This week Microsoft provided our first peek at the future of Cortana. And only one thing is clear: This brand needs to die. It’s just pointless.
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Happy Friday! Here’s a great set of diverse reader questions to kick off the weekend a bit early.
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Happy Friday and, more important, welcome to May and what I hope will be the beginning of the end of this ongoing terribleness.
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Good thing OnePlus didn’t have a studio audience for today’s 8 series launch event: They would have groaned when its pricing was revealed.
The remodel is done and this is the background info on how it was completed and what it cost to overhaul our basement.
With its hardware business failing, Google is pulling another page from the Apple playbook. It’s not going to help.
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Happy Friday! Thanks for all the kind words, and please stay safe. Here are some questions to ponder for the weekend.