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

Jan 12th 2022

Windows Weekly 759

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Windows 11, Microsoft HoloLens, Microsoft 365
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Category: News

Windows 11, Microsoft HoloLens, Microsoft 365

  •  Microsoft Issues First Windows 11 Build of the New Year
  •  Microsoft Issues New Windows 11 Build to the Dev Channel
  •  Stardock Releases Start11 v1.1
  •  Tip: Get the New Windows 11 Media Player Now


AR/VR/XR

  • Microsoft Hit by Defections as Tech Giants Battle for Talent to Build the Metaverse - WSJ
  •  Meta Platforms Halts VR and AR Operating System Project — The Information
  •  Magic Leap Targets Medical Customers for Its Augmented Reality Headset - Bloomberg
  •  CES 2022: Microsoft, Qualcomm to collaborate on custom augmented-reality chips


Microsoft 365

  •  Microsoft is rolling out the ability to chat across personal and business Teams accounts
  •  Microsoft adds more Teams, Viva features for frontline workers


Microsoft Surface

  •  Surface Pro 8 with LTE is now available to order from the Microsoft Store | Windows Central


Xbox

  • Report: Microsoft Has Sold 12 Million Xbox Series X|S Consoles
  •  Sony to Continue PS4 Production Through 2022


Tips and Picks

  • Tip of the week: How to use the Quick Access menu
  •  App pick of the week: Firefox 96
  •  Codename pick of the week: Gibraltar
  •  Cocktail pick of the week: Blue Bomber

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