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

Jul 28th 2021

Windows Weekly 735

So I Kept Drinking

Microsoft's Q2 2021 earnings
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Category: News

Microsoft beats earnings estimates

  •  Microsoft Posts Revenues of $46.2 Billion in Q2 2021
  •  Microsoft: Component shortages not going away any time soon
  •  Microsoft Teams hits 250 million monthly active user milestone
  •  Microsoft says LinkedIn is now a $10 billion business
  •  Paul Thurrott's Short Takes: Microsoft Earnings Special Edition | Petri
  •  Apple Posts Revenues of $81.4 Billion in Q2 2021
  •  Alphabet Reports Revenues of $61.9 Billion in Q2 2021
  •  AMD Revenues Doubled in the Previous Quarter
  •  Intel Reports Record Revenues from PCs
  •  Intel Delivers a New Product Roadmap


Windows

  • Microsoft Issues Another Pre-Release Windows 11 Update
  • 26 Percent of Windows 10 PCs are Running 21H1
  • Microsoft Releases Edge 92, Outlook Extension for Edge


Windows Server moves back to a sane servicing schedule

  •  Microsoft outlines its new support plans for Windows Server


Microsoft's rumored fall hardware launch

  •  Alleged images of Microsoft Surface Duo 2 dual-screen Android device leak


Xbox

  • Microsoft Announces Games with Gold for August
  • Sony Has Sold 10 Million PlayStation 5 Consoles


Tips and picks

  •  Tip of the week: Save big on Xbox and PC games
  • App pick of the week: Flight Simulator for Xbox Series X|S and Game Pass
  •  App pick of the week: Flight Simulator Hardware
  •  App pick of the week: Parallels Toolbox 5
  •  Enterprise pick of the week: Windows 365 – things to know ahead of next week
  •  Enterprise pick of the week: PowerApp price cuts are coming!
  •  Beer pick of the week: Drekker Chonk

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