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

Dec 15th 2021

Windows Weekly 755

Chris Caps the Year

Microsoft CMO Chris Capossela Stops by Windows Weekly
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Guests: Chris Capossela
Category: News

Deck the halls with Log4j patches

  •  Log4j flaw: Now state-backed hackers are using bug as part of attacks, warns Microsoft


Ringing the antitrust bells

  •  Vivaldi: Microsoft is Up To Its Old Tricks Again
  •  Oh, Microsoft (Premium)
  •  Microsoft doubles down on its strategy to get more Windows 11 users on Edge


Windows Wonderland

  • Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22523 | Windows Insider Blog
  •  Hands-On with the Redesigned Notepad for Windows 11
  •  Windows Terminal to Become Default Windows 11 Command Line Experience


Microsoft Teams

  •  Microsoft releases end-to-end encryption for Teams calls
  • Microsoft Teams search just got this major update


Surface

  •  iFixit Partners with Microsoft on Surface Repair Tools


Xbox

  •  Microsoft Rebrands Xbox Game Pass for PC
  •  Microsoft Announces More Game Pass Titles for December
  •  Sony to Release PS5 Covers in 2022
  •  Google is Bringing Play Store Games to Windows


Tips and picks

  •  Tip of the week: Check out this incredible documentary about the history of Xbox

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