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

Sep 5th 2018

Windows Weekly 585

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Win10 Oct 2018 Update is Official
Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Category: News
  • The Windows 10 October 2018 Update is coming … in October. Goodbye, "Redstone 5." Hello 19H1
  • Windows 10 on ARM: Lenovo just announced the first Snapdragon 850-based PC.
  • Office 365 Home and Personal subscriptions just got better
  • Microsoft is giving Outlook for Windows and Outlook on the Web the simplified ribbon UI
  • Will there ever be just one Outlook? No. In fact, MS holds up Windows 10 Mail as its North Star (go figure)
  • Skype: Microsoft backsteps from controversial 2017 design
  • Surface Plus (for consumers) is no more. The consumer Surface financing program, largely for students, was quietly dropped last Friday.
  • Xbox Adaptive Controller is now available

Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Surface Pro bundle for $360 off!
  • App pick of the week: Firefox 62
  • Enterprise pick of the week: A bad start to the week for Azure, Office 365 users
  • Small biz pick of the week: Adios, Microsoft Listings and Connections
  • Beer pick of the week: Founders Brewing Double Trouble  

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