Get Off My Alcantara Lawn – Windows Weekly 680

Posted on July 9, 2020 by Paul Thurrott in Podcasts, Windows Weekly with 2 Comments

Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss new Windows 10 features and problems, Microsoft 365, Surface, Xbox, and so much more.

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Tips and picks

Tip of the week: Customize your Windows 10 desktop

Brad has some good tips for making Windows 10 more usable and friendly

App pick of the week: Halo 3 for PC

Here comes Halo 3 for PC next week!

Enterprise pick of the week: Dynamics 365 and Power Platform 2020 Wave 2 plans are here

Sound the ERP and CRM trumpets! This is the roadmap for the ‘hundreds’ of new features MS plans to roll out from October to March.

Codename pick of the week: Project Freta

Freta is a new free service from Microsoft Research meant to help spot rootkits in cloud VMs.

Beer pick of the week: Jacks Abby Blood Orange Wheat

More hot weather means more lower ABV beers. Framingham, Mass-based Jacks Abby makes a really nice wheat beer  with blood orange. They classify it as a German Style Radler, which is a half beer/half fruit soda type thing. Only 4%, too.


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2 responses to “Get Off My Alcantara Lawn – Windows Weekly 680”

  1. ewand

    I got 2004 on my Surface Go (v1) through WU

  2. geoff

    Two Surface Pros here. One Windows 10 Home, one Windows 10 Pro.

    Both on 2004, received via Windows update. Not insiders, not seekers or anything, just normal PCs.

    Both SP4, so maybe that's the reason.