Microsoft wants to increase the use of its GPT Chatbots compete with Google: in the latest update, Windows already incorporates the Bing assistanthaving entered into an alliance with ChatGPT, to assist users and prevent them from going through the most used search engine in the world.
The company announced on Tuesday that it will include a new update to its Windows 11 operating system a shortcut in the system tray to your artificial intelligence chat (known as a chatbot), Bing. Last week, the tech giant already announced that Bing would be too accessible via smartphone and the Skype platform.
“This is an exciting time for technology, not just for our industry but for the world. The Windows PC has never been more relevant to our daily lives, and this is increasingly true as we approach the next wave of computing driven by the mass adoption of AI,” said Panos Panay, chief product officer at Microsoft .
“Today’s major update to Windows 11, which I can’t wait to introduce, satisfies this new era of AI and reinvents and improves the way people do things on their PCs.
“Over the past three weeks, we’ve also been previewing the new AI-powered Bing for more than 1 million people in 169 countriesand expanded the new Bing to the Bing and Edge mobile apps, as well as introducing it to Skype. It’s a new era in search, chat and creation and with the new Bing and Edge you now have your own co-pilot for the web.”
The idea is to add a “co-pilot” and, as a rebound, prompt the user to run his own navigation experience edge: on desktop computers, 84.73% of the market share is held by Google, and Bing only 8.63%.
“It’s a new era in searching, chatting and creating, and with the new Bing and (the mobile application of) Edge you now have your own co-pilot for the web,” explain from the company founded by Bill Gates.
How the chatbot works
“the search box is one of the most used features in Windows, with more than half a billion users every month, and now with the Windows typeable search box and the new AI-powered Bing at the forefront and at the heart of this experience you will be able to find the answers you are looking for, faster than ever before”, they explain.
In this way, by clicking on the new icon that appears in the Windows 11 search bar, you can chat with this assistant virtual to ask you the pertinent questions.
In the mobile app, users can tap the Bing icon to initiate a chat session, through which they can ask a variety of questions by text message or voice, according to the statement.
Users will also be able to access Bing updates through the mobile app home page. edgeMicrosoft said.
In its version in Skypethe 36 million users of the platform will be able to include Microsoft’s artificial intelligence tool in group chats and ask questions.
More news from the update
Undoubtedly, one of the most awaited updates concerns notepad tabs:
Microsoft has also released other updates, such as Phone link for iOS (although they clarify that Android will have more complete experiences) and improvements in “quick assistance”: “You can open Quick Assist directly from the Start menu and connect faster than before, and also take advantage of the new ability to switch between screen sharing and full control during a session to give or get help the way you want.
They have also added more functionality in the widgets news (which so far don’t work very well in terms of character customization), new touch functions and screen recording with the Snipping tool that also allows you to capture video games.
Also, Microsoft explained that AI has been improved for searching for files, which many do cases may take time.
Finally, there are new accessibility features in a new support for Braille displays and enhanced voice access.
The update is already available as of this Tuesday. To install it, you have to go into settings and search for “updates” manually:
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