WW 680: Get Off My Alcantara Lawn - New Start Menu, Teams Features, Magic Leap CEO

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Windows 10Microsoft debuts a "new" Start menuJust one problem, it's not new. It's barely even refreshed.Well, two problems. We won't see this until 21H1 at the earliest. Probably.Microsoft is bringing ALT + TAB to Edge tabs --- hated this at first, but it's starting to make senseWindows 10 on ARM check-in - Paul is reviewing an 8cx-based PC. What's changed in two years?Windows 10 2004 problems continue: Your settings aren't supportedMicrosoft 365Office.com portal is getting a refresh. Can you spot what this looks like now?SurfaceMicrosoft hires 60 employees from Movial to work on Surface Duo OSWe previously thought it had purchased the firm, but no. (Similar to Google and HTC, I guess)And as of today, contrary to Microsoft's promise that it was unblocking some Surface devices from receiving 2004, these devices are still blocked. C'mon, Microsoft.CorporatePeggy Johnson leaves Microsoft, takes CEO role at Magic LeapYes, this is like Stephen Elop. No, not for the conspiracy theory nonsense many still believeMicrosoft also bought a computer vision company called Orions Systems this weekAnd let the new FY21 reorgs begin! Starting with the field sales orgXboxHere comes Halo 3 for PC!Next-gen AAA titles will finally rise to $69.99 Tip of the week: Customize your Windows 10 desktop. Brad has some good tips for making Windows 10 more usable and friendly.App pick of the week: Halo 3 for PC. Here comes Halo 3 for PC next week!Enterprise pick of the week: Dynamics 365 and Power Platform 2020 Wave 2 plans are here. Sound the ERP and CRM trumpets! This is the roadmap for the 'hundreds' of new features MS plans to roll out from October to March.Codename pick of the week: Project Freta. Freta is a new free service from Microsoft Research meant to help spot rootkits in cloud VMs. 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 Melissa.com/twit

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