My week so far with Copilot+ PC laptops: they might be the future, but not for the reasons Microsoft wants

This week we saw the launch of Copilot+ PC devices – essentially, Windows 11 laptops that come powered by Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon X chips that feature an NPU (Neural Processing Unit) that’s specifically designed to handle complex AI (artificial intelligence) tasks.The idea of on-device AI is certainly very interesting (as is the technology behind it) and the benefits are compelling: you don’t need an internet connection, and security is much higher as you’re not sharing information with companies providing

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