd be most excited to see at the event. Here are a few highlights based on previous rumors and reports.
Microsoft is planning to focus its September 21 Surface event heavily on Artificial Intelligence on Windows, Surface, and more.
Microsoft's special September 21 event in New York City is now just a day away, but an internal memo sent out to employees at the company has spilled some of the beans on what you might expect. It is shaping up to be an event that will focus heavily on the power of AI in many Microsoft products, including Surface, Microsoft 365, and Windows.
The operating system is the most important software on your PC, so you want to fix any OS-related errors as soon as you detect them.
Windows 11 may have been released almost two years ago, but that doesn’t mean it's free from bugs. Corruption of Windows system files is more common than you may realize and is the leading cause of stability issues like slowdowns, freezes, and crashes.
WSL's September 2023 pre-release update brings a number of exciting features including improved networking, firewall, and automatic VHD shrinking.
Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is a handy utility present in Windows 10 and Windows 11 that allows developers to run GNU/Linux environments directly inside the operating system without requiring virtual machines (VMs) or dual-boot configurations. The implementation became generally available via the Microsoft Store about a year ago, making it easier for interested users to install it quickly. Now, Microsoft has rolled out a new pre-release version of WSL with a lot of interesting, experimental features.
Customers leveraging Python in Excel can now utilize a new Python Editor designed for longer code scripts, with other advanced features in tow too.
Less than a month ago, Microsoft finally announced support for Python in Excel, allowing customers to use the powerful programming language in tandem with conventional Excel formulas to analyze and manipulate data. The move was greeted with a lot of enthusiasm and to capitalize on this excitement, Microsoft has released a Python editor for its Office application.
Curious to check out Microsoft's new operating system? Here's how you can download Windows 11 right now to try it for yourself.
Windows 11 has been out for nearly two years, and for many of us, it's already old news, but it's still a great operating system. The initial release of Windows 11 brought a brand-new design language, a new Start menu, and other changes, and newer updates have come out to add even more. With releases like version 22H2 and the upcoming version 23H2, Windows 11 keeps getting better. But even though it's getting more popular, many of us are still installing Windows 11 for the first time.
The paint app in Windows 11 is getting a bit more sophisticated, as Microsoft appears to be testing a new layers feature that you'd get in Photoshop
The Windows 11 Paint app is moving closer to replacing Photoshop for your photo editing needs. Microsoft is apparently testing a new layers feature in the Paint app, letting you use the app as an actual canvas for all your creation needs. The feature is currently rolling out to Dev and Canary Channel Windows Insiders.
A great deal on Microsoft Office Professional for Windows and Mac that knocks it down to just $35.
Microsoft 365 is the best productivity software out on the market, and while there are plenty of alternatives, you just can't be the tools offered in the company's Office suite. While 365 is great, there is a catch, and it's that you need to a subscription to access all the great tools, which means you'll keep paying for it, but will never own it. With that said, if you're tired of paying for a subscription to 365, there is a solution.
Microsoft has announced that the head of its Windows and Devices team is stepping down from the company.
Microsoft has announced that Panos Panay, leader of the Windows and Devices division at the company, is leaving, after spending nearly 20 years at Microsoft. He will be succeeded by Pavan Davuluri and others who will be taking on different responsibilities. Panos was responsible for developing and growing the Surface brand prior to also taking the reins of Windows itself.