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

May 5th 2021

Windows Weekly 723

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Goodbye Flash, Windows 10 21H1, Halo Infinite
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Category: News

Windows 10

  • Microsoft Gets Ready for Windows 10 Version 21H1
  • Microsoft to Remove Flash from Windows in July

Linux

  • Microsoft buys Flatcar Container Linux creator Kinvolk
  • Microsoft's new open-source tool could stop your AI from getting hacked


Microsoft 365, Office 365

  • Microsoft to add 'Reading Progress' tool to Teams for Education
  • Microsoft: It's 90 days until the end of Skype for Business Online, here's what to expect
  • Show Changes is Now Available in Excel for the Web

Xbox

  • Microsoft Eases Fees for PC Game Developers
  • Microsoft’s Store Fee Change Could Come to Xbox Too
  • Halo Infinite to Support Cross-Play and Cross-Progression
  • Epic Won’t Release Fortnite on Xbox Cloud Gaming
  • Nearly 100 Xbox Titles now Support FPS Boost
  • Microsoft Announces First Game Pass Titles for May
  • Sony Partners with Discord

Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Get Windows 10 version 21H1 right now
  • App pick of the week: Vivaldi 3.8
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Goals!
  • Enterprise pick of the week, 2: Windows Server 2022
  • Cocktail pick of the week: Pink Paloma

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