Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss changes to the Windows 11 Dev channel, a dumb Windows 11 problem, Clipchamp, and much more.
Tips and picks
Tip of the week: Use EdgeDeflector to Enforce Your Browser Choice in Windows 11
Controversially, Microsoft is making it much harder to change your default browser in Windows 11, but there are even deeper problems. You can fix them wlith this utility (and a bit of know-how).
App pick of the week: YouTube Music
I don’t understand the hate. YouTube Music is the best music service there is, you know, if you actually care about music.
Enterprise pick of the week: Microsoft moves the Federal team under Azure
Will bringing the two together bring security and reliability benefits across Microsoft’s cloud portfolio? That’s the hope behind the latest Microsoft reorg.
Enterprise pick 2 of the week: Defender for Endpoint Plan 1
Microsoft adds a new Defender for Endpoint Plan 1 for Windows, macOS, Android and iOS. This is a subset of the features that is in the current P1 (which is being renamed to Defender for Endpoint Plan 2). It will be at a lower cost point and include antimalware, attack surface reduction features and device-based conditional access.
Beer pick of the week: Zero Gravity Oktoberfest
It’s that time of the year, folks. Time for some excellent fall beers. This Zero Gravity Oktoberfest is a great example of the Marzen style – but from Vermont, not Germany. This is a lager style beer that often is served at Oktoberfest in Germany. Malty, usually an amberish color, typically brewed in March and lagered over the summer.