- Windows Virtual Desktop is now feature-complete
- Patch all the Windows things: New wormable Remote Desktop Services flaws found and patched
- Microsoft releases two different builds of Windows 10 19H2 for some reason - OK, it's really testing a new controlled feature rollout (CFR) system.
- Related: Latest Edge Dev channel release adds Dark Mode tweaks, more
- Bill Nye pushes Chromebooks now. He once hosted Microsoft's virtual Windows Me launch event!
- Intel announces a new sticker for laptops! Just what we wanted.
- Cortana is removed from yet another entry-point, this time from the Johnson Controls GLAS. It's fine. Everyone is happy.
- Is the Harman-Kardon Invoke next up to lose Cortana?
- It's official: Microsoft has removed Office 2019 from its Home Use Program. It's fine. Everyone is happy.
- Microsoft kills Super Duper Graphics Pack for Minecraft. Apparently, it can only handle 8-bit graphics.
- Microsoft game studio completes development of Gears 5, on track for early September launch
- Related (sports/games): The Sounders have new owners, including a very unlikely cast of current and former MS characters
Tips and picks
- Tip of the week: Understand your Windows 10 recovery options
- Related: This is how I configure Windows 10 (Premium article, also in Windows 10 Field Guide)
- App pick of the week: Stardock utilities for Windows 10
- Enterprise pick of the week: Bye, bye Azure Active Directory Basic
- Codename pick of the week: O'Hare
- Beer pick of the week: Foley Brothers Brewing Longbeards Oatmeal Stout
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