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 748: The Good Kind of Asterisk - Microsoft Q1 Earnings, Android on Windows 11, .NET 6

Microsoft Earnings

  • Microsoft Q1 powered by cloud as most units, product lines shine
  • Microsoft Earnings Soar 22 Percent to $45.3 Billion
  • Microsoft adds 23k employees in one year, growing 14% despite pandemic and tight labor market - GeekWire
  • Intel Reports Small Drop in PC Revenues
  • Google Revenues Grew 41 Percent to $65 Billion

Android Apps on Windows 11

  • Hands-On with Android on Windows 11: Not as Seamless as Promised

Windows 11

  • AMD, Microsoft Deliver Windows 11 Performance Fixes
  • Microsoft to try again to reach the K-12 market with a new low-cost Surface laptop: Report

Windows 10

  • Microsoft tells Windows 10 users to prepare for the November 21H2 update
  • Windows 10 users get PC Health Check app for diagnostics and troubleshooting


  • Microsoft Backs Down From Open-Source Mistake
  • Adobe Photoshop is Coming to the Web


  • Microsoft Delivers the October Update for Xbox
  • Microsoft Teases the Halo: Infinite Campaign

Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Don't be like Paul Thurrott: Remember your travel tech — particularly your power adapters.
  • App pick of the week: Stardock Fences 4
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Clear Software
  • Codename pick of the week: Project Zerix
  • Beer pick of the week: Citizen Cider Wit's Up

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