WW 574: Script Kitty June 14, 2018

from Windows Weekly (MP3)· ·

Windows Weekly (Audio) * A bonanza of upcoming Microsoft codenames * Next-generation Xbox in 2020 - codenamed "Scarlett" * Next-generation HoloLens in early 2019 - codenamed "Sydney" * New Surface PCs and devices, some in 2018 - codenamed Carmel, Libra, and, yes, Andromeda * Related: Andromeda is pocketable. This is smaller than I had imagined, based on first-hand info. * Microsoft's new Office UX: Something old, something a bit less old * There's a secret Switch to S Mode option in Redstone 5. Is Microsoft making S mode a two-way street? * Microsoft just fixed a major Cortana vulnerability * …



  • A bonanza of upcoming Microsoft codenames
    • Next-generation Xbox in 2020 - codenamed "Scarlett"
    • Next-generation HoloLens in early 2019 - codenamed "Sydney"
    • New Surface PCs and devices, some in 2018 - codenamed Carmel, Libra, and, yes, Andromeda
    • Related: Andromeda is pocketable. This is smaller than I had imagined, based on first-hand info.
    • Microsoft's new Office UX: Something old, something a bit less old
    • There's a secret Switch to S Mode option in Redstone 5. Is Microsoft making S mode a two-way street?
    • Microsoft just fixed a major Cortana vulnerability
    • Xbox at E3... Microsoft again signals its serious about gaming

Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Windows 10 Field Guide is now just $9.99
  • App pick of the week: Microsoft To-Do
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Visual Studio 2019
  • Codename pick of the week: BlackForest
  • Beer pick of the week: Allagash Coolship Resurgam

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