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

Dec 8th 2021

Windows Weekly 754

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Edge default browser, Windows 11 Notepad, Windows on ARM
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Category: News

Edge default browser, Windows 11 Notepad, Windows on ARM

  •  Microsoft looks ready to make changing browsers on Windows 11 easier
  •  Microsoft Steps Back From the Default Browser Cliff
  •  Microsoft Edges Tries to Convince Users Not to Download Chrome
  •  Microsoft Releases New Windows 11 Pre-Release Build With Several New Features
  •  Microsoft redesigns Notepad for Windows 11
  •  Yep, Microsoft is Redesigning Notepad in Windows 11 Too
  •  Microsoft Confirms It Could Update Windows 11 Before October 2022
  •  Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22518 | Windows Insider Blog


Windows on ARM

  •  Qualcomm Unveils the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 for PCs
  •  Microsoft Preps Native OneDrive Clients for Windows on ARM, M1 Macs
  •  FTC Sues to Block Sale of Arm to Nvidia


Microsoft 365

  •  Microsoft to try to push business customers to longer-term subscriptions via price increases
  •  Microsoft is rolling out this new look for Office that tackles 'pain points' in design


Xbox

  •  Halo Infinite Campaign Preview: Approaching Perfection
  •  Microsoft Sees Success with Xbox Touch Controls
  •  Report: Sony to Merge PS Now, PS Plus, and Take on Xbox Game Pass


Tips and picks

  •  Tip of the week: Thinking About Teams Essentials? Don’t!
  •  App pick of the week: Firefox 95
  •  Enterprise pick of this week: Secured-core servers are here
  •  Enterprise pick of the week: EU regulators are digging into Nuance
  •  Beer pick of the week: Grimm Super Spruce

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