Windows Weekly

Jun 27th 2018

Windows Weekly 576

1803 Curious

Huge New R5 Insider Build
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Category: News
  • Not so quiet on the Windows 10 front: no RS5 build last week - but we got a big one this week. AND SETS IS GONE.
  • But no peace for Hadoop and Data Lake fans! Microsoft is readying a Gen2 of its Azure Data Lake service.
  • And – also data-related: Azure IoT Edge is now generally available.
  • Microsoft seems to hate USB-C/Thunderbolt. Surface finally gets a USB-C dongle. FOR 80 FREAKING BUCKS.
  • Snapdragon 1000 rumors suggest Qualcomm is going for the PC desktop next
  • Xbox: Microsoft is not bringing VR to Xbox One.
  • Mobile: Some thoughts after a week using Microsoft Launcher. Also, Microsoft brings Visual Search to Bing, Edge, and Microsoft Launcher.

Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Thinking about smart home tech? Think again. \
  • App pick of the week: Microsoft News
  • Enterprise pick of the week: A new 'big brains' podcast from Microsoft worth checking out
  • Enterprise pick 2: A new container base image is coming to Windows Server
  • Beer pick of the week: Grimm Icing on the Cake

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