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

Feb 14th 2018

Windows Weekly 557

White Chocolate

Build vs Google I/O
Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Category: News
First up: A fan's eye for Windows Family Guy: Windows Defender ATP is coming to Windows 7, 8.1. Windows Analytics tools for enterprise users now include Spectre/Meltdown patch analyzer. Microsoft is still adding features to Redstone 4, as it closes in on RTM. Related: Apple is scaling back the iOS schedule. Microsoft should pay attention. It's official: Build is coming back to Seattle, May 7-9 - going head-to-head with Google I/O. Registration opens tomorrow, Feb. 15. Microsoft tries to make a case for Surface, but it makes a case for Macs instead. Five years ago this week, Microsoft launched the first Surface Pro. Analyst estimates that Microsoft has sold 35 million Xbox One consoles. 
  • Tip of the week: You're still going to need an ad blocker 
  • PLUS: WINKEY + CTRL + c 
  • App pick of the week: Tweeten 
  • Also: Amazon Music makes a surprise appearance in the Microsoft Store for Windows 10. Ahead of iTunes. 
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Microsoft for Startups 
  • Codename pick of the week: Seville
  • Beer pick of the week: The Bruery White Chocolate

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