WW 585: Silly Hipster Affectations Sept. 5, 2018

from Windows Weekly (MP3)· ·

Windows Weekly (Audio) * The Windows 10 October 2018 Update is coming ... in October. Goodbye, "Redstone 5." Hello 19H1 * Windows 10 on ARM: Lenovo just announced the first Snapdragon 850-based PC. * Office 365 Home and Personal subscriptions just got better * Microsoft is giving Outlook for Windows and Outlook on the Web the simplified ribbon UI * Will there ever be just one Outlook? No. In fact, MS holds up Windows 10 Mail as its North Star (go figure) * Skype: Microsoft backsteps from controversial 2017 design * Surface Plus (for consumers) is no more. The consumer ...



  • The Windows 10 October 2018 Update is coming ... in October. Goodbye, "Redstone 5." Hello 19H1
    • Windows 10 on ARM: Lenovo just announced the first Snapdragon 850-based PC.
    • Office 365 Home and Personal subscriptions just got better
    • Microsoft is giving Outlook for Windows and Outlook on the Web the simplified ribbon UI
    • Will there ever be just one Outlook? No. In fact, MS holds up Windows 10 Mail as its North Star (go figure)
    • Skype: Microsoft backsteps from controversial 2017 design
    • Surface Plus (for consumers) is no more. The consumer Surface financing program, largely for students, was quietly dropped last Friday.
    • Xbox Adaptive Controller is now available

Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Surface Pro bundle for $360 off!
  • App pick of the week: Firefox 62
  • Enterprise pick of the week: A bad start to the week for Azure, Office 365 users
  • Small biz pick of the week: Adios, Microsoft Listings and Connections
  • Beer pick of the week: Founders Brewing Double Trouble

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