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

Mar 17th 2021

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Intel's "Go PC" campaign and its response to Apple Silicon
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Category: News

Intel's "Go PC" campaign and its response to Apple Silicon

You're a PC. I'm a PC. We are all PCs.

  •  Justin Long is No Longer a Mac in New Intel Ads
  •  Intel Releases 11th-Generation Core Desktop Processors
  •  AMD Launches Ryzen Pro 5000 Series Mobile Processors


Windows

  •  Microsoft makes changes to Windows 10 inbox apps with the latest Dev Channel test build
  •  Microsoft to block users from getting paid apps from the Microsoft Stores for Business, Education as of April
  •  Microsoft Releases Windows Community Toolkit 7


Edge

  • Microsoft to add new 'Extended Stable' Edge option, updating every eight weeks


Cloud

  • Microsoft's latest cloud authentication outage: What went wrong
  • Microsoft Testifies at House Hearing, Google Lashes Out


Microsoft 365

  •  Skype Desktop App Now Supports Noise Cancelation
  •  PowerPoint Presenter Coach is Now Available


Xbox

  • Xbox Wireless Headset is Now Available
  • Here are the Titles Coming to Xbox Game Pass in Late March
  • 5 Bethesda Games Get FPS Boost on Xbox Series X|S


Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Switch to Microsoft for password management and autofill
  • App pick of the week: Xbox Game Pass
  • Enterprise picks of the week: A one-click mitigation tool for the Exchange hack, Moar Azure Availability Zones
  • Beer pick of the week: Burley Oak Shamrock Shake Stout

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