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

Sep 19th 2018

Windows Weekly 587

Is It Baked Yet?

Managed Desktop, MS vs Chrome
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Category: News
  • Microsoft's Managed Desktop: is it a new tier of Microsoft 365 or a SECRET PLAN TO CHARGE US EVERY MONTH??
  • Windows 10 version 1803 might be done - and don’t be confused by those known issues
  • Related: Microsoft tests a terrible new ad --- and then pulls it after complaints
  • Related: Nothing dramatic in the list of deprecated and removed features
  • We know there's a Surface event next month. Now we know a bit more about the coming products.
  • Dynamics 365: Now with more AI and Mixed Reality
  • Rejoice, you NoSQLites: Microsoft is bringing Cosmos DB to Azure Stack and Azure Sphere

Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Consolidating email
  • App pick of the week: Microsoft Studio games on Steam and PC disc
  • Plus: Forza Horizon 4 can be preordered, is coming soon - Don't forget this deal, valid through the end of the month
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Microsoft's post-mortem on its September 4 cloud outage
  • Codename pick of the week: Modern Workplace as a Service
  • Beer pick of the week: Cigar City Maduro Brown


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