The Internet-centric Windows that could have been...
- Heading into 1997, Microsoft planned to replace Windows with an Internet platform that would be open and cross-platform. What happened? And what might the world have been like if it hadn't switched back to a Windows-based strategy?
- Anything interesting coming out of IFA so far? Acer and Razer
- Other hardware stuff: USB4 = USB-C + Thunderbolt 3, as expected, and HoloLens 2 could go on sale starting this month
- New 20H1 build adds promised cloud-reset option, new tablet mode
- 19H2: Still an undecipherable mess. But RTMing "soon" - if only we could test it
- Microsoft has released ISOs for Insiders for 19H2 and 20H1 this week
- Windows 10 1903 users: Beware of a CPU spike introduced by an optional Cumulative Update last week
- Related: Microsoft confirms no more Flash in Chredge towards the end of 2020
Tips and picks
- Tip of the week: It's that time of the month again. Microsoft details Xbox Game Pass and Games with Gold titles for console and PC
- App pick of the week: Firefox 69
- Enterprise pick of the week: Microsoft starts posting Ignite sessions
- Enterprise pick No. 2 of the week: VMWare and Microsoft make nice
- Beer pick of the week: Jack's Abby S'mores
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