Intel reveals details on Meteor Lake, how future CPUs will be made, and its process strategy for the future
Intel may be on the verge of a comeback, though it will take a little more time to see to fruition.
Intel may be on the verge of a comeback, though it will take a little more time to see to fruition.
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.
RTX 50 series rumors have already started flying thick and fast.
The RTX 4090 is already the fastest graphics card in the world, making it a great option not only for gamers, but also creators, AI applications, and professionals. However, Nvidia is now working on its next-gen GPU lineup, and a new leak has now seemingly revealed a few details about the RTX 5090, which is expected to be the top dog in the RTX 50 series.
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.
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.
This glorious monster of a 57-inch monitor is now available for pre-order and is scheduled for launch on October 2nd.
The moment has finally arrived if you're a gamer looking to boost your setup with a fancy but unique new gaming monitor. Samsung has announced that pre-orders for the new 57-inch Odyssey Neo G9 Gaming Monitor are now open. Revealed back in January, this monitor is quite a special one as it's the world's first Dual UHD Gaming Monitor.
Google is working on bringing Pixel's Game Dashboard feature to Chromebooks. And we've just got an early look at how it'll work.
Google has long been trying to enhance the Android gaming experience on Chromebooks by introducing features like keyboard controls for touch-first Android games, and more. Now, in another significant step in that direction, the Mountain View tech giant is working on bringing Android’s Game Dashboard feature to Chromebook devices to allow users access to useful tools while playing games.
The next-gen CPUs will be announced next week.
Intel is expected to announce its 14th-gen Core 'Raptor Lake Refresh' desktop processors at its Innovation 2023 event on September 19 before making them available for purchase on October 17. Multiple leaks over the past few weeks have already revealed much of their key specifications, including clock speeds, core configurations, TDPs, and more. The latest leak now gives us an insight into their probable pricing, and there's both good news and bad for potential buyers.
Razer has launched the Viper V3 HyperSpeed gaming mouse. It has a new design, a better sensor and can help you play like the pros.
Razer has launched the Viper V3 HyperSpeed gaming mouse. This mouse refreshes the Viper lineup a bit. It comes with a new design, a better sensor, as well as improved battery life. Best of all, it retails for $70 and is an affordable way to play just like the pros do.
The Studio 2 will be unveiled on September 21.
Microsoft is expected to announce a slew of new Surface devices at its upcoming event next week, and the star of the show is likely to be the Surface Laptop Studio 2. It has long been rumored to feature a 13th-gen Intel Core i7 processor alongside RTX 40-series GPUs and 64GB of memory, which would be a first in a Surface product. A massive leak has now seemingly confirmed some of these specifications, as well as revealed the display specs and some other details about the upcoming device.
The Windows 11 Photos app is getting background blue features, and the Snipping Tool is also getting text actions for Canary and Dev insiders
Microsoft is rolling out two big updates for some core Windows 11 apps. Windows Insiders in the Canary and the Dev Channels can now test background blur in the Windows 11 Photos app. Also up for testing are new updates for the Snipping Tool, which now can allow you to copy text from your screen captures.
To increase Chromebook security and help with sustainability, Google is extending Chromebook support from 8 to 10 years.
Google is making big changes that might end up impacting your Chromebook's lifespan. The company says that starting in 2024, all new Chromebooks will automatically get up to 10 years of updates after the Chromebook is released. This is up from the current eight years of support that most Chromebooks already get.
Will the minor price cut be enough for the RTX 4070 to compete against the RX 7800 XT?
Nvidia has been feeling the heat in the all important mid-range following the launch of the Radeon RX 7800 XT, and the company is seemingly doing something about it. According to a new report, the GeForce RTX 4070, which is a direct competitor to AMD's aforementioned GPU, could soon see a price cut across all brands and models. For now, though, only a couple of Nvidia's board partners - Gigabyte and Zotac - are offering a discount on the card, while the rest are still selling it at its advertised price.
The HP Spectre Fold comes with a 17-inch OLED display that folds into a 12.3-inch screen. It also has 12th-gen Intel processors.
HP is entering the foldable PC market with the Spectre Fold, a 17-inch foldable tablet that can be used in various modes thanks to its folding display. This launch follows recent entries like the Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED and the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold, but it's still one of the first devices in this category.
A tweak in the latest Windows 11 Dev Channel build is making it easier to use Nearby Share
Microsoft today rolled out a new Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 23545 to the Dev Channel. This build is yet again a small one, but it comes with a few changes and one improvement in it is notable. The best example is a tweak to Nearby Share, which makes it easier to quickly give your device a friendly name for sharing. Other than that, it's the usual bug fixes.
Microsoft is testing a new toggle in the Edge browser to help you better express yourself through writing.
Microsoft is working on a new Bing Chat-powered AI feature for its Edge web browser to tweak your writing to help you express yourself better. While it sounds the same as what Bing Chat can do in the Edge sidebar, the upcoming writing assistance tool will make it even easier to rewrite text.
Microsoft is ending support for the translation feature in the OneNote for Windows 10 app later this year. It's recommending the newer app instead.
OneNote on Windows is a bit of an odd duckling. Depending upon your desktop configuration and use, you may have access to two OneNote apps. The first is the OneNote for Windows 10 - which is based on the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) - and has been delisted from the Microsoft Store. The second is the newer unified version based on the classic OneNote desktop app that comes with Microsoft 365. Now, the Redmond tech firm has announced that it is ending support for translation capabilities in the old OneNote app.
Windows Insiders in the Beta Channel should notice that Chat is now Microsoft Teams – Free.
Microsoft has released two new Windows 11 Beta channel builds, and the one that's usually all about bringing new features actually removes one. Indeed, Windows Insiders running Windows 11 build 22631.2338 with new features rolling out, should now notice that Microsoft is going one step closer to ditching Teams in Windows 11. In that build, the Chat is now Microsoft Teams – Free. As for Windows 11 Beta Channel build 22621.2338, it's a smaller release with just bug fixes. Both builds are getting a new focus widget.
Microsoft has rolled out the September Patch Tuesday update for Windows 11. The update is a small one but it tweaks the search box.
If you're on a laptop or a desktop that runs Windows, it's time to head to Windows Update. Today is Patch Tuesday, which is the day Microsoft rolls out monthly security and bug fixes for Windows 10 and Windows 11. This month's patch is fairly small since it's just bug fixes and security tweaks, but it still is important to grab, so your PC stays secure from the latest threats.
If you find that a peripheral attached to your PC isn't working right, or a part of your PC isn't working, you'll have to update the drivers.
Drivers are one of the most critical parts of Windows 11. They are what power your laptop and basically any PC. A driver is part of the software on Windows that helps your PC communicate with something that might be connected to it. That could be the display, a USB drive, a keyboard, or even the trackpad.
Microsoft is working on a new OneDrive feature that will allow you to perform certain important actions when you are offline.
Microsoft has major plans for OneDrive, with the company announcing many AI features in a dedicated event, set to take place next month. However, the software giant has one more feature in the works for OneDrive to make its cloud storage service more accessible even when you're not connected to the internet.