Bethesda’s Not Just a Town in Maryland – Windows Weekly 691

Posted on September 24, 2020 by Paul Thurrott in Podcasts, Windows Weekly with 0 Comments

Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss Microsoft’s Bethesda acquisition, a metric ton of news from Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft 365, and Xbox.

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Tips and picks

Tip of the week: Install Windows 10 version 20H2 right now

There’s no need to wait, assuming you’re brave.

App pick of the week: New browser versions

Firefox 81 picks up a new theme and Opera rethinks settings sync. Plus, Safari 14 on past two macOS versions.

Enterprise pick of the week: Check out all the Ignite goodies

Book of News is live online for anyone to read.

A lot of the meatier Ignite sessions are available via “Virtual Hub” for anyone to watch.

Stay tuned at 4:15 pm ET today for MJF and Paul doing an Ignite recap with the Patch & Switch guys and Jeff Sandquist.

Codename pick of the week: Project Nucleus

Microsoft is working on new speedy sync tech which some feel could help Microsoft advance web-apps performance and capabilities beyond what’s possible with progressive web apps. Welcome to Project Nucleus.

Beer pick of the week: Wicked Weed Brewing French Toast

There were no Microsoft-made breakfasts this week for us Ignite attendees. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have beer for breakfast! Wicked Weed in Ashville, NC, makes an imperial stout called French Toast. Vanilla, cinnamon, maple syrup and dough flavor via the malts. It’s 8.4 percent and so worth it

 

 



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