The Windows 11 2022 Update, Windows 95's 27th birthday, Edge Sidebar
- It looks like Microsoft will call the 22H2 update the "Windows 11 2022 Update."
- Today is the 27th anniversary of the launch of Win 95.
- New Win 11 test builds for Dev and Beta channels. Mostly fixes.
- New test build in the Release Preview channel for those on Win 11 22H2. Some minor feature updates.
- Edge gets a sidebar. For some reason.
- Outlook Mobile is now displaying even more ads. And Outlook.com (and other Outlooks) are making ads look like unread emails!
- The pilot of ads in Search in the Microsoft Store begins!
- The new unified Outlook app (Project Monarch) now supports personal accounts (for Office Insiders in the beta channel).
- Microsoft is planning to add a boatload (official term) of features to Whiteboard.
- Google is exiting the IoT market. But Microsoft isn’t. Why?
- Microsoft brings more Wolfenstein and Quake titles to PC Game Pass.
- GeForce NOW can stream 1440p/120 fps in Chrome and Edge.
- Sony finally takes on the Xbox Elite controller.
- Alexa Game Control is coming to Xbox, PC games soon. Why?
Tips and picks
- Tip of the week: Catch the MAUI .NET Conf on replay
- App pick of the week: Death Stranding for PC Game Pass
- Enterprise pick of the week: ACS for Teams hits GA
- Codename pick of the week: O’Hare
- Beer pick of the week: Japas Cervejaria Kasato Maru
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- Microsoft Starts Advertising “Windows 11 2022 Update” to Testers
- When Windows 95 arrived as Windows 3’s successor on 24/8/95, its name turned heads.
- New Windows 11 Insider Builds Hit the Dev and Beta Channels
- Microsoft Adds New Sidebar to its Edge Browser
- Outlook Mobile Now Show Ads to All Free Users
- Enough with the F#*!ing Ads (Premium)
- I feel like it's also a way to try to push people who hate Focused Inbox (like me) to relent.
- Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25188
- Microsoft's new Windows 11 Outlook app now works with personal Microsoft accounts
- Here's what's on the way to Microsoft Whiteboard in 2022
- Google is exiting the IoT services business. Microsoft is doing the opposite
- More Wolfenstein, Quake Games Come to PC Game Pass
- GeForce NOW Adds 1440p/120 fps Streaming in Web Browsers
- Sony Unveils DualSense Edge Controller for PlayStation 5
- Alexa Game Control Coming First to Dead Island 2
- You Can Now Catch .NET Conf: Focus on MAUI on Replay
- Tomorrow Is in Your Hands: Death Stranding Available August 23 with PC Game Pass
- Businesses can now add Microsoft Teams voice and video calling into their own apps
- MICROSOFT CODENAMES
- Kasato Maru