Windows Weekly with Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott

Oct 3rd 2019

Windows Weekly 641


Microsoft Fall 2019 Event, New Surface, Surface Neo, Surface Duo
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Category: News

Microsoft Fall 2019 Event

  • Our description of the event, setting the stage from inside the 'tent'  
  • Paul is pumped!
  • Everything was leaked before the event, okay, not all of it 

Microsoft rolls out a bunch of Surfii (Surfaces?)

  • New Surface Pro 7 
  • ARM-based Surface ProX 
  • 2 new Surface Laptop 3 models, a 13" and a 15" 
  • Is the new Surface Laptop 3 15" lappable? Let's ask MJF, the queen of lappability. Is it Thunderboltable? Let's ask PBT, the king of Thunderboltabilty
  • Everything will ship later this month

The new Surface kids on the block 

  • Surface Neo: Microsoft's long-rumored "Centaurus"/Courier 2.0 
  • Surface Duo: An Android phone 
  • Both coming Holiday 2020 

Other Surface stuff 

  • Surface Earbuds: $249! They look like saucers 
  • New Surface Slim Pen 
  • New magnetic keyboard without a trackpad for the Surface Neo

Windows 10X 

  • What is this thing and where did it come from? 
  • Related (sort of): Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) is here 

Other stuff

  • Windows 10 version 1903 is now broadly available 
  • New titles for October in Xbox Game Pass for Console

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