WW 685: It's Not a Phone - Preorder Surface Duo Now! Plus Minecraft Education Edition on Chromebooks

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Preorder Surface Duo Now! Plus, Minecraft Education Edition on Chromebooks.Microsoft announces Surface DuoSurface Duo will cost $1400 and is available for pre-order; ships on September 10 Windows 10One 20H2 build with just fixes. Nothing to see here.Today, a new Dev Channel build with a new "post-feature update" welcome experience An interesting Windows-related reorg last week, which gave Pumped Panos more POWERLots of mindless corporate drivel-speak in the internal memos. Microsoft 365Microsoft Ignite 2020 is now a two-part showOffice and cloud services are booming. But so is Windows. Lucky M365 is one, big happy family! Cloud Microsoft reuses another codename: Fiji is now an AWS Outposts hybrid competitor Could Twitter steal TikTok away from Microsoft? (No.) But one can hope! Xbox + gamesXbox Series X is coming in November ... But Microsoft delays Halo InfiniteAntitrust: Apple's war on cloud gaming is impacting Microsoft, needs to be stoppedCloud Gaming comes to mobile in beta ahead of September launchLeak reveals that Xbox Series S DOES existMinecraft Education Edition is now available on Chromebooks Tips and picksTip of the week: Make the move to YouTube Music. A lot of people are down on YouTube Music because it's not just like Google Play Music. But it has one major advantage that makes it the single best music service available.App pick of the week: Parallels Desktop 16. PD 16 arrives with better perf and macOS Big Sur support.Codename pick of the week: Deschutes. Microsoft's coming CloudPC service has a codename: Deschutes. It *might* be named for the brewery which makes the excellent Fresh Squeezed IPA and Black Butte porter. Or maybe (and more likely) it's named for the place/river in Oregon.Codename pick 2 of the week: Oakdale. Oh, Dynamics 365/Power Platform team... how did this happen? You seemingly infringed on another company's branded trademark. But at least we have Project Oakdale, the version of the soon-to-be-renamed Dataflex for Teams. 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: tailorstore.com/twit offer code TWIT adobe.com/businessmoves Melissa.com/twit

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