This Week's Stories
- Microsoft releases first public previews of the new Edge to the Canary and Dev channels.
- Blockbuster: Microsoft is making major changes to WaaS in Windows 10 version 19H1.
- Windows 10 19H1 moves to the Release Preview Ring after MSFT released a small CU to fix some last minute issues.
- And … the magic window is CLOSED: New Fast ring build is for 20H1. As promised. Wait, what? 20H1? What about 19H2??
- Office 365: Microsoft to move Kaizala into Teams.
- Slack is improving its Office 365 integration.
- Skype video calls now support 50 people.
- Xbox: A rumored GamePass Ultimate service combines Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass and paves the way to xCloud.
- The first 100+ Build 2019 sessions are now live. And they're about what you'd expect: Lots of Azure, IoT, very little UWP.
Tips and picks
- Tip of the week: How to transition to the new Edge
- App pick of the week: Microsoft Launcher 5.3
- Also: The new Edge, obviously. It's ready for anyone listening to this podcast.
- Enterprise pick No. 1 of the week: PowerShell 7.0
- Enterprise pick No. 2 of the week: RIP HealthVault
- Beer pick of the week: Bell's Oberon Ale
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