Windows Weekly with Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott

Windows Weekly

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.

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Take a deep-dive into all things Microsoft with the best podcast on the topic, Windows Weekly. Respected tech journalists Paul Thurrott and Mary Jo Foley join Leo Laporte every week to deliver sharp commentary and nuanced discussions on Microsoft's new hardware, software, services, enterprise, planned launches, insider info, executive movements, and historical context. Get insights into Windows, Azure, Microsoft 365, Office, Xbox, and much, much more.

Paul and Mary Jo are two of the foremost Windows watchers in the world. TWiT.tv founder Leo Laporte says that between Paul and Mary Jo, there's nothing they don't know about the goings-on in Redmond. You'll learn something new in every episode while enjoying a few laughs.

Windows Weekly is the ultimate technology podcast for the enterprise pro and the serious technology enthusiast. You'll learn something new every episode with information that'll boost your career. The podcast records every Wednesday and hits podcatchers within 12 hours. Listen and subscribe so you too can be a true Microsoft insider.

About the Podcasters

Paul Thurrott is an award-winning technology journalist and blogger with over 20 years of industry experience and the author of over 25 books. Paul writes for Thurrott.com and devotes much of his coverage to the consumer-side of Microsoft's offerings.

Mary Jo Foley has covered the tech industry for 30 years for a variety of publications. She writes for the All About Microsoft section on ZDNet, devoting much of her coverage to Microsoft's business and enterprise offerings. Listeners agree that Paul and Mary Jo together are a calming force in the oft chaotic world of technology.

Accompanying the two respected journalists is Leo Laporte, an Emmy Award-winning technology broadcaster, journalist, author, and founder of TWiT. Leo founded the TWiT.tv podcast network in 2005 with the launch of This Week in Tech, and the podcast's popularity led to a slew of weekly tech podcasts. Windows Weekly premiered on September 28th, 2006, with Leo and Paul as hosts. Mary Jo first appeared on the podcast as a guest in Episode 57 in May 2008. She became a frequent guest, and soon, Leo and Paul's co-host.

A Technology Podcast Devoted to Microsoft News

Windows Weekly is dedicated to the examination of Microsoft hardware, software, services, news, corporate happenings, behind-the-scenes decision-making, and more.

You'll stay on top of the latest Windows updates, Teams evolution, Xbox reviews, Microsoft earnings, and more. You'll hear spot-on and witty commentary on Microsoft's brilliant or head-scratching decisions, including acquisitions, product and service launches, and shut-downs.

Both Paul and Mary Jo are finely tuned in to every detail of Microsoft Corp and glean insider info from confidential sources. Leo is an expert whose tech knowledge knows no bounds. Together, they can recite past monumental moments by heart and put current Microsoft news into historical perspective.

Listen and subscribe for comprehensive coverage of all Microsoft is and does because no podcast does it better or more thoroughly than Windows Weekly.

Featured Products and Tech

There's never a shortage of topics on this Microsoft-centric technology podcast. Frequently discussed products and services include:

  • Microsoft Windows (including updates, patches, issues, and dev channel builds)
  • Office
  • Azure
  • Teams
  • Edge
  • Xbox
  • Cloud
  • Surface
  • Outlook
  • OneDrive
  • Enterprise

Whether you're interested in how quickly Azure is catching up to Amazon Web Services, the latest fixes after a Windows update problem or you're seeking hidden Outlook hacks to optimize productivity, you'll definitely want to tune in every week. The hosts also discuss major tech news outside of the Microsoft umbrella and offer comparisons and opinions.

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