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

Feb 20th 2019

Windows Weekly 609

Use the Inner Source

Microsoft All In on Open Source
Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 19:00 UTC.
Category: News
  •  Microsoft is adopting the "Inner Source" methodology from the open source world. Where does the madness end?
  •  Microsoft releases a 20H1 build of Windows 10. Yes, you read that right.
  •  Microsoft brings Timeline to Chrome. You'll be able to browse your WSL file system with File Explorer in 19H1
  •  Related: No word on Chromium-based Edge yet, but Google backed down on a poorly-received proposed change to Chromium
  •  Related: Google no longer considers Cortana a competitor
  •  Visual Studio 2019 launches on April 2

Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Get 2 months of Xbox Game Pass for $1.
  •  App pick of the week: Greenshot
  •  App pick of the week 2: Zoho Suite is a free set of great web apps that can replace Office or Google Docs.
  • Enterprise pick of the week: SAC-T gets sacked.
  •  Enterprise pick of the week No. 2: Windows 7, Server 2008 users – make sure you're patched for SH-2.
  • Beer pick of the week: Toppling Goliath Pseudo Sue

Don't forget to tune in to watch Microsoft's Mobile World Congress press conference on Sunday, Feb. 24. Starts at 9 am PT/12 noon ET. Betting we'll see HoloLens Next!

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