PC News Round Up, Issue 5
Published on 10 Dec 2021Written by Dr Jiulin Teng
Issue 5 of Neofiliac's PC News Round Up: This time, we bring 8 updates from Lenovo, Microsoft, and MSI.
This Round Up provides our summaries on these latest industry news. It is made possible with our NLP-based algorithms.
News Round Up
Lenovo announced on 08 Dec 2021
Lenovo Delivers Artificial Intelligence at the Edge to Drive Business Transformation
Dec. 8, 2021 – RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Today, Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) announces the expansion of the Lenovo ThinkEdge portfolio with the introduction of the new ThinkEdge SE450 server, delivering an artificial intelligence (AI) platform directly at the edge to accelerate business insights. The ThinkEdge SE450 advances intelligent edge capabilities with best-in-class, AI-ready technology that provides faster insights and leading computing performance to more environments, accelerating real-time decision making at the edge and unleashing full business potential. “As companies of all sizes continue to work on solving real-world challenges, they require powerful infrastructure solutions to help generate faster insights that inform competitive business strategies, directly at edge sites” said Charles Ferland, Vice President and General Manager, Edge Computing and Communication Service Providers at Lenovo ISG.
Microsoft announced on 09 Dec 2021
Debug memory leaks with the Microsoft Edge Detached Elements tool
Microsoft announced on 09 Dec 2021
PANTONE Color of the Year for 2022 comes to Windows 11 wallpaper
The color — a dynamic periwinkle blue hue with a violet-red undertone — will now start appearing in Windows 11, Teams, Microsoft Edge, PowerPoint and more, the Microsoft Design team said on Thursday. “Color is a part of every design decision we make here at Microsoft, and we wanted to incorporate this new color into our designs in a way that could inspire people to feel more empowered and creative in their daily endeavors,” the team said in a blog post. Head over to the blog post for details on what went into the creation of the new color and how the Microsoft Design team is rethinking digital experiences for Windows, Microsoft 365 and more.
Microsoft announced on 08 Dec 2021
Halo Infinite now available on PC, console and Xbox Game Pass
Halo Infinite is available now on PC on Windows and Steam, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox Game Pass, which includes console, PC and Cloud Gaming (Beta). The game invites you to step inside the armor of the Master Chief, confront the most ruthless foe he’s ever faced and protect humanity, no matter the cost. Halo Infinite is also the franchise’s most accessible game yet, with free-to-play multiplayer and the full campaign available on day one with Xbox Game Pass.
Microsoft announced on 08 Dec 2021
Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22518
Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22518 to the Dev Channel. This build has several new features for Windows Insiders to try out including Spotlight collection backgrounds, an updated entry point for Widgets with weather, and voice access. Upon enabling Spotlight collection, you will see an inspiring picture from Whitehaven Beach in Australia on your desktop as well as the Spotlight icon.
Microsoft announced on 07 Dec 2021
Redesigned Notepad for Windows 11 begins rolling out to Windows Insiders
Hello Windows Insiders, today we are beginning to roll out the redesigned Notepad for Windows 11 to all Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel. We are very excited to introduce to all of you the redesigned Notepad for Windows 11, which includes a number of changes we think the community will enjoy! To help you be more productive, we are introducing a redesigned find and replace experience and are also adding support for multi-level undo – another top community feature request.
MSI announced on 10 Dec 2021
MSI AMR & IPC Present AIoT Smart Factory Applications at Taiwan Automation Intelligence and Robot Show
It has been applied in intelligent manufacturing with AIoT introduced to meet the needs of various automation applications, reducing production costs and enhancing quality assurance as well as to solve the shortage of manpower, improve the manufacturing process, extend the operating time of the equipment, improve the manufacturing efficiency, and reduce the risk of equipment damage," said Sam Chern, MSI Marketing Vice President.MSI arrays its fleet of AMR robots. The AMR-AI-Logistics Robot has the ability of cross-floor distribution, which can autonomously get the access and elevators control to reach designated floors.AMR-AI-Base RobotThe AMR-AI-Base Robot is an autonomous mobile assistive robot that can help move goods weighing up to 150KG. Establishing spatial landmarks and route maps using camera-assisted algorithms and automatic software calibration, it can actively carry out operations in the scheduled area, providing more labor-saving and effective tools for personnel and eliminating blind spots in disease prevention.AMR-AI-Delivery RobotThe AMR-AI-Delivery Robot is an autonomous mobile delivery robot that can help deliver goods weighing up to 150KG.
MSI announced on 08 Dec 2021
MSI Grand Christmas Carnival Is Kicking Off Christmas Lucky Draw Is Back Exclusively for MSI Reward Program Members
In addition to playing memory game challenges or sending Christmas greeting cards for all members, reward program members can further draw Steam codes by using their reward points. After completing any one of the activities, reward program members can also use 15 reward points to draw a total of six sets of Steam codes.Christmas Exclusive StockingReward program members can directly choose to draw Christmas Exclusive Stocking with 50 or 80 points. Up to six plentiful gift packs are waiting for lucky reward program members.50 POINTSDragon Gift pack50 POINTSMSI Brand Gift pack50 POINTSGarmin Gift pack*Steam Code USD 33*Lucky Phone Holder*Middle Dragon Doll*Lucky Dual-use Neck Pillow*Lucky USB Drive*Graphics Card Pillow*MSI Card Case*MSI Thermos bottle with handle*MSI Automatic Folding umbrella*Garmin Instinct Esports Edition Smartwatch*Garmin Esports Jacket*Garmin Baseball Cap*Garmin Bottle.
- ^ Lenovo Delivers Artificial Intelligence at the Edge to Drive Business Transformation. [Lenovo]. https://news.lenovo.com/pressroom/press-releases/artificial-intelligence-at-the-edge-to-drive-business-transformation/. 08 Dec 2021.
- ^ Debug memory leaks with the Microsoft Edge Detached Elements tool. [Microsoft]. https://blogs.windows.com/msedgedev/2021/12/09/debug-memory-leaks-detached-elements-tool-devtools/. 09 Dec 2021.
- ^ PANTONE Color of the Year for 2022 comes to Windows 11 wallpaper. [Microsoft]. https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2021/12/09/pantone-color-of-the-year-for-2022-comes-to-windows-11-wallpaper/. 09 Dec 2021.
- ^ Halo Infinite now available on PC, console and Xbox Game Pass. [Microsoft]. https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2021/12/08/halo-infinite-now-available-on-pc-console-and-xbox-game-pass/. 08 Dec 2021.
- ^ Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22518. [Microsoft]. https://blogs.windows.com/windows-insider/2021/12/08/announcing-windows-11-insider-preview-build-22518/. 08 Dec 2021.
- ^ Redesigned Notepad for Windows 11 begins rolling out to Windows Insiders. [Microsoft]. https://blogs.windows.com/windows-insider/2021/12/07/redesigned-notepad-for-windows-11-begins-rolling-out-to-windows-insiders/. 07 Dec 2021.
- ^ MSI AMR & IPC Present AIoT Smart Factory Applications at Taiwan Automation Intelligence and Robot Show. [MSI]. https://www.msi.com/news/detail/MSIAMRIPCPresentAIoTSmartFactoryApplicationsatTaiwanAutomationIntelligenceandRobotShow122904. 10 Dec 2021.
- ^ MSI Grand Christmas Carnival Is Kicking Off Christmas Lucky Draw Is Back Exclusively for MSI Reward Program Members. [MSI]. https://www.msi.com/news/detail/MSIGrandChristmasCarnivalIsKickingOffChristmasLuckyDrawIsBackExclusivelyforMSIRewardProgramMembers122901. 08 Dec 2021.
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