Windows Weekly (Audio)

A weekly look at all things Microsoft, including Windows, Office, Xbox, and more, from two of the foremost Windows watchers in the world, Paul Thurrott of and Mary Jo Foley of All About Microsoft. Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 19:00 UTC.


episode 747: We Need More October - Windows Subsystem for Android & the Army's AR Headset

Windows Subsystem for Android & the Army's AR Headset

  • Microsoft releases the first preview of its Windows Subsystem for Android
  • Microsoft Publishes Windows Subsystem for Android Guidelines for Devs
  • First Android Apps Preview Comes to ... the Beta Channel?
  • Microsoft starts testing 'Update Stack Packages' to help streamline the Windows updating process
  • Microsoft fixes AMD CPU performance issue with new Windows 11 test build
  • Windows 11 known issues and notifications | Microsoft Docs
  • Releasing Windows 10 Build 19043.1319 (21H1) to Release Preview Channel | Windows Insider Blog
  • Releasing Windows 10 Build 19044.1319 (21H2) to Release Preview Channel | Windows Insider Blog
  • Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22483 | Windows Insider Blog

The U.S. Army's AR Headset

  • U.S. Army postpones its $22 billion Microsoft augmented-reality headset deliverables to late 2022


  • Microsoft Officially Deprecates UWP
  • Visual Studio Code for the Web
  • Learn to build great Progressive Web Apps - Microsoft Edge Blog


  • Microsoft to Celebrate Xbox 20th Anniversary with Back-to-Back Game Launches
  • Microsoft Announces More Game Pass Titles for October
  • Minecraft is Coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC
  • Microsoft Releases Final Seasonal Update for Halo: MCC
  • Microsoft's Xbox Mini Fridge Arrives
  • Xbox Hosts a Retro Indie Game Sale

Tips and picks

  • Hardware pick of the week: Luna Display
  • App pick of the week: Parallels Desktop 17.1
  • Enterprise pick of the week: SysInternals is in the Microsoft Store
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Azure Stack HCI 21H2 is out
  • Beer pick of the week: Fifth Hammer Scary Spice

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