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

Dec 22nd 2021

Windows Weekly 756

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Revisiting Microsoft's 2021 and looking to the future.
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Category: News

Revisiting Microsoft's 2021 and looking to the future.

  • With the rollout of 21H2, Microsoft moves Windows 10 to annual updates
  • Microsoft officially acknowledges Windows 10X isn't happening
  • Microsoft brings Windows to the cloud with Windows 365 and Cloud PC
  • Microsoft to make hybrid meetings work better with new Teams features coming later this year
  • Microsoft talks with Discord end with no buy for now: Report


What's Likely for Microsoft in 2022?

  •  Microsoft to extend its 'enterprise metaverse' strategy with Mesh for Teams
  •  How Microsoft is looking to MetaOS to make Microsoft 365 a 'whole life' experience
  •  What's next for the Microsoft Cloud
  •  Microsoft redesigns Notepad for Windows 11
  •  Microsoft introduces Windows 11 SE, new $250 Surface Laptop SE for the education market
  •  Does Windows on Arm have a future?
  •  Microsoft to increase Microsoft 365, Office 365 commercial prices in March 2022
  •  Microsoft to replace its many mail variants with 'One Outlook'


News From the Past Week

  • Bingo Was Almost Cortana’s Name-O
  • Google Touts Android App Usage on Chrome OS
  • Microsoft to buy Xandr ad marketplace from AT&T


Tips and Picks

  • Tip of the week: Check out this incredible documentary about the history of Xbox
  •  App pick of the week: Firewatch
  •  Enterprise pick of the week: Azure Space adds more partners, functionality
  •  Codename pick of the week: Florence
  •  Beer pick of the week: Brasserie d'Achouffe N'ice Chouffe

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