Windows Central Podcast #324: WordPad dies, Windows 11 23H2 reviewed, and more

We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and on this week's episode, Dan and Zac discuss Microsoft killing off Windows WordPad, Microsoft Paint's new AI feature, how a cheap MacBook could hurt Microsoft, Microsoft remembering the Surface Duo exists, review the Windows 11 2023 Update, the Razer Blade 14 (2023) Mercury Edition, the Monoprice 35 Zero-G UW-QHD (38035) Gaming Monitor, and more!


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  • MBY
    Zac talked about the new backup & restore app. I just tried this with a new PC. I backed up my old PC, which told me it worked - although only partially for my apps, with no explanation as to why. When I did the Out of Box experience on my new PC, it recognized this backup and I selected it. However, it did not actually set up my apps, my Start menu or taskbar. So it does not seem to be consistent yet.
  • MBY
    @Daniel Rubino they way you talk about using WordPad is the way I and probably others use OneNote: a series of semi-formatted notes for saving and sometimes copying/pasting into other places.