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

Dec 9th 2020

Windows Weekly 702

It's a Cat-Eat-Dog World

Cats vs. Dogs, Android on Windows, Halo Infinite
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Category: News

Cats vs. Dogs, Android on Windows, Halo Infinite

  • Microsoft's holiday 2020 ad is an affront to cat lovers and will not stand
  • Microsoft’s Holiday Commercial is for the Dogs

 

  • Windows 10
  •  So why would anyone want to use Android apps on Windows? Which apps make the cut?
  • Lightroom finally makes it onto Windows on ARM

 

  • Microsoft 365/Cloud
  • Microsoft to change how users can test Teams features
  • Azure Government Top Secret cloud is revealed
  • Microsoft announces this week two more cloud datacenter regions coming "soon": Denmark and Chile.

 

  • Xbox
  •  Microsoft delays Halo Infinite to November 2021
  •  A record year of engagement for Xbox.
  •  The big news: Confirmation of Cloud gaming on PC, iOS in 2021
  •  Minecraft RTX is available for Windows 10!
  •  And Minecraft is the most-streamed game on YouTube … by far.

 

  • Tips and picks
  •  Tip of the week: Turn off stupid crap in the Facebook shortcut bar.
  •  App pick of the week: HBO Max
  •  Enterprise pick of the week: Deploy SSUs and CUs together
  •  Developer pick(s) of the week: A few GitHub announcements from GitHub Universe
  •  Beer pick of the week: Finback Cats are People Too DIPA

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