Android apps on Windows, coupons on Edge, Microsoft Bob.
Windows + PC
- Is the pandemic PC buying frenzy over? Data point: HP PC sales were flat YOY.
- Mary Jo Foley says: Buying a PC right now is not easy. Ask me how I know.
- Chrome support for Windows 7 is extended by 6 months.
- There have been more Insider builds since last week but no new features.
- Microsoft may be looking to allow Android apps in the Microsoft Store.
- Microsoft 365 Business Premium is on sale this week.
- Microsoft finally begins adding consumer features to Teams on desktop and web.
- Microsoft adds shopping features to Microsoft Edge.
- There are many other new features for Microsoft Edge.
- Microsoft co-founder looks back on what he got right and wrong in "The Road Ahead".
- Microsoft among firms petitioning court to protect its data from Google during antitrust case.
- A weak final 2020 outing for Games with Gold. Is this promotion coming to a close?
- Flight Simulator makes the US look prettier. When is it coming to Xbox?
- Microsoft to bring Game Streaming to smart TVs in 2021. What about console, PC, Mac, web, and iOS?
- No consoles for you in Xbox Black Friday deals.
- Related: GeForce Now comes to iOS via the web too.
Tips and Picks
- Tip of the week: Meet Now is available on the web and in the latest version of Windows 10, on the taskbar.
- App pick of the week: Vivaldi
- Enterprise pick of the week: Salesforce could buy Slack.
- Codename pick of the week: Utopia
- Cocktail pick of the week: Thanksgiving Cranberry Cider Sipper
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- HP’s PC Revenues Were Flat in Previous Quarter
- Google Extends Chrome Support on Windows 7
- 2021 Is Shaping up to Be a Big Year for Windows 10
- Microsoft 365 Business Premium is On Sale
- Microsoft Starts Adding Consumer Features to Teams Desktop and Web Apps
- Microsoft Adds More Shopping Features to Edge, Bing Ahead of the Holidays
- Microsoft Edge 87 is Now Available
- Bill Gates Looks Back on “The Road Ahead”
- Amazon, Apple, Microsoft Want Their Data Kept Private from Google in Court Case
- Games with Gold Says Goodbye to 2020
- Flight Simulator Gets an Enhanced U.S. Flight Experience
- Microsoft Expects Xbox Apps for Your TV in 2021
- Xbox Reveals Its Black Friday Deals
- NVIDIA GeForce NOW Lands on iOS, Will Bring Fortnite
- Meet Now!
- Vivaldi Launches Mail, Calendar, and Feed Reade
- Salesforce Is in Advanced Talks to Buy Slack Technologies
- The Secret History of Microsoft Bob - Dave Tells All - Was Bob Secretly Hidden in Windows?