Microsoft’s latest Copilot coercion forced me through the five stages of grief over the death of the Windows 11 desktop

What you need to know Windows 11 Insider builds recently started having Copilot launch automatically when booting up a PC. Microsoft began testing this functionality earlier this year before pausing it temporarily. Copilot will open automatically on wide screen PCs and the feature can be disabled through the Settings app. Microsoft’s push to get Copilot […]

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Intel’s next-gen Lunar Lake CPUs will be able to run Microsoft’s Copilot AI locally thanks to 45 TOPS NPU performance

What you need to know Intel hosted its Vision 2024 event in Phoenix, Arizona this week, where it showed off next-gen Lunar Lake processors and many upcoming AI advancements. It was revealed that the Lunar Lake chips will offer total package performance in the range of 100+ TOPS, with 45 TOPS set aside for the […]

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The secret behind the Windows 11 Copilot key is that it isn’t a new key at all

What you need to know Future PCs will feature a Copilot key that opens the AI assistant on Windows 11. Microsoft requires a computer to have a dedicated Copilot key to be defined as an AI PC. It was recently discovered that the Copilot key isn’t a new key, but that it instead relies on […]

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Microsoft Copilot could take away this Windows 11 feature as the tech giant desperately pushes AI

What you need to know Microsoft began testing a new way to open Copilot on Windows 11 late last year. Swiping from the right on a screen now summons Copilot rather than opening the notifications tray. The behavior entered testing with Insiders in December 2023 and is rolling out to Windows 11 version 23H2. Microsoft […]

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Microsoft reportedly wants more people working on its Copilot AI projects from the Teams app staff, despite its recent unbundling from Office 365

What you need to know Microsoft is reportedly undergoing a reorg which will see multiple employees working under the Teams chat app umbrella transition to Copilot. While Microsoft Teams is still a priority for the company, it has plunged resources into Copilot to seize a golden opportunity that could potentially present the immense success Teams […]

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Apparently, ChatGPT and Microsoft Copilot can’t create a simple white image, but AI already renders architecture and graphic design jobs obsolete

What you need to know According to a report by a data scientist, most AI-powered image-generation tools can’t create plain white images. Midjourney and ChatGPT came close to creating the white image but included unnecessary elements. I tried to get Copilot AI to generate the same image, but it asked me to be more descriptive, […]

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Microsoft doesn’t want you to use prompt injection attacks to trick Copilot AI into spiraling out of control, and it now has the tool to prevent this

What you need to know Microsoft finally has a solution for deceitful prompt engineering techniques that trick chatbots into spiraling out of control. It also launched a tool to help users identify when a chatbot is hallucinating while generating responses.  It also has elaborate measures to help users get better at prompt engineering.  One of […]

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As expected, Microsoft ships Copilot to the Photos app in Windows 11 to help create slideshows and change the desktop background on your PC

What you need to know Microsoft quietly shipped a Copilot plugin to its Photos app in Windows 11. The plugin is limited to creating slideshows and setting the desktop background on your PC. The update also features an updated OneDrive Accounts section in settings that lets users add their Microsoft accounts to view images in […]

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Windows 11 : plus besoin de compte Microsoft pour discuter avec l’IA Copilot

La dernière mise à jour de Windows 11 rend l’assistant Copilot accessible à davantage d’utilisateurs, permettant d’exploiter sa puissance même lorsque vous utilisez un compte non lié à Microsoft en ligne. Microsoft Copilot est une avancée technologique majeure dans l’univers de Windows 11. Il agit comme un assistant personnel capable de comprendre et d’exécuter des […]

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Microsoft says ChatGPT isn’t better than Copilot AI; you’re just not using it as intended

What you need to know Users often compare ChatGPT to Microsoft Copilot, indicating that the former is a better model. A source with close affiliations with Microsoft recently revealed that the users aren’t leveraging the tool’s capabilities as they are supposed to, hence causing the vast disparity in performance. The source indicated that most users […]

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Microsoft says ChatGPT isn’t better than Copilot AI; you’re just not using it as intended

What you need to know Users often compare ChatGPT to Microsoft Copilot, indicating that the former is a better model. A source with close affiliations with Microsoft recently revealed that the users aren’t leveraging the tool’s capabilities as they are supposed to, hence causing the vast disparity in performance. The source indicated that most users […]

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Windows 11 : l’IA Copilot fonctionnera bientôt sans Internet sur votre PC à cette condition

Bonne nouvelle pour les utilisateurs de Windows 11 : les PC de nouvelle génération devraient bientôt être capables de faire fonctionner l’IA Copilot de manière locale, c’est-à-dire qu’elle n’aura plus besoin d’Internet pour vous répondre. L’assistant d’intelligence artificielle Copilot de Microsoft s’appuie actuellement sur le traitement dans le cloud, mais l’entreprise travaille avec Intel pour permettre […]

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Intel explains the perks AI PCs provide to users including the upcoming ability to run Microsoft Copilot locally

What you need to know Intel held an AI Summit for developers in Taipei this week.  During the event, Intel explained that Microsoft Copilot will run locally on AI PCs in the not so distant future.  This shift to local AI services on PC is made possible by AI-ready CPUs such as Intel Core Ultra […]

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Microsoft paused the latest update of Edge, but it’s not because of Copilot

What you need to know Microsoft stopped the rollout of Edge version 123 recently. The rollout was paused to give Microsoft a chance to ensure compatibility with certain enterprise configurations. Despite initial thoughts by some that the pause of the update was related to Copilot, Microsoft has confirmed it was only related to enterprise compatibility. […]

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Microsoft Copilot is now rolling out to more Windows 11 and Windows 10 PCs, and you can try it without signing in

What you need to know Copilot is now rolling out to an increased number of devices running Windows 11 and Windows 10. Copilot started shipping to some users in 2023, but it is rolling out gradually. Windows 11 version 23H2 has Copilot enabled by default, while Windows 11 version 22H2 has the tool disabled by […]

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DeepMind co-founder joins Microsoft to lead Copilot development under new ‘Microsoft AI’ org

What you need to know Microsoft has announced an internal reorg to better position the company for an AI future. It’s forming a new “Microsoft AI” organization, lead by DeepMind and Inflection co-founder Mustafa Suleyma. The reorg moves Bing, Edge, Copilot and potentially Windows under this new Microsoft AI org. Microsoft is firmly an AI […]

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Excel : comment utiliser Copilot Pro AI pour générer des formules et analyser des données

Au prix de 20 euros par mois, Copilot Pro de Microsoft s’intègre à Microsoft 365 pour apporter ses capacités d’IA à différentes applications de la suite. Les utilisateurs d’Excel peuvent donc utiliser Copilot Pro pour convertir des données en tableau, créer des formules, analyser des données, trier et filtrer des informations, générer des graphiques, etc. […]

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While Copilot AI’s usefulness among users remains debatable, Microsoft finds yet another home for the chatbot on Windows 11

What you need to know Microsoft could soon integrate Copilot AI into its File Explorer’s context menu on Windows 11. It will help users generate quick summaries of the content found in the files selected. The summarize feature isn’t working because it is still under development. Microsoft is fully betting on AI, and it’s becoming […]

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As Apple races to catch up to OpenAI and Copilot on the iPhone, it’s apparently turning to Google over Microsoft

What you need to know Google is reportedly in the middle of a megadeal with Apple that see its AI-powered chatbot, Gemini, being used as the default AI assistant on the iPhone. Despite Microsoft’s early investment and adoption of AI, Google might end up dominating mobile market share across search and now as the default […]

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Copilot : vous ne pourrez pas désinstaller l’IA de Windows 10, il va falloir faire avec

Alors que Copilot commence à faire son petit bonhomme de chemin aux États-Unis, certains utilisateurs cherchent aujourd’hui à désinstaller l’outil de Windows 10. Problème : Microsoft refuse de les laisser faire. La firme de Redmond explique en effet qu’il n’est pas possible de supprimer l’IA de son PC pour le moment. Heureusement, il existe une solution détournée. […]

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