• Microsoft is killing free upgrades from Windows 7 and 8.x
• And yes, that means those product keys will stop working
• Windows 11 Insider Preview: Copilot comes to Alt Tab, more File Explorer fixes
• Windows 11 Field Guide is getting free updates for 23H2, of course
• Join the Release Preview channel, you’ll (probably) be upgraded to 23H2 and/or (most) new features
• Windows Backup is already here. But what is it? And what might it become?
• OneDrive is among the things getting worse in this release. And it’s a problem
• Google announces Chromebook Plus, New Material You design is available now to all
• Satya Nadella admits under oath that AI-powered Bing has not improved its usage share in the slightest
• Also, Microsoft tried to sell Bing to Apple
• Apple never seriously considered switching to, let alone buying, Bing
• Microsoft announces the next generation OneDrive across businesses and consumers
• Microsoft Lists for consumers comes to mobile, finally
• Bing Image Creator gets a big DALL-E 3 update. And it is amazing
• Surface Laptop Studio 2 and Laptop Go 3 are now available
• Here are the first Xbox Game Pass titles for October
• Sony PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan is retiring
• Layoffs at Epic
Tips and Picks
• Tip of the week: The great ensh*ttification reset
• App pick of the week: ScanSpeeder
• RunAs Radio this week: Episode 900!
• Brown liquor pick of the week: Upshot
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