Windows Weekly with Paul Thurrott, Richard Campbell, and Leo Laporte

Jan 4th 2023

Windows Weekly 810

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Notepad tabs, Stack Overflow 2022 developer survey, LastPass alternatives
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Category: News

Notepad tabs, Stack Overflow 2022 developer survey, LastPass alternatives

Windows

  • Microsoft’s next Moment for Windows 11 is on the way
  • Microsoft is testing tabs in Notepad internally
  • This is what we’re reduced to with the Windows 11 team, a 25-year old debate about MDI and SDI
  • Google is changing the Chrome release schedule again... no word from the Edge team

Services

  • Bing is reportedly going to get a ChatGPT upgrade to take on Google Search

CES

  • Intel announces 13th Gen Core chipsets for mobile
  • New PCs from Acer, HP, etc.
  • Matter Devices
  • Masonite Smart Door
  • Shiftall Mutalk
  • Surface Laptop 2 is no longer supported. It’s four years old

Dev

  • Stack Overflow releases its 2022 survey. Lots of interesting data in there

Xbox

  • Ahead of Tuesday’s pre-trial hearing, Microsoft responds to FTC complaint... and everyone focuses on the exact wrong thing, again
  • Microsoft’s strategy for the FTC: Be the nice guy
  • Alone in Big Tech, Microsoft embraces unions
  • Here are the Games with Gold for January
  • Epic Games settles with FTC, will pay $520 million fine

Tips & Picks

  • Tip of the week: Dump LastPass?
  • App pick of the week: Xbox Live Gold
  • Bourbon pick of the week: Fable & Folly by Orphan Barrel

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