Windows Weekly with Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott

Sep 15th 2021

Windows Weekly 742

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Teams hybrid meetings, Windows 11 updates, passwordless Microsoft accounts
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Category: News

Microsoft talks hybrid work, Teams

  •  A study of Microsoft employees shows how remote work puts productivity and innovation at risk
  • Microsoft readies more Teams hybrid meeting features; frees up more LinkedIn remote-work courses
  •  Microsoft acquires student-tutor collaboration platform TakeLessons
  •  Microsoft No Longer Plans a Return to Office Date
  •  Brad Smith is Now the Vice Chairman of Microsoft


Windows 11

  •  Microsoft slammed the Magic Windows shut on Insiders testing Windows 11
  •  Microsoft Says No to WOA Support on M1 Macs
  •  Analysis: Microsoft's Windows 11 Performance Claims
  •  Dev and Beta Channels Get New Windows 11 Builds
  •  Microsoft Releases New Dev Build of Windows 11
  •  Mozilla Bypasses Default Apps Interface in Windows 11
  •  The First Windows 11 Ad is … Curious


Microsoft accounts go passwordless

  • Microsoft Account Goes Passwordless


Microsoft Dev

  • Microsoft Delays .NET MAUI to Mid-2022


Xbox

  •  You Can Now Stream Games From Consoles or the Cloud to Windows 10
  •  Microsoft Announces More Game Pass Titles for September


Tips and picks

  •  Tip of the week: Remove the password from your Microsoft account
  •  App pick of the week: Microsoft Authenticator
  •  Enterprise pick of the week: Patch your Linux VMs on Azure right now
  •  Codename pick of the week: Project Rocket
  •  Beer pick of the week: Grimm Pina Pop Sour

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