Invoke: Microsoft's awaited answer to the Echo. Why is MS holding back the promised public preview of the Cortana Skills Kit? Meanwhile, Amazon's now doing a voice powered Echo camera (for fashionistas, to start). Creepy or cool? Microsoft to roll out new Windows 10, Office feature releases twice annually. Creators Update at two weeks: Microsoft says "millions" have upgraded. Anecdotally, there are no horror stories to speak of. CloudBook specs leak ahead of Microsoft's EDU event. A Windows 10 watch! Microsoft earnings tomorrow: what to expect.
- Tip of the week: Waiting on a Surface Pro 4.5/5? Maybe it's time for a more modern alternative.
- App pick of the week: Movies & TV
- Enterprise pick of the week: Linkedin and Dynamics 365 – the integration begins.
- Codename pick of the week: Are you hungry? Office team has you covered.
- Beek Pick Of The Week: Upland Brewing Irdescent
- Mark your calendars: May 1 at RattleNHum East on 33rd Street: Meetup the day before MS' May 2 EDU event in NYC. 5 to 8 pm. No RSVP needed
- May 11 somewhere in downtown Seattle: Build 2017 meetup. Venue should be finalized in next day or 2. We'll tweet it out! Also no RSVP needed
- June 19 to 22: Office 365 Engage in Haarlem, NL. We'll be doing Windows Weekly live there with a meetup. If you're into O365, this should be a really great show
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- Harman/Kardon readies a Cortana-powered speaker
- Echo Look | Hands-Free Camera and Style Assistant
- Microsoft to roll out new Windows 10, Office feature releases twice annually
- The New Windows 10 Release Schedule is a Win For Us All (Premium)
- Is This The End of Microsoft Office as We Know It?
- Microsoft: Windows 10 Creators Update Now on “Millions” of PCs
- Windows 10 Device Usage: Creators Update Deployment is Already Strong
- Microsoft adds another option to its complex Windows 10 patching story
- Surprise! Now Microsoft is Going to Update Windows 10 Even More Frequently
- Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update release
- Three years after $7B Nokia deal, Microsoft’s smartphone strategy has changed dramatically
- Windows 10 CloudBooks: Here's how they may stack up against Chromebooks
- A watch running Windows 10 is coming from Microsoft partner Trekstor
- Microsoft to Improve Gmail Support in Mail and Calendar for Windows 10
- Samsung Galaxy Book Launch Begins April 21
- Windows 10 Tip: Master Movies & TV
- Microsoft starts integrating Dynamics 365 with LinkedIn
- Iridescent | Upland Brewing Company
- Fuel Your Office 365 Expertise