Windows Weekly with Leo Laporte and Paul Thurrott

Aug 17th 2022

Windows Weekly 790

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Live animated widget notifications, Pixel 6a, Dev Box Preview
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Category: News

Live animated widget notifications, Pixel 6a, Dev Box Preview

Windows 11

  • Windows 11 version 22H2 arrives in September
  • Windows 11 is getting widget notifications
  • Camera app goes native on Arm, gets privacy shutter support 
  • Microsoft shuts down Windows Insider enterprise test bed

Microsoft 365

  • Outlook for Windows moves the cheese. Predictably, no one is happy
  • About those ads in Outlook Mobile...

Dev

  • Microsoft makes Dev Box available in preview
  • Microsoft, Canonical bring native .NET to Ubuntu Linux
  • Microsoft launches a Markdown language server

Mobile

  • Android 13 arrives a month early. Any other surprises?
  • Paul reviews the Pixel 6a - It’s terrific.

Xbox

  • Microsoft only sold ~50 million Xbox Ones. Thanks, Kinect!
  • Here is the second round of Game Pass titles for August
  • Sony complains about Microsoft AB acquisition - but there’s a simple fix for Sony’s Microsoft/COD concerns
  • Sony to make an even bigger push on PC gaming
  • Google lets you launch cloud-streaming games from search results

Tips & Picks

  • Tip of the week: Pre-order Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II
  • App pick of the week: Brave for iOS
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Microsoft still won’t say what’s happening with S4BS
  • Codename pick of the week: LaTTe: Language Trajectory Transformer
  • Beer pick of the week: Transmitter Brewing W4 Dry Hopped Gose

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