WW 642: Internet on a Disk

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Windows 10 1909: Coming to you in NovemberWindows 10 1909 is moving to the Release Preview ring in preparation for a November launchThis feature update will be like a Cumulative Update (small/fast) if you are on 1903; regular otherwiseRevisiting the new features in 1909 (which will be off by default)Finally, Microsoft is being clear about RTM (without using those three banned letters)Related: Dona Sarkar is hanging up her Insider-chief. What's going on there? Is this part of some bigger changes internally? MJ: It's all about the Power Platform! :)Plus: Your Phone in Windows 10 can now make/take phone callsWindows Virtual Desktop is GAVirtualize all the Windows 7, 10 and Office 365 ProPlus things SurfaceMicrosoft Fixes Windows 10 Version 1903 Blocking Issue for Surface Book 2 Microsoft hardware event, one week laterMicrosoft's embrace of USB-C is good enoughSurface business customers will get an option for Intel-based 15-inch Surface Laptops (not AMD)Related: Fix for disappearing GPU for Surface Book 2 is finally rolling out More thoughts on the Surface Duo/Neo: What's the dev story?MJ: Betting there's an M365 Developer Platform anglePT: XAML Islands/WinUI 3 will be keyWindows 10X: What's insideBut what about Duo? Android was the right choice, sure. But what about devs? Xbox/GamesYou can now use an Xbox Wireless Controller in iOS 13. Here's what it's like. - Also, you can buy an Xbox Wireless Controller from Apple now tooOctober 2019 Xbox Update is now available on Xbox One consolesMJ: What's up with everyone quitting? Mike Ybarra, the two Mixer/Beam founders? Is xCloud going to shake up everything inside and out?? Tip of the week: Store your secrets in OneDrive Personal VaultPlus: OneDrive gets multiple instances on iPadTip pick of the week #2: Get Xbox Pass Ultimate, Get 6 Mos of Spotify for freeEnterprise pick of the week: Windows 7 ESUs are going to be available to SMBs, tooCodename pick: UnityBeer pick of the week: Prairie Artisan Ales Basic Becky 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: expressvpn.com/windows capterra.com/windows aka.ms/WWMechanics

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