Windows Weekly with Paul Thurrott, Richard Campbell, and Leo Laporte

Mar 27th 2019

Windows Weekly 614

Embrace Your Inner Chredge

Chredge? Edgium? Whatever, it's here

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Category: News

News of the Week

  • Chredge leaks and … it's good. The Chromium-based Microsoft Edge has leaked ahead of the formal first Insider release. It's a lot like Chrome and is missing key Edge features, but it's surprisingly solid.
  • Windows 7 end of support prompts arrive. Stop using Windows 7 by January 14, 2020.
  • Windows Virtual Desktop is finally available in public preview
  • Windows 10 19H1 build 18362 went to the Slow ring. And then was pulled because of install issues. This is basically RC1.
  • Microsoft is hosting a Surface Hub 2S event in April
  • Microsoft says a bit about xCloud but the big bang announcement will happen at E3

Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Support Atta Elayyan's family
  • App pick of the week: Firefox for iPad
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Azure Stack HCI: a new addition to the family
  • Enterprise pick of the week No. 2: Microsoft Connected Vehicle platform – an update
  • Beer pick of the week: New Belgium Fat Tire amber ale 

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