Windows Weekly 581: Not with My Gorilla Hands

published 1 week ago

Surface Go first impressions. The reviews are in, too: Consensus is that performance is slow but OK, but the battery life is terrible.Related: Tear-down reveals tiny batteryRelated: Many Surface models are getting massive sets of firmware updates related to Spectre and Meltdown. Most recent example: Surface Book 2. Even Surface Go got a Day 1 update (albeit a minor one).Let's revisit the Microsoft Managed Desktop.Windows 10 Redstone 5: Build 17730 ships last week, adds "retail" OOBE. But not really. Build 17733 just shipped before the show. File Explorer's Dark Theme finally is really dark. Your Phone is finally available in working form. Sort of.Skype Classic isn't going away on September 1, after all. Microsoft is testing new compact view options for Skype. Microsoft is bringing Spotify to Skype.Tips and picksTip of the week: Surface is on saleBonus tip: Link your MSA to Movies Anywhere, get a free movieApp pick of the week: Surface Diagnostic ToolkitEnterprise pick of the week: Microsoft Ignite 2018 sessions are liveCodename pick of the week: Carmel and CapitolaBeer pick of the week: Lemon Cucumber Gose from Westbrook Brewing Co. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at Check out Paul's blog at Check out Mary Jo's blog at The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors:

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