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

Oct 29th 2019

Windows Weekly 645

Windows Dos Equis

Windows 10x Leak, Microsoft Makes Big $$$
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Category: News

Microsoft earnings

  • Is bazillion a thing? It should be - for the quarter ending September 30, Microsoft posted a net income of $10.7 billion on revenue of $33.1 billion, and both were well above estimates.
  • MJ: Microsoft 365 is the new number to watch
  • PT: It’s all about AI and Commercial Cloud, and not at all about Xbox and Surface - Plus, developers, developers, developers!

Major Windows 10X leak confirms our laptop claims

  • We've been saying that Windows 10X/LiteOS is not just for dual-screen PCs. That's been confirmed by a new leak, which also shows off how much like Chrome OS this thing looks.

More Windows

  • Microsoft Terminal gets an improved tabbed UI
  • MJF's Surface Laptop 3 review is in (after one week of use)

JEDI

  • Microsoft wins $10 billion JEDI contract, but Amazon is going to fight back

Xbox

  • Xbox All Access provides a roadmap to Scarlett
  • Designed for Xbox goes mobile for Project xCloud
  • Another hugely popular streamer heads to Mixer

Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Pin frequently-used websites to the taskbar with the new Edge
  • App pick of the week: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Enterprise pick of the week: The new Project service is ready and rolling out
  • Codename pick of the week: Project Turing
  • Beer pick of the week: Prairie Birthday Bomb 

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