WW 654: I Hate Products, She Hates People

published 2 weeks ago

Welcome to 2020!PT starts the year with a rant thoughtful commentary about the state of WindowsMJF looks back at the decade that MS became a cloud companyA couple of the original Red Dog 'dream team' reflect on the last decadeCES: Lots of new Windows 10 PCs, including a number of foldablesNo Windows 10X yetBut lots of dual- and folding-display designs for some reasonAnd some gaming PCs, etc.Let's talk Windows 7!Mary Jo has been using Windows 7 on her podcast PC. And Paul just switched back to Windows 7 temporarily. Some thoughts...Windows 7 gets its last free security update on Jan. 14Reminder: Security Essentials actually will keep getting updated after Jan. 14 (MS changed its documentation)Related: Chredge starts rolling out to the mainstream on Jan. 15 - And you can run it side-by-side with old Edge if you wantXboxMicrosoft and leakers start revealing more about Xbox One, Series X:Pricing thoughtsAMD dishes on the ports, incorrectlyAnd, in a leak, the real portsJanuary Games with GoldTips and picksTip of the week: Game Pass is still one of the best deals in gamingPlus: A quick update on Microsoft's Windows Weekly giveaways!App pick of the week: Vivaldi 2.10, another Chrome alternativeEnterprise pick of the week: Windows Server 2008/R2 users: You have an Azure outCodename pick(s) of the week: Spartan, Anaheim and O'Hare (oh my!)Beer pick of the week: Evil Twin's Even More Jesus Hosts: Mikah Sargent, 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. Sponsor: Melissa.com/twit

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