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

Jul 25th 2018

Windows Weekly 579

Microsoft Milk

Modern Life Services, Xbox Scarlett
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Category: News
  • Microsoft is planning to target 'professional consumers' with its cross-platform "Modern Life Services." Will this even work?
  • Speaking of consumers, some new Xbox "Scarlett" tidbits emerge: two consoles are coming. One is a dedicated streaming box.
  • Gaming is now officially one of the six solution areas Microsoft is focusing on (as revealed at Inspire).
  • Related: No Man's Sky comes to Xbox One
  • Even the packaging of Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller is accessible
  • The Office 2019 servers are now in preview. Expect a launch this fall
  • redesign is live, and there's a new dark mode
  • MS crosses the $100 billion per year in revenues milestone. What's bringing in the bacon?

Tips and Picks

  • Tip of the week: Pre-order Surface Go, get a $50 gift certificate
  • Also: Xbox Ultimate Game Sale is on!
  • App pick of the week: International travel apps and services
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Dynamics 365, the fall '18 update
  • Codename pick of the week: Aris
  • Beer pick of the week: Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier

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