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Microsoft unveils Copilot+ PC platform for AI-enhanced Windows PCs, starting with models powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon X chips

The first Windows PCs with Qualcomm Snapdragon X chips are on the way, and Microsoft says they’ll be the first in a new line of Copilot+ PCs capable of supporting a next-gen version of Windows 11 with several major new features. The first models go up for pre-order today for $999 and up, and should be […]

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Report: AI Explorer coming to Windows 11 this fall (Copilot that remembers, helps you find anything you’ve done on your PC)

PC makers have begun referring to the latest laptops with Intel Core Ultra, AMD Ryzen 8040, and Qualcomm Snapdragon X Elite chips as “AI PCs” thanks to the advanced neural processing units integrated in each of those processors. But it’s a little vague what actually makes these “AI PCs” at this point. According to Windows […]

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Windows 11 update bring Copilot plugins, Android-phone-as-webcam, and more

Microsoft plans to roll out a number of updates to Windows 11 over the next few weeks. Some are things we’ve already heard about, like the Generative Erase feature in the Windows Photos app. Others are new, like the ability to use an Android smartphone as a webcam for your PC. But it’s telling that […]

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Lilbits: Apple v Epic, Apple v Masimo, Microsoft Copilot v your wallet, and Motorola’s new budget phone

The legal battle between Epic Games and Apple that began in 2020 has now come to an end. The US Supreme Court has declined to hear appeals from either company, which means lower court rulings will remain in effect. For the most part that’s a win for Apple. But there is one significant change that’s […]

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Ready or not, Windows PC keyboards are getting a dedicated Copilot key for Microsoft’s AI assistant

Microsoft has been betting big on AI over the last few years. But if you haven’t had much use for features like the company’s new Windows Copilot AI assistant, it’s been pretty easy to ignore. It’s going to be a little harder soon though, because Microsoft has been working with PC makers to include a […]

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Lilbits: HandBrake 1.7 released, Copilot for Windows 10 is coming, and older NOOK devices will lose features in 2024

Barnes & Noble has announced that it’s pulling the plug on some key features for the NOOK Simple Touch, NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight, and NOOK GlowLight eReaders. By the middle of next year you’ll no longer be able to buy eBooks on those devices, register a device with a bn.com account, or sign in […]

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Lilbits: ARM invests in Raspberry Pi, Spotify brings audiobooks to subscribers, and Copilot AI could be coming to Windows 10

Microsoft’s new “Copilot in Windows” is either a brand new way to interact with your computer using artificial intelligence, or a souped up version of Clippy, depending on who you ask. But there’s no doubt that Microsoft, like most major tech companies these days, is betting big on generative AI… and hoping that its set of […]

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Windows 11 update is coming September 26 with AI-powered Copilot and updates for File Explorer, Paint, and other features

The next major update to Windows 11 is coming next week, and it will bring some of the biggest changes we’ve seen in a while. When the update to Windows 11 22H2 update arrives on September 26, 2023 it will bring a new design for File Explorer, all those new MS Paint features we’ve seen […]

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Lilbits: Windows 11 Moment 3 Update is here, Windows Terminal 1.18 brings tab tearing, Google Play Games for PC expands to more markets

Microsoft is holding its annual Microsoft Build developer conference this week. Among other things, the company announced new AI features coming to Windows 11 and the Edge web browser, and some major new features which are starting to roll out to Windows 10 and 11 including support for Bluetooth Low Energy, an option to show […]