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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 Thurrott.com and Mary Jo Foley of All About Microsoft. Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
WW 787: No Code? Faux Code - Earnings Learnings 2022, Windows 11 22H2 review, Sound Schemes
Earnings Learnings 2022, Windows 11 22H2 review, Sound Schemes Microsoft earnings Microsoft reported that it earned a net income of $16.7 billion on revenues of $51.87 billion in the quarter ending June 30.  Microsoft discloses Teams usage numbers. This was the first time MSFT has missed on earnings since 2016 - and it adjusted its guidance in June too. Windows 11 Paul reviewed Windows 11 22H2 and found lots of little improvements... but also little in the way of addressing feedback.  Also, let's recap the new servicing and Windows 12 rumors. Windows 10 22H2 is also coming with no new features. Microsoft Edge adds disk caching compression with v102. Microsoft 365 Microsoft now blocks external VBA macros by default. Ignite is coming October 12-14. It's a hybrid event with a few in-person venues worldwide. Dev The next .NET Conf will focus on .NET MAUI Power Platform now has over 7 million MAUs  Xbox Microsoft speeds Xbox Series X|S boot time by 5 seconds. Tips and picks Tip of the week: Get to Sound schemes as quickly as possible App pick of the week: iA Writer Enterprise pick of the week: Windows 11 onboarding and deployment kits Enterprise pick No. 2 of the week: Office 2016 and 2019 users: Mark your calendars Beer Pick of the week: Hill Farmstead Charlie Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: tanium.com/twit newrelic.com/windows itpro.tv/windows use code WW30
Jul 27, 2022
2 hr 6 min
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WW 786: Windows Ventura - New drop schedule, Cronos device, Netflix ads
Let's talk Windows 12! Or Win 11 X? Windows is moving to a new schedule, with major drops every three years and multiple smaller feature drops in between The next "major" Windows client release is coming in 2024.  What happens to the promised once-yearly feature releases like Win 11 22H2? And Windows 10? Will Microsoft end up supporting each Windows release going forward for three years? Let's talk about the canceled Surface Duo. A plastic Surface Duo 2 'lite'? Microsoft canceled it, but why (besides price) was this a thing at all? Qualcomm Technology Summit coming November 15 What's happening with the rumored MS-Qualcomm exclusive deal, and what this will mean Microsoft and Netflix Microsoft wants to get more money and market share from ads. One analyst says this paves the way for Microsoft to buy Netflix. Inspire Partner Conference Excel Live: Viva Engage: Not a Facebook rip-off as some thought. Viva Engage: Not a Facebook rip-off as some thought. Microsoft's unified digital contact center: Microsoft's Nuance acquisition is already paying off Tips & Picks App pick 1: Unigram - Telegram for Windows App pick 2: Forza Horizon 5 Hotwheels Enterprise: Microsoft Cloud for Sovereignty Codename: Project AirSim Hosts: Mary Jo Foley and Mikah Sargent Guests: Rich Woods and Zac Bowden Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: Secureworks.com/twit ClickUp.com use code WINDOWS infrascale.com/TWIT
Jul 20, 2022
1 hr 48 min
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WW 785: Mark-of-the-Web - Mid-Year Predictions, Dev Channel Build 25158, Search Highlights
Mid-Year Predictions, Dev Channel Build 25158, Search Highlights Microsoft layoffs. Ahead of Q4 earnings on July 26 What will happen with Windows 10 and 11 for the rest of this year? EdgeOS vs. ChromeOS? Where is Fluid?? Where is Teams 2.0? Windows New Dev Channel build 25158 out today that adds notification badging with widgets A closer look at the new Rufus 3.19 Windows 11 ISO capabilities  Patch Tuesday arrives. Gentlemen and ladies, start your updates Windows Autopatch is now GA and (maybe) here to help PC sales to fall in 2022 ... and for a LOT of reasons Microsoft 365 Microsoft plays rope-a-dope with Office VBA macro blocking Dev Microsoft announces EOL date for .NET Core 3.1 Surface Surface Duo 2 gets camera improvements in the July update Tips and picks Tip of the week: Back-to-school sale App pick of the week: PowerToys 0.60 Enterprise pick of the week: Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Wave 2 plans for 2022 Codename pick of the week: Salus Beer pick of the week: A Deal With the Devil Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: CDW.com/LenovoClient Nuvei.com
Jul 13, 2022
1 hr 55 min
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WW 784: Windows Leaky! The Livestream - Beta Channel split, Outlook Lite app, Rufus
Beta Channel split, Outlook Lite app, Rufus Windows 11 Windows 11 is on over 20 percent of (consumer) PCs now Over 20 percent of Steam gamers are on Windows 11 now Windows Insider Beta Channel splits into 2, but this time there is a major (and positive) caveat What is an "enablement package"? When did this start? What is its use on 22H2? Microsoft's small improvements that no one seems to have noticed Windows Subsystem for Android updated for Insiders in the United States Microsoft 365 Microsoft is working on a Lite version of Outlook. Microsoft wants people to join the Family Insider Program Microsoft is trying to turn OneDrive into a social platform Former Microsoft exec Javier Soltero is leaving Google after just 2.5 years EU makes moves against Big Tech Xbox Microsoft announces the first Xbox Game Pass titles for July Microsoft to drop Xbox 360 titles from Games with Gold in October.  Samsung Gaming Hub brings Xbox Cloud Gaming (and more) to the 2022 Samsung Smart TVs Tips and picks Tip of the week: Join the Halo Infinite network campaign co-op beta App pick of the week: Rufus (3.19 Beta or newer) Enterprise pick of the week: Azure capacity limits are continuing. What can you do? Enterprise pick 2 of the week: The Office 365 for IT Pros eBook (9th edition) Beer pick of the week: Jolly Pumpkin La Roja Du Kriek Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: infrascale.com/TWIT canary.tools/twit - use code: TWIT tanium.com/twit
Jul 6, 2022
2 hr 7 min
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WW 783: We Have Nothing To Share... at This Time - Windows 8.1 Retires, Microsoft Edge Update, WebView2
Windows 8.1  Microsoft to start nagging Windows 8.1 users in July about January 2023 end-of-support date  The End of the Windows 8 Era? Hardly  Windows 11 Windows 11 Insider Build 25151 is Out With More Bug Fixes Microsoft Edge Microsoft Edge Version 103 is Now Available Microsoft turns on promised gaming features for its Edge browser  Microsoft Announces Big Updates for Edge Collections  Microsoft Brings Edge WebView2 to Windows 10  Mozilla Releases Firefox 102  Brave Reports Strong Growth in Search, Launches Goggles Xbox Microsoft Reveals July 2022 Games with Gold Lineup Listener Q&A Windows Hello face authentication | Microsoft Docs Tips and Picks  Tip of the week: Set up Windows 11 22H2 with a local account  App pick of the week: Brave  Enterprise pick of the week: Get ready for Microsoft Inspire in July  Codename pick of the week: Monad  Beer pick of the week: Off Color Brewing Beer for Beaches Hosts: Mary Jo Foley, Paul Thurrott, and Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: tanium.com/twit hackerrank.com/WW itpro.tv/windows use code WW30
Jun 29, 2022
1 hr 54 min
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WW 782: A Hazy Shade of Winders - Windows Defender, Microsoft Viva, GitHub Copilot
Windows Defender, Microsoft Viva, GitHub Copilot Windows New Windows 11 Insider Build Brings OneDrive Information Microsoft Gets Ready to Roll Out Search Highlights on Windows 11 Xiaomi Launches its First Windows on ARM 2-in-1 PC Microsoft 365 & Cloud Microsoft launches Defender for Individuals for Microsoft 365 Personal and Family subscribers Microsoft's Viva Sales: A new companion app that works with many CRM systems (not only Microsoft's) Microsoft to curtail some of its facial recognition capabilities in the name of 'Responsible AI' From Nvidia to IKEA: Here's who's joining the Metaverse Standards Forum Dev GitHub Copilot, Microsoft's AI pair-programming service, is generally available The Directions on Microsoft Briefing | Directions on Microsoft Xbox Xbox Cloud Gaming to Get Mouse and Keyboard Support on PC Microsoft Warns About Supply Shortages for Xbox Controllers Far Cry 5 is Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass Microsoft's Xbox App on PC Adds a Performance Indicator Tips and Picks Tip of the week: Learn about the new features in Windows 11 22H2 App pick of the week: Reading apps Enterprise pick 1 of the week: Microsoft's Secured Core comes to IoT devices Enterprise pick 2 of the week: Don't be fooled: Patch Tuesday isn't going away Beer pick of the week: Torch & Crown Rainbows Everywhere Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: hackerrank.com/WW newrelic.com/windows go.acronis.com/ww
Jun 22, 2022
1 hr 51 min
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WW 781: The Balloon Store - Changes to Windows 11 22H2, Microsoft's Gaming Announcements, Farewell IE11
Changes to Windows 11 22H2, Microsoft's Gaming Announcements, Farewell IE11  Windows 11 File Explorer Tabs Are Now Available for Beta Channel Testers  Microsoft Finalizes Windows 11 Version 22H2 More Windows  Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25136 | Windows Insider Blog  Windows 11 Insider Build 25140 is Here with More Bug Fixes  Hands-On with Visual Studio 2022 17.3 Preview 2 on Arm  June 15: It's the end of the Internet Explorer era  Saying Goodbye to Internet Explorer  Report: PC Sales to Fall Over 8 Percent in 2022 Microsoft & Gaming  Microsoft to allow Xbox Cloud Gaming users to bring their own games later this year Microsoft Edge is Getting New Gaming Features  Xbox Design Lab Comes to More Markets with New Options  Xbox Game Pass Will Add Demos of Upcoming Games Next Year  Xbox Cloud Gaming Will Soon Let You Play the Games you Own  Xbox Cloud Gaming Comes to 2022 Samsung Smart TVs This Month  Microsoft Shows Over 30 Games Coming to Xbox in the Next 12 Months  This is Why Apple Blocks Xbox Cloud Gaming  Activision Announces Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II Microsoft 365 Report: Microsoft Has Started Testing Casual Games in Teams Microsoft is adding echo cancellation and anti-interruption features to Teams  Outlook Mobile is Getting an Algorithmic Newsfeed Tips and Picks Tip of the week: Save big on games  App pick of the week: Firefox  Enterprise pick of the week: Windows Admin Center comes to the Azure portal  Codename pick of the week: Gibraltar  Beer pick of the week: Wild East Brewing Alfresco Cucumber Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: CDW.com/IntelClient drinktrade.com/windows kolide.com/ww
Jun 15, 2022
2 hr 7 min
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WW 780: Call of Jury Duty - Alex Kipman leaves Microsoft, Windows 11 gets updates, Microsoft unions
Alex Kipman leaves Microsoft, Windows 11 gets updates, Microsoft unions  Report: Toxicity Continues at Nadella's Microsoft  HoloLens chief Kipman is out. So what's next for Microsoft's metaverse strategy?  Microsoft is Leaving Russia  Microsoft Will Respect Unionization Efforts from its Employees Windows 11  Microsoft begins rolling out Windows 11 22H2 to testers in the Release Preview channel  Microsoft Releases Windows 11 Insider Build 25131 and ARM64 Microsoft Store  Windows 11 Version 22H2 is Showing Up on Some Unsupported PCs Microsoft 365  Microsoft: Next version of Exchange Server not until 2025  Apple Revamps the iPad Multitasking Experience with iPadOS 16 Dev Microsoft Releases Windows App SDK 1.1 Xbox Minecraft: Java & Bedrock Edition Launches on PC Today E3 is Coming Back as a Physical and Digital Event Next Year  Announcing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II - Xbox Wire Tips and Picks Tip of the week: Learn about the new features in Windows 11 Tip of the week: Add Windows 11 visual style to Microsoft Edge Tip of the week: Transcribe any audio or video file with Word for Web Enterprise pick of the week: Windows Customer Connection Program Enterprise pick of the week: IE users — June 15 is the day Beer pick of the week: Hudson Valley Demiurge sour IPA Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: plextrac.com/twit Nuvei.com hover.com/twit
Jun 8, 2022
1 hr 56 min
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WW 779: Señor Once - Microsoft Entra, Win11 version 22H2, Surface Laptop Go 2
Microsoft Entra, Win11 version 22H2, Surface Laptop Go 2 Quick update on the Windows 11 version 22H2 rollout at Casa de Thurrott Spotify releases a native ARM version of its client on Windows 10/11 PC maker earnings New report suggests Microsoft's dirty tactics in Windows 11 are the reason for Edge usage gains Microsoft announces Entra, a new set of business identity services  Microsoft 365 Microsoft drops three Microsoft 365-exclusive Excel features: Money, Wolfram Data Types, and partner exclusives DuckDuckGo has a Microsoft problem. But I don't think it's as bad as many are making out Surface Surface Laptop Go 2 leaks and is now officially announced Surface Laptop Studio finally gets a dynamic refresh rate feature Xbox Microsoft skips "Keystone" but is still working on a dongle New Games for Gold for June New Game Pass titles for the first half of June June Xbox Update Makes Secret Achievements Visible Sony is going big on the PC Tips and picks App pick of the week: Camo App pick of the week #2: Vivaldi 5.3 Enterprise pick of the week: WSL comes to Win Server 2022 Codename pick of the week: Zuma Beer pick of the week: Brasserie Dieu du Ciel Rosee d'Hibiscus Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: UserWay.org/twit Melissa.com/twit hackerrank.com/WW
Jun 1, 2022
2 hr 13 min
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WW 778: Undo Your Ink - Updates from Microsoft Build 2022
Build 2022 Updates!  'Project Volterra': Microsoft is building an Arm dev kit on the Snapdragon compute platform  Microsoft is making virtual developer workstations available in the cloud via Dev Box  Build 2022: Microsoft Opens Windows 11 Widgets to Third-party Developers  The Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform: Bringing together databases, analytics and governance  Build 2022: Microsoft Announces Power Platform Advances  Microsoft Teams and Power Platform to get more collaboration, AI-assisted additions  Build 2022: .NET MAUI is Now Generally Available  Build 2022: Microsoft Highlights Windows 11 Microsoft Store Momentum  Microsoft: Here are the new features coming to OneNote on Windows Windows 11 Microsoft Finalizes Windows 11 Version 22H2 New Windows 11 Build Heads to the Release Preview Channel  Microsoft Releases Windows 11 Insider Build 25126  Windows 11 Subsystem for Android Gets a Big Update  Quality, Quality, Quality (Premium) Xbox Xbox Outsold PS5 in Japan for the First Time in this Console Gen  Microsoft Launches "Simply Next Gen" Ad Campaign for Xbox Series S Tips and Picks Tip of the week: Get Windows 11 version 22H2 now App pick of the week: YouTube  Enterprise pick of the week: Keep up with Microsoft Linux  Codename pick of the week: Black Rock  Beer pick of the week: Bell's Oberon Ale Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: itpro.tv/windows use code WW30 tanium.com/twit CDW.com/IntelClient
May 25, 2022
2 hr 17 min
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