Windows Weekly with Paul Thurrott, Richard Campbell, and Leo Laporte

Feb 24th 2021

Windows Weekly 713

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Updating Windows, Microsoft Ignite, and Power Fx

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Category: News

Updating Windows, Microsoft Ignite, and Power Fx

Microsoft Office

  •  Microsoft announces two new Office updates for 2021:
  •  Office LTSC
  • Office 2021 for commercial and consumer customers

Windows 10

  •  Microsoft is cutting Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC support from ten years to five
  • Microsoft Brings Another FEP to the Windows Insider Beta Channel
  • Microsoft to talk about the future of mixed reality' at Ignite conference next week

Power Platform

  • Microsoft readies Power Fx, a new Power Platform low-code language
  •  Too late; P# already exists


  •  Microsoft is Selling Replacement SSDs for Surface Pro 7+


  •  Microsoft Concludes Its SolarWinds Investigation
  • Microsoft Calls for Australian-Style Media Arbitration in EU
  • Microsoft unveils three more 'industry clouds' for financial, manufacturing and nonprofit


  •  Microsoft Announces Games for Gold for March
  • Fall Guys Lands on Xbox This Summer
  • Sony is Bringing VR to PlayStation 5
  •  Sony is Bringing PlayStation Games to the PC

Tips and picks

  •  Tip of the week: Buy cereal, get Xbox Game Pass Ultimate
  •  App pick of the week: Tiles 2.0
  • Developer pick of the week: .NET Conf Focus on Windows
  •  Enterprise pick of the week: Automatically translate Word docs into PowerPoints
  •  Beer pick of the week: Delirium Black Barrel Aged

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