It’s All About Windows 7 – Windows Weekly 616

Posted on April 12, 2019 by Paul Thurrott in Podcasts, Windows Weekly with 2 Comments

Megan Morrone, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss the Edge Insider Preview, Windows 10 versions 19H1 and 20H1, and much, much more.

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Tips and picks

Tip of the week: How to transition to the new Edge

I’m writing a series for users coming to the new Edge from the old Edge or other browsers. So Far, I’ve written Getting Started, Sync, Media Auto-Play, Extensions, and Favorites.

App pick of the week: Microsoft Launcher 5.3

I’ve recommended this before, but version 5.3 adds an awesome new clock/weather widget

Also: The new Edge, obviously. It’s ready for anyone listening to this podcast

Enterprise pick No. 1 of the week: PowerShell 7.0

PowerShell drops the “Core” part of its name, but aligns with the .NET Core release schedule moving forward.

Enterprise pick No. 2 of the week: RIP HealthVault

Ten years ago, Microsoft made a bet that it could help solve patient records management. This year, it’s finally throwing in the towel on HealthVault.

Beer pick of the week: Bell’s Oberon Ale

It’s almost summer! (c’mon, it is! It was 78 in nyc on Monday!) A beer meant to signify the start of the summer season is Bell’s Oberon Ale. It’s a wheat beer with “the color and scent of sunny afternoon,” according to Bells, which is based in Comstock, Mich. It even works with a slice of orange (if you’re not opposed to that kind of thing).

 

 



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