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

Apr 28th 2021

Windows Weekly 722

Everyone's Drinkin' at Home

Learning from Microsoft's Q3 earnings
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Category: News

MSFT Q3 FY21 earnings

  • Paul Thurrott's Short Takes: Microsoft Earnings Special Edition
  •  Microsoft Posts Huge Numbers in Latest Quarter
  •  Microsoft says Windows 10 now on 1.3 billion monthly active devices
  •  Microsoft: Teams is now at 145 million daily active users
  •  Sony Has Sold Almost 8 Million PlayStation 5 Consoles
  •  Microsoft: LinkedIn topped $3 billion in ad revenue in last year, outpacing Snap and Pinterest
  •  Spotify Now Has 356 Million Users
  • Intel Reports Flat Revenues Despite PC Boom
  •  AMD’s Datacenter Revenues More Than Doubled in Quarter
  •  Alphabet Announces Quarterly Results


Fun

  •  Microsoft Wants a New Font
  •  MyBuild
  • Yusuf Mehdi | Twitter


Windows 10

  •  Windows 10 Version 20H2 Hits 40 Percent Usage Share
  •  Releasing Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.3740.0 to the Beta & Release Preview Channels
  •  Microsoft to bring News and Interests feature to Windows 10 users running 1909 and above


Microsoft 365

  • Microsoft makes previews available of its non-subscription Office products
  • Amazon Announces New Fire HD 10 Tablets
  •  Viva Learning Enters Public Preview
  •  Microsoft Classroom Pen 2 Arrives Next Week


Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Games with Gold
  •  App pick of the week: Xbox Cloud Gaming Beta
  •  Enterprise pick of the week: Cheat sheet: How to join Teams meetings from work conference rooms
  •  Codename pick of the week: Alexandria
  •  Beer pick of the week: Evil Twin Stay Home (version 3, the Royal Treatment)

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