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

May 19th 2021

Windows Weekly 725

Leveraging Learnings

Microsoft Build preview
Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Category: News

 Microsoft officially acknowledges Windows 10X isn't happening

  •  Microsoft Confirms 10X Death, Will Bring Some Features to Windows 10
  •  Windows 10 Version 21H1 is Now Available
  •  Microsoft Details Deprecated and Removed Features in Windows 10 Version 21H1
  •  Microsoft shares more on what's coming in Windows Server 2022
  •  Microsoft is planning a big refresh to the Windows 10 UI with 'Sun Valley' in 21H2: Report
  •  Here's why we think it's time Microsoft made a Windows 11


More Windows

  •  Microsoft is dropping support for IE on many versions of Windows 10 on June 15, 2022
  •  Adobe Photoshop is Now Native on Windows 10 on ARM
  •  Notebook PC Sales Almost Doubled in Q1


Google I/O

  •  Google Announces Android 12 Beta
  •  Google Maps is About to Get a Lot More Useful
  •  Google beefs up Workspace security with these new features
  •  Microsoft to open source Fluid Framework; previews end-user experience
  •  Google I/O 2021: A peek into 3D video chat booth Project Starline
  •  Google Announces Flutter 2.2


Microsoft Build

  •  Microsoft Build: MyBuild
  •  Microsoft's Visual Studio 2022 is moving to 64-bit
  •  MyBuild - Your home for Microsoft Build


Teams 'Personal' features are live

  •  Microsoft makes Teams consumer features generally available


Xbox

  •  Microsoft Announces Game Pass Titles for the Rest of May


Tips and picks

  •  Tip of the week: HD and lossless audio is coming, deal with it correctly
  •  App pick of the week: Windows 10 version 21H1
  •  Codename picks of the week: Nickel, Cherry Hill
  •  Beer pick of the week: Jack's Abby Post-Shift Pilsner

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