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

Aug 18th 2021

Windows Weekly 738

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Windows 11 updates, PrintNightmare continues, Xbox Game Pass
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Category: News

Windows 11 updates, PrintNightmare continues, Xbox Game Pass

  • Microsoft lights up more Teams Chat features and delivers updated Windows 11 inbox apps for Insider testers
  • Windows 11 Tip: Change Default Apps


Microsoft Consumer

  •  Microsoft hires former Uber exec in effort to grow its Teams consumer business


PrintNightmare

  •  Microsoft Tries, Again, to Get in Front of Printing Vulnerabilities


Microsoft vs. AWS

  •  Microsoft protests Amazon's $10 billion NSA cloud contract win
  •  Amazon Retail Sales Surpass Walmart


Xbox

  •  Microsoft Reveals More Game Pass Titles for August
  •  Microsoft is Testing a Higher Resolution Dashboard on Xbox Series X
  •  Sea of Thieves Now Has 4.8 Million Active Users


Tips and picks

  •  Tip of the week: Try Game Pass
  •  App pick of the week: elementary OS 6
  •  Enterprise pick of the week: An updated M365 Roadmap site is coming
  •  Buzzword pick of the week: Ransomware
  •  Beer pick of the week: Off Color Brewing Beer for Beaches

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