Microsoft Surface event October 2 in NYC
- Microsoft is holding a hardware event on October 2. Here's what we expect.
- Note: There might be more than just Surface hardware here, as MS is calling it "Microsoft Event," like they did last year
- Other guesses: Teams for Life, Surface earbuds or…LiteOS?
- AdDuplex data: Windows 10 version 1903 has catapulted into a first-place tie for Windows 10 usage!
- Some customers are getting a one-year Windows 7 support extension
- This isn't what you think it is. It's not XP all over again
- Related: Kaspersky says more than half of SMB PCs still on Windows 7
- Dutch privacy watchdog complains about Windows 10 data collection, again
- Seriously. Microsoft can fix this very easily
- And here's Apple, showing the right way to do it: Opt-in
- 19H2 heads to Release Preview
- Could 19H2/1909 be more screwed up? The Insider Program found a way!
Mobile and more
- Your Phone suffers a one-day outage - Was it all the Note 10 users??
- Microsoft is bringing Dark Mode to core apps on Android, iOS, and web
- MS Authenticator backup on Android
- Mixer's improvements begin with Streamer Review
Tips and picks
- Tip of the week: Give your favorite Mixer creator a free gift
- Windows history of the week: Asteroid, NepTune, and Triton
- Developer pick of the week: Microsoft's exFAT coming to the Linux kernel?
- Codename pick of the week: Vanadium
- Bonus: Check out this cool Bloomberg special issue on the periodic table
- Beer pick of the week: Anchor Brewing Brewer's Pale Galaxy Hop Blend
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- Microsoft’s Your Phone App Is Down (Update: It’s back)
- Microsoft is Bringing Dark Mode to Mobile and the Web
- Streamer Review Goes Live on Mixer on September 4
- Mixer Creators Can Get Paid When Viewers Join Xbox Game Pass
- Programming Windows: More Roads Not Taken (Premium)
- Microsoft's only gone and published the exFAT spec, now supports popping it in the Linux kernel
- What comes after Windows 10 19H1? Vanadium
- Why the Periodic Table of Elements Is More Important Than Ever
- Anchor Brewers' Pale Ale - Galaxy