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

Aug 17th 2022

Windows Weekly 790


Live animated widget notifications, Pixel 6a, Dev Box Preview
Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
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...


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


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


  • 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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