Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss Windows 10 version 21H2, annual feature updates, Windows 11, Windows on ARM, Edge, Xbox, and much more.
Tips and picks
Tip of the week: Watch our Microsoft Ignite recap with Stephen Rose
App of the week #1: Firefox Relay
This is an excellent platform-independent service everyone should consider. I wish I had this years ago.
App pick of the week #2: 1Password
1Password 8 is now available on Windows. Maybe it’s time to switch.
Enterprise pick of the week: Big Microsoft cloud reorg today
Here’s who’s in and what you need to know. Jason Zander is getting more power. And ScottGu has a zillion direct reports.
Enterprise pick No. 2 of the week: Microsoft Managed Desktop Plan 1
Remember the white-glove MMD service? There’s now a less fancy and less pricey version of this called MMD Plan 1. (The former MMD service is now Plan 2. Because, Microsoft.) With Plan 1, Microsoft manages your Windows Updating process, your Office apps and provides customers with insights they have from running the Microsoft Cloud. Their tag line is Plan 1 can help accelerate users’ moves to Win 11 “with minimum time, effort and cost.” More information on TechCommunity site from Ignite. You can request to be in the preview for Plan 1 now.
Beer pick of the week: Founders KBS Espresso
Founders KBS is a classic. This version, already brewed with some coffee, is aged on espresso beans after coming out of bourbon barrels. It’s double the coffee and 12%. BOOM!