Windows Weekly (MP3)

A weekly look at all things Microsoft, including Windows, Windows Phone, Office, Xbox, and more, from two of the foremost Windows watchers in the world, Paul Thurrott of Thurrott.com and Mary Jo Foley of All About Microsoft. Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific/ 18:00 UTC.

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      episode 577: The Cat Formerly Known As Hamilton


      • Microsoft Announces Surface Go. Now available for preorder - Ships August 2 • What is it? A more affordable way to get into a Surface PC.
      • What's it like? Hands-on with Surface Go - Plus, where it makes sense and where it doesn't
      • What's the target market? More like market(s)
      • Don't expect Andromeda in 2018 or maybe ever!
      • Related: Andromeda is the wrong idea at the wrong time
      • Windows 10 is three years old this month - How does it l...


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      episode 576: 1803 Curious


      • Not so quiet on the Windows 10 front: no RS5 build last week - but we got a big one this week. AND SETS IS GONE.
      • But no peace for Hadoop and Data Lake fans! Microsoft is readying a Gen2 of its Azure Data Lake service.
      • And – also data-related: Azure IoT Edge is now generally available.
      • Microsoft seems to hate USB-C/Thunderbolt. Surface finally gets a USB-C dongle. FOR 80 FREAKING BUCKS.
      • Snapdragon 1000 rumors suggest Qualcomm is going for the PC d...


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      episode 575: COD Cake


      • Satya Nadella speaks out against US immigration policy.
      • Controversy of the week: April 2018 Update is fully deployable or something.
      • Windows 10 Redstone 5: Microsoft is (finally) bringing SwiftKey to Windows 10 (and, at some point, autoplay blocking to Edge).
      • Windows Server 2019: Microsoft releases first test build with Hyper-V 2019 preview.
      • Microsoft's buying spree continues: Microsoft buys Flipgrid in continued education push, AI startup...


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      episode 574: Script Kitty


      • A bonanza of upcoming Microsoft codenames
        • Next-generation Xbox in 2020 - codenamed "Scarlett"
        • Next-generation HoloLens in early 2019 - codenamed "Sydney"
        • New Surface PCs and devices, some in 2018 - codenamed Carmel, Libra, and, yes, Andromeda
        • Related: Andromeda is pocketable. This is smaller than I had imagined, based on first-hand info.
      • Microsoft's new Office UX: Something old, something a bit less old
      • There's a secret...


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       2018-06-14  2h3m
       
       

      episode 573: Take Off That Sweater


      • All the news from Computex 2018! Qualcomm is not giving up on Windows 10 on ARM, Windows Collaboration Displays, Windows 10 IoT Services, Amazon makes it easier for PC makers to use Alexa, Intel's 'Courier': a dual-screen small reference device.
      • Microsoft is acquiring GitHub for $7.5 billion. The problem? Overcoming its past.
      • Windows 10 Redstone 5: a new build late last week finally puts RSAT where it belongs.
      • Microsoft is killing Groove on Android/iOS - If...


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       2018-06-06  2h7m
       
       

      episode 572: Chocolate Blockchain


      • Over 50 percent of all Windows 10 PCs out in the world already have the April 2018 Update. Is Microsoft nuts?
      • Redstone 5 Build 17677 adds improvements to Microsoft Edge, more
      • Microsoft is allegedly improving ToDo finally
      • Microsoft brings ebooks to Microsoft Edge on iOS
      • Xbox: State of Decay 2 milestone is a good example of Microsoft's new success metrics
      • Xbox Game Pass gets 6 new games in June and PUBG gets twice as many maps as before!

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       2018-05-31  1h25m
       
       

      episode 571: Wine Slushies


      Windows 10 April 2018 Update: Reports of problems continue, Microsoft continues to say it's all roses with 1803, but that's not what users are saying. Note: Paul called this three weeks ago based on his own experiences and feedback from readers. We can't know how many are affected (MS does), but MS needs to be more transparent on known issues, fixes, status, etc. Related: Microsoft Edge is not progressing fast enough. Why did Microsoft make it this way, and what should be done to fix...


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       2018-05-24  2h7m
       
       

      episode 570: Flickergate


      The Surface Hub 2 is starting to come into focus and it looks amazing (at least in the video). Microsoft looks to be making a new line of low-cost, low-end Surface devices. Related: Microsoft finally institutes a replacement program for Surface Pro 4s with screen flickering issues. Windows 10 on ARM: Mary Jo gives the Envy x2 a shot. What does she think? Windows 10 Redstone 5: With Microsoft moving on to the next Windows 10 version, what new features do we have to look forward to? Sets...


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       2018-05-17  1h45m
       
       

      episode 569: Build


      Paul and Mary Jo give us the highlights from day 1 of the Microsoft Build conference. Privacy, AI, AR, IoT, and Azure, Azure, Azure.

      Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott

      Guests: Tom Warren and Peter Bright

      Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly

      Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com

      Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com

      Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this...


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       2018-05-08  1h36m
       
       

      episode 569: Build


      Paul and Mary Jo give us the highlights from day 1 of the Microsoft Build conference. Privacy, AI, AR, IoT, and Azure, Azure, Azure.

      Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott

      Guests: Tom Warren and Peter Bright

      Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly

      Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com

      Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com

      Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this...


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       2018-05-08  1h36m