WW 637: A Portion of Insiders

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The Internet-centric Windows that could have been... Heading into 1997, Microsoft planned to replace Windows with an Internet platform that would be open and cross-platform. What happened? And what might the world have been like if it hadn't switched back to a Windows-based strategy?IFA News Anything interesting coming out of IFA so far? Acer and Razer Other hardware stuff: USB4 = USB-C + Thunderbolt 3, as expected, and HoloLens 2 could go on sale starting this monthWindows 10 New 20H1 build adds promised cloud-reset option, new tablet mode 19H2: Still an undecipherable mess. But RTMing "soon" - if only we could test it Microsoft has released ISOs for Insiders for 19H2 and 20H1 this week Windows 10 1903 users: Beware of a CPU spike introduced by an optional Cumulative Update last week Related: Microsoft confirms no more Flash in Chredge towards the end of 2020Tips and picks Tip of the week: It's that time of the month again. Microsoft details Xbox Game Pass and Games with Gold titles for console and PC App pick of the week: Firefox 69 Enterprise pick of the week: Microsoft starts posting Ignite sessions Enterprise pick No. 2 of the week: VMWare and Microsoft make nice Beer pick of the week: Jack's Abby S'mores Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: Melissa.com/twit WWT.COM/TWIT

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