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

Feb 17th 2021

Windows Weekly 712

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Windows 10 21H1, Intel vs. Apple, Microsoft may buy Pinterest
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Category: News

Windows 10 21H1, Intel vs. Apple, Microsoft may buy Pinterest

Windows 10

  • Microsoft finally confirms Windows 10 version 21H1, stating that it will be a minor cumulative update like 2004 and 20H2.
  • Yes, 21H1 is a Thing!
  • New Windows Insider Build Adds a Few Minor Improvements
  • Intel Takes on Apple M1 with New Series of “Go PC” Ads


Microsoft Edge

  • Microsoft Edge Now Uses Adaptive Notifications
  • Microsoft to add 'Kids Mode' to Chromium-based Edge browser


Microsoft 365

  •  Microsoft's unified Office app is now available for iPad
  •  Why did it take a year for Microsoft to bring Office app to iPad?


Surface

  •  Surface Duo Drops to $999, Heads to the UK


More Microsoft

  • Why does Microsoft keep trying to buy its way into the consumer market?
  • Microsoft Collaborates with VW on Automated Driving Platform


Xbox

  •  Microsoft Announces the Xbox Wireless Headset
  •  Microsoft Brings FPS Boost to Backward Compatible Games
  •  Xbox Cloud Gaming for the PC Moves Closer Towards Release
  •  Here are the Next Titles Coming to Game Pass This Month
  •  Flight Simulator Update Brings Enhanced Visuals for the UK and Ireland


Tips and picks

  •  Tip of the week: Pay for what matters
  •  App pick of the week: LastPass
  •  Dev pick of the week: Dapr 1.0
  •  Codename pick of the week: Atlas
  •  Beer pick of the week: Maine Second Dinner

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