Surface Rumors go round and round
- Surface Go with Core m3 rumored - This is what the processor should have always been.
- Microsoft patents a portable speaker. It's almost certainly for businesses.
- October 2 is just 3 weeks away
- Microsoft finally details what's new in Windows 10 version 19H2, makes it available to all Insiders (in Slow)
- Your Phone calling functionality is coming to non-Samsung handsets
- New 20H1 builds today: WSL improvements, last week: New 20H1 build brings renamable virtual desktops.
- Microsoft Teams is coming to Linux eventually. (So, too, is the new Microsoft Edge. Plus a look back at Office for Linux.)
- Semi-related: Richard Stallman gave a talk about free software at MS last week. Not kidding
- New Microsoft To-Do looks like old Wunderlist - Announced right after Wunderlist founder offered to buy back the app from Microsoft
- TomTom expands its deal with Microsoft to include connected vehicles
Microsoft, the musical
- Microsoft interns release a goofy musical video explaining that it's actually fun to work at Microsoft. No, really. They're happy not working at Google. Probably.
Tips and picks
- Tip of the week: Microsoft (often) offers the best trade-in value on Galaxy Note 10, 10+
- Looking for a new Samsung Galaxy Note 10 or 10+? Microsoft might be your best bet. But you gotta move quick.
- More: Windows 10 Field Guide has been updated for 19H2
- More: Gears 5 is now available to everyone. But don't buy it. Do this instead.
- App pick of the week: Vivaldi
- More: Microsoft's first new PowerToys are out. One of them is worth considering.
- Enterprise pick of the week: Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) evaluation lab
- Codename pick of the week: Manganese
- Whiskey picks of the week: Macallan 12 Year Old, Aberlour A'bunadh
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- Could Microsoft introduce an Intel Core m3-based Surface Go, after all?
- Microsoft Patent Shows Off New Portable Speaker
- Microsoft patents a mini speaker that could complement its Teams service
- Windows Insider Program Finally Cleans Up Its 19H2 Mess
- Yes, Phone Calling in Windows 10 is Coming to Non-Samsung Handsets
- Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18980 Brings WSL Improvements
- New 20H1 Build Brings Virtual Desktops Renaming to All
- Microsoft Teams for Linux client: It's happening
- Free software advocate Richard Stallman spoke at Microsoft Research this week
- Microsoft redesigns To Do to make it look more like its Wunderlist predecessor
- Wunderlist Creator Wants to Buy Back the App From Microsoft
- TomTom's navigation technology is now part of Microsoft's Connected Vehicle Platform
- Microsoft the Musical
- Microsoft Offers Up to $650 on Trade-In for Galaxy Note10 or Note10+
- Windows 10 Field Guide Updated for 19H2
- Gears 5 Early Access is Now Available
- Vivaldi Finally Launches Mobile Browser
- Microsoft’s First Rebooted PowerToys Go Live
- Test security products the right way and find new protection features with MDATP evaluation lab
- Macallan 12