WW 644: The New and Beautiful Elvis Oct. 23, 2019

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Windows Weekly (Audio) Alert: Windows 10 version 20H1 is heading to the Slow ring soon * That means your magic window is about to close if you want to stay on 19H2. Also, it means that the Insider Program folks are back to communicating poorly. * So what's next? Windows 10X also should RTM around the same time as 20H1 and "Manganese" (20H2) testing should kick-off Surface Pro 7, Surface Laptop 3 arrive * Mary Jo just got her Surface Laptop 3 on Tuesday afternoon * Paul chimes in on the Pro 7 * Plus: The new Surface get day-zero …



Alert: Windows 10 version 20H1 is heading to the Slow ring soon

  • That means your magic window is about to close if you want to stay on 19H2. Also, it means that the Insider Program folks are back to communicating poorly.
  • So what's next? Windows 10X also should RTM around the same time as 20H1 and "Manganese" (20H2) testing should kick-off

Surface Pro 7, Surface Laptop 3 arrive

  • Mary Jo just got her Surface Laptop 3 on Tuesday afternoon
  • Paul chimes in on the Pro 7
  • Plus: The new Surface get day-zero updates

Cloud

  • Javier Soltero bolts from Microsoft now leads Google G Suite team
  • About that latest Azure/O365 authentication issue (that led to a 3-hour problem on Friday for N. American users)

More Windows 10

  • Windows 10 version 1909/19H2 is done. And it's great. It should always be this way.
  • The 1909 client and server ISOs are already on MSDN.
  • Microsoft issued a new 20H1 build last night, but no new features - Last week's build added swifter Swift Pair
  • What is a Secure-core PC?

Xbox

  • Project xCloud Preview expands to more users
  • Xbox Game Bar on Windows 10 picks up FPS counter, Achievement tracking
  • Google Stadia controller not supporting wireless at launch is everything you need to know about the schedule

Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Let's make some Windows applications
  • App pick of the week: Stardock TouchTasks
  • Plus: Firefox 70 adds a nifty online tracker dashboard
  • Plus: Opera gets colorful on Android
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Power Platform licensing is about to change in a big (and not good) way
  • Enterprise pick 2 of the week: About that Microsoft-SAP deal announced this week...
  • Beer pick of the week: Austin Eastciders Spiced Cider

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