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Microsoft Killed Its Best Tool for Right to Repair

An independent study Microsoft funded recently showed that improving repair processes could prevent greenhouse gases and avoid e-waste. But it’s easy to “study” an issue, harder to solve it. Unfortunately, Microsoft killed its best tool to tackle repairability—brick and mortar Microsoft Stores.

When Can You Buy an Intel Arc GPU?

After several delays and a misleading “launch,” the big brains at Intel have finally shared a release roadmap for their Arc GPUs. But this roadmap shows that Intel will prioritize OEMs and large businesses in Asia before selling its Arc GPUs directly to PC builders—if you’re trying to ditch AMD and NVIDIA, prepare to wait a few months.

You Can Now Buy Physical Copies of Windows 11

If you’ve ever wanted to own a tiny Windows 11 boot drive, you’re in luck. Microsoft now sells physical copies of Windows 11 Home and Windows 11 Pro. In theory, these official boot drives should help people install Windows 11 on custom PCs or offline machines, though many people will see them as a novelty or collector’s item.

Save 42% on SanDisk’s Extreme PRO Portable SSD

Whether you’re running out of storage or just need to back up your files, a portable SSD may be the answer to your problems. But in an amazing example of why you should never buy storage at full price, SanDisk is currently selling its Extreme PRO SSD for 42% off.
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