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

Nov 25th 2020

Windows Weekly 700

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Android Apps on Windows, Coupons on Edge, Microsoft Bob
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Windows + PC

  • Is the pandemic PC buying frenzy over? Data point: HP PC sales were flat YOY.
  • Mary Jo Foley says: Buying a PC right now is not easy. Ask me how I know.
  • Chrome support for Windows 7 is extended by 6 months.
  • There have been more Insider builds since last week but no new features.
  • Microsoft may be looking to allow Android apps in the Microsoft Store.


Microsoft 365

  • Microsoft 365 Business Premium is on sale this week.
  • Microsoft finally begins adding consumer features to Teams on desktop and web.
  • Microsoft adds shopping features to Microsoft Edge.
  • There are many other new features for Microsoft Edge.


Microsoft

  • Microsoft co-founder looks back on what he got right and wrong in "The Road Ahead".
  • Microsoft among firms petitioning court to protect its data from Google during antitrust case.


Xbox

  • A weak final 2020 outing for Games with Gold. Is this promotion coming to a close?
  • Flight Simulator makes the US look prettier. When is it coming to Xbox?
  • Microsoft to bring Game Streaming to smart TVs in 2021. What about console, PC, Mac, web, and iOS?
  • No consoles for you in Xbox Black Friday deals.
  • Related: GeForce Now comes to iOS via the web too.


Tips and Picks

  • Tip of the week: Meet Now is available on the web and in the latest version of Windows 10, on the taskbar.
  • App pick of the week: Vivaldi
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Salesforce could buy Slack.
  • Codename pick of the week: Utopia
  • Cocktail pick of the week: Thanksgiving Cranberry Cider Sipper

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