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

Dec 12th 2018

Windows Weekly 599

Inside Clippy

Edge on Chromium, Windows on ARM
Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific/ 19:00 UTC.
Category: News
  • The rumors were true: Microsoft will move Edge to Chromium
  • Related: Firefox is screwed, and it knows this. But it's spreading FUD to make its case
  • Windows 10 19H1… New build brings improvements to Notepad for some reason (FOR SOME REASON??)
  • The Snapdragon 8cx will allegedly rescue Windows 10 on ARM, because of course it will
  • But what about now? The Snapdragon 850 isn't that bad, as it turns out
  • Next-generation HoloLens will be based on Snapdragon 850 - This is now confirmed
  • Cortana looks to be getting multi-voice/user support soon
  • Tons of new games coming to Xbox Game Pass this month
  • Microsoft Enables Xbox Family Settings for Cross-Play

Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Microsoft's open source stories
    • Plus: Want to test the new Edge? The join the Edge Insider Program!
  • App pick of the week: Office for Mac
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Bye, bye Azure Container Service (ACS), and hello Azure Kontainer Service (aka Kubernetes Container Service)
  • Codename pick of the week: Spartan
  • Beer pick of the week: Brooklyn Black Ops

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