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

Feb 16th 2022

Windows Weekly 764

The Rat From Punxsutawney

Android Apps in Windows 11, .NET Anniversary, Surface Laptop 5
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Category: News

Android Apps in Windows 11, .NET Anniversary, Surface Laptop 5

  • Microsoft rolls out Android apps for Windows 11, new features to mainstream users
  • With the rollout of 21H2, Microsoft moves Windows 10 to annual updates


Windows 11 Dev Channel

  • New Windows 11 test build brings tweaks to Start, a new taskbar and touch options, and more


.NET

  • Microsoft Celebrates 20 Years of .NET
  • Windows App SDK 1.1 Due By Mid-2022


Microsoft Reopens

  • Microsoft to fully reopen its Washington state campuses starting February 28
  • Microsoft Inspire 2022 Will Be Virtual Again -- Redmond Channel Partner


Microsoft 365

  • Microsoft allows US users to cut politics from their LinkedIn feeds
  • Microsoft Offers G Suite Legacy Customers a Deal


Surface Laptop 5

  • Surface Laptop 5 to Finally Embrace Modern AMD Processors


Xbox

  • Halo Television Series Will Get a Second Season on Paramount+
  • Microsoft Announces More Xbox Game Pass Titles for February
  • Microsoft Releases the February 2022 Xbox Update


Tips and Picks

  • Tip of the week: Watch out for Win 11 autocorrect!
  • App pick of the week: Chrome OS Flex
  • Enterprise picks of the week: The beginning of the end for ADFS, Microsoft's first Azure HPC + AI Days, What's Next in Security
  • Beer pick (warning off) of the week: Finback Orange Puffs

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