Welcome to 2020!
- PT starts the year with a rant thoughtful commentary about the state of Windows
- MJF looks back at the decade that MS became a cloud company
- A couple of the original Red Dog 'dream team' reflect on the last decade
CES: Lots of new Windows 10 PCs, including a number of foldables
- No Windows 10X yet
- But lots of dual- and folding-display designs for some reason
- And some gaming PCs, etc.
Let's talk Windows 7!
- Mary Jo has been using Windows 7 on her podcast PC. And Paul just switched back to Windows 7 temporarily. Some thoughts…
- Windows 7 gets its last free security update on Jan. 14
- Reminder: Security Essentials actually will keep getting updated after Jan. 14 (MS changed its documentation)
- Related: Chredge starts rolling out to the mainstream on Jan. 15 - And you can run it side-by-side with old Edge if you want
- Microsoft and leakers start revealing more about Xbox One, Series X:
- Pricing thoughts
- AMD dishes on the ports, incorrectly
- And, in a leak, the real ports
- January Games with Gold
Tips and picks
- Tip of the week: Game Pass is still one of the best deals in gaming
- Plus: A quick update on Microsoft's Windows Weekly giveaways!
- App pick of the week: Vivaldi 2.10, another Chrome alternative
- Enterprise pick of the week: Windows Server 2008/R2 users: You have an Azure out
- Codename pick(s) of the week: Spartan, Anaheim and O'Hare (oh my!)
- Beer pick of the week: Evil Twin's Even More Jesus
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The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin.
- Thinking About Windows in 2020
- The 2010s: Microsoft, the cloud company
- Azure founders reflect on Microsoft's first decade as a public cloud vendor
- Some Gaming PC's, etc.
- Ericsson to build its Connected Vehicle Cloud on top of Microsoft's Connected Vehicle Platform
- Living with Windows 7: Hello Again, Old Friend
- Microsoft Security Essentials To Get Updates After Windows 7 EoS
- Microsoft gets ready to roll out the new Edge to Windows 10 via Windows Update
- You’ll Be Able to Run New Edge and Edge Legacy Side-by-Side
- Pricing the Next Generation Xbox
- AMD Reveals Xbox Series X Ports
- The Ports on the Xbox Series X
- Microsoft Reveals January’s Games with Gold Early
- Microsoft Announces First Games Pass Titles of 2020 for PC, Console
- Congratulations to Microsoft’s Windows Weekly Giveaway Winners!
- Vivaldi 2.10 Improves Site Compatibility, Themes
- Microsoft offers Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 users a new way to extend support for free
- Even More Jesus