It's Windows 10 20H2 time! Also, Edge on Linux
- Microsoft releases the October 2020 Update to 'seekers'
- Here are the "biggest" new features
- Here are the known issues
- Here is when Microsoft will halt the release because of problems. Kidding. Maybe.
- More Windows News
- New Dev channel build brings theme-aware splash screens to some built-in apps
- Windows 10 comes to Chromebook (Enterprise) via Parallels Desktop.
- Semi-related: A Your Phone rant by MJF. This should be a great app. It's not but I hope it's fixable.
- The Office PWA saga continues
- Office PWAs were being installed on Insider PCs. And then on normal PCs. Now, Microsoft says it's just a bug in Edge and will be fixed. That said… Shouldn't these apps be installed in Windows 10?
- And speaking of PWAs: There's a way to start testing by putting them in the Microsoft Store with PWA Builder
- Hell freezes over. Again.
- Microsoft releases Edge browser preview on Linux.
- Semi-related: Chromium-based WebView2 starts rolling out (Win32 only)
- Cloud News
- Microsoft launches Azure into space.
- Microsoft launches Azure in a container (again?)
- Xbox News
- Halo: The Master Chief Collection is getting a 120 fps upgrade on Xbox Series X|S
- October Update for Xbox is available. And yes, this is what the Xbox Series X|S UI will look like too.
- Related: Sony PS5 UI looks … familiar.
- Tips and picks
- Tip of the week: How to get Windows 10 20H2. If you're on Windows 10 version 1903 or newer, check for updates: If your PC configuration is not blocked, you'll get it. More technical users who aren't worried can simply get the update from the Update Assistant or the newly-available ISO.
- Tip of the week #2: Here's how to "fix" Alt + Tab in 20H2. Don't like how Edge tabs appear as their own "apps" in Alt + Tab? Here's how to fix that problem. (I hate it.)
- Enterprise pick of the week: Microsoft, the live events consultant. Microsoft isn't running just its own live events. It's now seemingly in the business
- Codename pick of the week: Akri. Is Kubernetes driving you over the edge? You need Akri. Akri (translates to "edge" in Greek) is a new open source project. Akri (sort of) stands for A Kubernetes Interface for the edge. This is for edge devices too small to run Kubernetes themselves and which users may want to connect to Kubernetes.
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- Windows 10 Update: Microsoft kicks off its 20H2 feature rollout
- What’s New in Windows 10 Version 20H2
- Microsoft posts known issue list for Windows 10 20H2
- Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 20241
- Parallels Desktop Comes to Chromebook Enterprise
- Microsoft is Testing Office PWAs in Windows 10
- Here's why you might see Office PWAs auto-installing on Windows 10
- Bringing Chromium Edge PWAs (Progressive Web Apps) to the Microsoft Store
- Microsoft releases Chromium-based Edge preview for Linux
- Microsoft Edge WebView2 is Now Generally Available
- Microsoft launches Azure Space initiative; partners with SpaceX
- Introducing the Microsoft Azure Modular Datacenter
- Microsoft Moves Away from Data Center Containers
- Halo Master Chief Collection To Receive a 120FPS Upgrade
- October Xbox Update is Now Available
- Sony Shows Off the PlayStation 5 UI for the First Time
- Download Windows 10
- Enabling the digital transformation of CES 2021
- Announcing Akri, an open source project for building a connected edge with Kubernetes
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