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

Jan 13th 2021

Windows Weekly 707

One Telemetry at a Time

Thoughts on CES 2021
Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Category: News

CES 2021

  •  There isn't really TOO much excitement, but major announcements from both Intel and AMD will impact the PC industry in 2021.
  •  New PCs, as expected, nothing truly unique.
  •  Intel CEO Swan to be replaced by VMware CEO Gelsinger
  •  Qualcomm buys CPU design firm Nuvia


PCs

  •  The PC market surged in 2020, had its best year since 2015.
  •  Microsoft announced Surface Pro 7+ for businesses and not Surface Pro 8 as expected.
  •  Windows 10 Dev build adds improvements to that new news feed feature


Microsoft

  •  Corporate Vice President Brad Anderson is leaving Microsoft for Qualtrics
  •  Microsoft is finalizing its transition to Azure
  •  Microsoft rolls out its second vertical cloud bundle – for retail


Xbox

  •  Microsoft denies Duracellgate is a thing!
  •  Microsoft Announces Xbox Wireless Controller in Pulse Red


Tips and picks

  •  Tip of the week: Paul's photo management system
  •  App pick of the week: Mozilla Firefox
  •  Enterprise pick of the week: Microsoft increases file upload size for M365
  • Codename pick of the week: Project Peabody
  •  Beer pick of the week: 3Floyd's Gumballhead

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