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

Oct 20th 2021

Windows Weekly 747

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Windows Subsystem for Android & the Army's AR Headset
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Category: News

Windows Subsystem for Android & the Army's AR Headset

  •  Microsoft releases the first preview of its Windows Subsystem for Android
  •  Microsoft Publishes Windows Subsystem for Android Guidelines for Devs
  • First Android Apps Preview Comes to … the Beta Channel?
  •  Microsoft starts testing 'Update Stack Packages' to help streamline the Windows updating process
  •  Microsoft fixes AMD CPU performance issue with new Windows 11 test build
  •  Windows 11 known issues and notifications | Microsoft Docs
  •  Releasing Windows 10 Build 19043.1319 (21H1) to Release Preview Channel | Windows Insider Blog
  •  Releasing Windows 10 Build 19044.1319 (21H2) to Release Preview Channel | Windows Insider Blog
  •  Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22483 | Windows Insider Blog


The U.S. Army's AR Headset

  • U.S. Army postpones its $22 billion Microsoft augmented-reality headset deliverables to late 2022


Developers

  •  Microsoft Officially Deprecates UWP
  •  vscode.dev Visual Studio Code for the Web
  •  Learn to build great Progressive Web Apps - Microsoft Edge Blog


Xbox

  • Microsoft to Celebrate Xbox 20th Anniversary with Back-to-Back Game Launches
  •  Microsoft Announces More Game Pass Titles for October
  •  Minecraft is Coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC
  •  Microsoft Releases Final Seasonal Update for Halo: MCC
  •  Microsoft’s Xbox Mini Fridge Arrives
  • Xbox Hosts a Retro Indie Game Sale


Tips and picks

  • Hardware pick of the week: Luna Display
  •  App pick of the week: Parallels Desktop 17.1
  •  Enterprise pick of the week: SysInternals is in the Microsoft Store
  •  Enterprise pick of the week: Azure Stack HCI 21H2 is out
  •  Beer pick of the week: Fifth Hammer Scary Spice

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