An internal memo leak reveals the future of Windows

A leak of an internal memo authored by Yusuf Mehdi, reveals the future of Windows.  There, he praised Panos Panay's contributions to the development of Windows and Surface. Panos, who was responsible for Surface and Windows for many years recently announced his resignation. Microsoft will continue to invest in these products, but intends to place more emphasis on AI.

Firefox 119 will add a “Not secure” label for sites opened via HTTP

On October 24, Firefox 119 will change the visual appearance for secure and insecure connections in the address bar. The prefix "https://" will no longer be visible for sites using HTTPS. But for sites using HTTP without encryption will display the prefix "http://" along with a new text note reading "Not Secure,".

A leak reveals an updated Xbox Series X device code named “Brooklin”

The FTC's antitrust case against Microsoft and Activision Blizzard has resulted in more internal documents leaking online, revealing confidential information. One leaked document is about the updated Xbox Series X console, code-named "Brooklin," which will have a cylindrical design.

How to Enable Chrome Refresh 2023 Design in Chrome 117 and above

You can enable the new Chrome Refresh 2023 appearance starting in Google Chrome 117. It was released on September 12, 2023, and includes the design as a hidden option. The Chrome Refresh 2023 style, also known as "Material you" and "Google Material 3", is an effort by the search giant to modernize the look of the browser by following popular trends in the software world. It remains flat, but now uses rounder surfaces and prominent gradients and animations.

Snipping Tool now allows you to copy text from images (OCR)

Microsoft started rolling out an updated version of the Snipping Tool to Windows 11 Insiders. It app has received several new features, including the ability to recognize the text in an image and copy it to the clipboard. It has also got deep integration with the Phone Link app and can now edit images captured on the phone. The improvements are available in Snipping Tools 11.2308.33.0 (Dev and Canary channels).

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