Because we apparently didn't have enough launches happening next month, Microsoft has decided to hold its next big event on October 2. And while Microsoft has its lips sealed on what its announcing, there's not much get excited about from the Surface series.
A voice-activated microwave is a terrible idea and a pointless frivolity, a device which solves a problem almost no one had. Why trust your lying eyes? Amazon's Basics microwave (with Alexa!) is no such bauble, and as silly a creation as it may appear, it's the company's cutthroat business as usual.