Windows Weekly 570: Flickergate

Posted on May 17, 2018 by Paul Thurrott in Podcasts, Windows Weekly with 3 Comments

Leo, Mary Jo, and I discuss Surface Hub 2, Windows 10 on ARM, Redstone 5, Cortana’s new role, and much more.

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Tips and picks

Tip of the week: Gift Windows and Xbox games from the Microsoft Store
It should be completely rolled out by now

App pick of the week: State of Decay 2
State of Decay 2 is an Xbox Play Anywhere title, so its compatible with both Xbox One and Windows 10. Oh, and it has zombies.

Enterprise pick of the week: Unified Speech Service
Microsoft is working on consolidating its many speech services

Codename pick of the week: Aruba
Microsoft isn’t yet ready to talk about the underpinnings of Surface Hub 2. We think it will be one of the first Windows Core OS devices running a composable shell. The shell for Surface Hub 2 is codenamed Aruba.

Beer pick of the week: Jester King Noble King Hoppy Farmhouse Ale
One of the most famous of all the craft breweries, Jester King (Austin, Texas) is starting to broaden its distribution. This beer is a farmhouse/saison at 5.3 percent. Very light, refreshing golden ale. Hoppy but not overly so.

 



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Comments (3)

3 responses to “Windows Weekly 570: Flickergate”

  1. jaredthegeek

    The SMART boards are competitors, not really Google.


    They are used in a lot of places and were very competitive and were more component driven.

  2. slbailey1

    Oh, my God! I just watched to promo for the Surface Hub 2. The Surface Hub 2 is just like the ones in the ones in Microsoft Vision videos from years ago.

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