Jan 30th 2019
Windows Weekly 606
Living on the Edge
Hosted by Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, Paul Thurrott
Everything That Will Be in Win10 Spring Update
Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
- Time to revisit what's likely to make it into Win 10 19H1 - It's actually a bit more than you might think.
- Where are we at right now with new feature updates.
- 1809 usage doubled, but it's still on relatively few PCs.
- 19H1/1903/April 2019 update is in bug bash phase.
- Windows 7 non-controversy of the week does mark the passing of an era.
- Cortana integrates with Microsoft To-Do everywhere now.
- Microsoft To-Do picks up file attachment support.
- Nokia phones will finally sell through US wireless carriers.
- Apple is going to try a gaming service too, more competition for Microsoft.
- Coming up right after Windows Weekly: Microsoft's Q2 FY19 earnings. Expect lots of commercial cloud; good Surface/Xbox holiday quarter talk.
Tips and picks
- Tip of the week: Xbox One is on sale. Again.
- Plus: Here's February's Games with Gold lineup!
- App pick of the week: ACDSee Photo Editor 10
- Enterprise pick of the week: New privacy, security dashboards for M365 admins.
- Codename pick of the week: Project Rome
- Beer pick of the week: Bell's Black Note Stout
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- Microsoft officially announces 'Windows Sandbox' for running applications in isolation
- New Windows 10 Insider Preview Build Separates Cortana from Search
- Microsoft's latest Windows 10 19H1 release adds support for coming reserved storage feature
- Signs of Sanity (Premium)
- Report: Windows 10 Version 1809 Usage Doubles
- Bug Bash webcast news: Windows Insider 19H1 Slow Ring build with ISOs coming
- Microsoft Retiring a Windows Media Player Feature on Older Windows Versions
- Microsoft To-Do Integration in Cortana Rolls Out to Everyone
- Microsoft To-Do Gets Support for File Attachments
- Firmware Updates Hit Surface Laptop 2, Surface Go LTE
- HMD Global to Bring Nokia Phones to Verizon, Cricket Wireless
- Office 365 to Use OneDrive as Default Save Location Going Forward
- Apple Reportedly Building a ‘Netflix for Games’ Service
- Microsoft Hosts Yet Another Xbox One Sale
- New Games with Gold for February 2019
- ACDSee Photo Editor
- Struggling to comply with GDPR? Microsoft 365 rolls out new privacy dashboards
- Microsoft Office 365 users in Europe unable to access mailboxes for a full day
- Microsoft cloud services see global authentication outage
- Announcing Project Rome SDK for Android and iOS version 1.0!
- Project Rome
- Microsoft is building on top of its Xbox SmartGlass technology to develop a more advanced app-handoff capability across platform
- Bell's Black Note Stout