Windows Weekly with Paul Thurrott, Richard Campbell, and Leo Laporte

Aug 2nd 2017

Windows Weekly 529

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Win10 Creators Update Now Available*

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Category: News

Windows 10 Creators Update now "fully available," whatever that means. Windows 10 will get eye-tracking functionality. But is this for the Fall Creators Update? Later? Line up for your Mixed Reality Headset! (Some) Windows 10 S PCs for education are now available; and Windows 10 S is downloadable now for testing. Windows Subsystem for Linux is out of beta.

Surface Plus brings smartphone-like financing to people and businesses. You can now order new Surface Pen in the new colors.

Microsoft 365 Business goes live in preview. Azure will become an "AI cloud." Amazon may be ready to take on Microsoft in a new business.

Skype users on iPhone, Android phones now can send money directly via Skype using PayPal.

Microsoft delivers smaller Xbox wireless adapter for Windows, new controllers. Taco Bell renews its partnership with Xbox.

Microsoft's first Windows Hello peripheral is now available. Microsoft kills WordFlow, will focus on SwiftKey.

  •  Tip of the week: Games with Gold
  •  App pick of the week: Minecraft with cross-platform play
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Dynamics 365 for Talent 
  •  Codename pick of the week: Threshold
  •  Beer Pick of the Week: Kiwi's Playhouse

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