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

Nov 7th 2018

Windows Weekly 594

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Samsung's Foldable Phone
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Category: News
  • Samsung (sort of) reveals their first foldable phone.
  • Cortana boss Javier Soltero is leaving Microsoft.
  • Cortana is getting embedded deeper and deeper into Office, instead of being promoted as a standalone assistant. That retrenchment obviously isn't everyone's cup of tea.
  • Windows 10 version 1809 is officially a fiasco.
  • Microsoft Outings comes to Windows Mixed Reality.
  • Microsoft is now selling the $500 Surface Go variant that was previously a Costco exclusive.
  • Apple copies Microsoft yet again, will stop revealing unit sales.
  • Xbox One loses a TV streaming feature.
  • Mixer gets a big set of updates with a stupid name.
  • With us: PUBG is free on Xbox for a limited time. 
  • Against us: PUBG is heading to PS4 in December after a year of exclusivity on Xbox.

Tips and Picks

  • Tip of the week: Buy Brad's Surface book
  • App pick of the week: Microsoft Launcher 5
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Kaizala
  • Enterprise pick No. 2 of the week: Microsoft pauses Office 365 tips
  • Beer pick of the week: Cigar City Cubano Espresso Brown

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