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

Apr 7th 2021

Windows Weekly 719

Project Sous Vide

OpenJDK, Paint in the Windows Store, Azure outages, Azure immersion cooling
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Category: News

OpenJDK, Paint in the Windows Store, Azure outages, Azure immersion cooling

Microsoft rolls out a preview of OpenJDK

  • mikMicrosoft rolls out its OpenJDK preview release
  • Sun vs. Microsoft battle over Java drags on
  • Programming Windows: Hello, Visual J++
  • Google Wins Java Copyright Case
  • Android Now Supports Rust for Low-Level Code


Windows 10

  • Microsoft Paint is Finally Available in the Microsoft Store, Sort Of
  • Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21354


Surface

  • Here Comes Surface Laptop 4


Cloud

  • Microsoft Cloud services were down for some users
  • Microsoft: Here's what caused our Azure cloud-computing outage
  • Microsoft gets two-phase immersion cooling running in an Azure data center


Corporate

  • Microsoft pushes back 'full' Redmond campus reopening to September 7
  • It's official: Microsoft Build will be May 25 to 27


Xbox

  • More Games Are Coming to Xbox Game Pass This Month
  • MLB The Show 21 is Coming to Xbox Game Pass on Day One


Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Kensington's VeriMark Windows Hello fingerprint reader
  • App pick of the week: Parallels Toolbox 4.5 for Windows and Mac
  • Enterprise pick of the week: How to use Word/Teams as a teleprompter in presentations
  • (Fake) Codename pick of the week: Boa
  • Beer pick of the week: Grimm Black Forest

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