Pluton, Mac vs PC, Xbox Series X
- Microsoft's Pluton security processor
- What is Pluton?
- Coming to Intel, AMD, and Qualcomm processors starting next year
- Precursors: TPM … and then Xbox security processor and the Pluton security subsystem in Azure Sphere
- Macs vs. PCs
- The first reviews of Apple's Silicon devices are in. And, not surprisingly, they're very positive
- Related: Microsoft explains how Office will work on new Macs
- Related: Photoshop comes to Arm on Windows and macOS
- Meanwhile: Microsoft publishes end of device support dates for Surface devices
- What does this mean? Are there any exceptions? How does this relate to the Windows support lifecycle?
- Windows 10
- New Dev Channel build today with fixes/no features and still no word from MS on what's next
- Microsoft pauses optional updates for December for the holidays - It's like Christmas in December!
- A quick check-in on issues affecting Win 10 20H2
- Microsoft Edge notifications are about to get better
- What's next for Microsoft Search?
- Windows Search integration, Dynamics 365 integration, more semantic capabilities, and lots more starting in December
- Project Reunion update
- Preview 3 of WinUI 3 is here
- In other developer news: Look who's working for Microsoft now. All hail the Python BDFL!
- Biggest. Xbox. Launch. Ever. Also, Commercial Cloud.
- Where have all the Xboxes gone? Long time passing. When will they ever learn?
- With the release of Halo 4 for PC, Halo: The MCC is now optimized for Xbox Series X|S
- Tips and picks
- App pick of the week: Google Photos
- App pick of the week #2: Halo 4 remastered for PC and Halo: MCC optimized for Series X|S
- Enterprise pick of the week: Dataflex, Project Oakdale, and now Dataverse
- Codename pick of the week: Sabre
- Beer pick of the week: Torch and Crown King Elizabeth Barleywine
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- Microsoft Announces Pluton Security Processor
- Microsoft to deliver Azure Sphere, a Linux-based chip and cloud security service, in February 2020
- Microsoft Updates on Office on Apple Silicon-Based Macs
- Photoshop Comes to ARM on Windows and macOS
- Microsoft goes public with more Surface driver, firmware end-of-support dates
- Microsoft hits the brakes on Windows 10 updates in December 2020
- Windows 10, version 20H2 and Windows Server, version 20H2
- Microsoft Improves Notifications in Edge
- Microsoft Search: What you need to know
- WinUI 3.0 Preview 3 is Now Available
- Guido van Rossum, the Python language's founder, joins Microsoft
- Xbox Launch is Biggest in History, But Specifics are Left Out
- Microsoft Expects Console Shortages Into 2021
- Halo: The Master Chief Collection is Now Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
- Halo 4 Remastered Arrives on PC
- Google Photos Will No Longer Offer Free and Unlimited Storage
- Thinking About Google Photos (Premium)
- Microsoft makes Power Platform tools, Dataverse data platform available for Teams
- KING ELIZABETH