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

Jun 26th 2019

Windows Weekly 627

Credge My Mandroid!

Microsoft and Android, One Drive and Windows 10

Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 19:00 UTC.
Category: News

Get ready for Mandroid? 

  • Microsoft is rumored to be considering enabling Android apps on Windows Lite devices like Centaurus
  • This isn't the first time Microsoft's been rumored to adding Android app support

Speaking of Android, Bill Gates says losing out to it was his biggest mistake.


  • More storage for subscribers; more paid storage plans for Office 360 users and Personal Vault
  • Still no plans to offer consumers the option of buying more than 2TB of storage

'Modern' apps

  • Credge: Now available in preview for Windows 7/8/8.1 (canary only) and with a better dark mode as well.
  • Related: The Credge version of WebView is not as powerful as the EdgeHTML version
  • Windows Terminal is now in preview in the Microsoft Store

Windows 10

  • New Fast Ring build today?
  • Yet another week with no news about 19H2

Tips and Picks

  • Tip of the week: Learn the history of Windows from another perspective
  • App pick of the week: Not Chrome 
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Adobe Document Cloud PDF Experience for Office 365 web app 
  • Codename pick of the week: Excalibur
  • Beer pick of the week: Dogfish Head Slighty Mighty 

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