Windows Weekly (MP3)

Windows Weekly (MP3)

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Paul Thurrott and Mary Jo Foley talk about Windows and all things Microsoft
599: Inside Clippy
Dec 12 • 110 min
The rumors were true: Microsoft will move Edge to ChromiumRelated: Firefox is screwed, and it knows this. But it’s spreading FUD to make its caseWindows 10 19H1… New build brings improvements to Notepad for some reason (FOR SOME REASON??)The Snapdragon…
598: Giant Hairball of Code
Dec 5 • 106 min
Edge vs ChromiumIs Microsoft about to switch rendering engines in its Windows 10 browser?Is this a good thing or bad thing for 1. the industry; 2. developers; 3. users (Yes, yes, and yes; let’s debunk some myths.)Will it still be called Edge?Will it…
597: Go DeepRacer
Nov 28 • 126 min
More bugs emerge in the Windows 10 October 2018 update. Some get fixed; others are being tested in Release Preview. Windows 10 1809 breaks Media PlayerWindows 10 1809 blocked on PCs with certain Intel video driversBut, hey: The iCloud-1809 bug is now…
596: Redmondfreude
Nov 21 • 106 min
Microsoft accounts go password-less.Irony alert: Azure/Office 365 were just hit by a 2FA sign-in issue.Windows 10: 64-bit ARM apps are now a thing. What this solves and doesn’t solve.Slippery slope: Microsoft tested ads in Windows Mail, got negative…
595: The Power of the Gong Compels You
Nov 14 • 107 min
6 weeks later, Microsoft finally re-releases the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. What took so long? Now what?Microsoft also re-released Windows Server 2019New Windows 10 sports a gorgeous new light modeMicrosoft pretends that Windows 10 on ARM only…
594: The Warwick Blue Sox
Nov 7 • 99 min
Samsung (sort of) reveals their first foldable phone.Cortana boss Javier Soltero is leaving Microsoft.Cortana is getting embedded deeper and deeper into Office, instead of being promoted as a standalone assistant. That retrenchment obviously isn’t…
593: One Throat to Choke
Oct 31 • 130 min
Happy Halloween, TWiT-or-treaters!1.5 billion Windows PCs. Still.Today’s the last day of October. Still no October updateMicrosoft’s GitHub acquisition is done. What’s next?Microsoft Q1 FY19 recapMicrosoft on MobileHappy birthday, (Windows) AzureTip of…
592: It’ll Be Better Tomorrow
Oct 24 • 111 min
With the new Pixel 3s and iPhone XR/XSes out there, what are our new and updated recommendations these days for Windows users who are looking for new phones? Related: Google says it will fix photo‚Äźloss bug in the new Pixels, but what about the other…
591: Live From Dublin
Oct 17 • 107 min
Sadly, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen passed away this week, How did he impact Microsoft culture, he had a huge impact on Seattle (and the broader world), however Windows 10 version 1809, Take 2: Just kidding, this time it’s almost ready! Plus: Windows…
590: The News from Leak Woebegone
Oct 10 • 129 min
Breaksclusive: The Windows 10 1809 rollout is officially a disaster.After rushing Win 10 1809 to the finish line (without a Release Preview), MS starts rolling it out on October 2. Users start reporting their files, photos and other data being deleted.On…