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

Oct 27th 2021

Windows Weekly 748

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Microsoft Q1 Earnings, Android on Windows 11, .NET 6
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Category: News

Microsoft Earnings

  • Microsoft Q1 powered by cloud as most units, product lines shine
  • Microsoft Earnings Soar 22 Percent to $45.3 Billion
  • Microsoft adds 23k employees in one year, growing 14% despite pandemic and tight labor market - GeekWire
  • Intel Reports Small Drop in PC Revenues
  • Google Revenues Grew 41 Percent to $65 Billion

Android Apps on Windows 11

  • Hands-On with Android on Windows 11: Not as Seamless as Promised

Windows 11

  • AMD, Microsoft Deliver Windows 11 Performance Fixes
  • Microsoft to try again to reach the K-12 market with a new low-cost Surface laptop: Report

Windows 10

  • Microsoft tells Windows 10 users to prepare for the November 21H2 update
  • Windows 10 users get PC Health Check app for diagnostics and troubleshooting


  • Microsoft Backs Down From Open-Source Mistake
  • Adobe Photoshop is Coming to the Web


  • Microsoft Delivers the October Update for Xbox
  • Microsoft Teases the Halo: Infinite Campaign

Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Don't be like Paul Thurrott: Remember your travel tech — particularly your power adapters.
  • App pick of the week: Stardock Fences 4
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Clear Software
  • Codename pick of the week: Project Zerix
  • Beer pick of the week: Citizen Cider Wit's Up

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