Windows Weekly (MP3)

Windows Weekly (MP3)


A weekly look at all things Microsoft, including Windows, Office, Xbox, and more, from two of the foremost Windows watchers in the world, Paul Thurrott of and Mary Jo Foley of All About Microsoft. Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

Microsoft buys Nuance, new Surface devices, Patch Tuesday

The nuances of Microsoft’s $19.7b Nuance acquisition

– Microsoft makes its second-largest acquisition with Nuance for $19.7 billion
– Nadella’s acquisitions: How Nuance stacks up

New Surfi, peripherals debut

– Surface Laptop 4 Prices, Specs Leak
– Microsoft rolls out Surface Laptop 4 alongside new headsets, a webcam, and a speaker
– Baby Steps Don’t Win the Race
– Dell Updates Inspiron Laptops, Adds OLED Option to XPS 13

Patch Tuesday tidbits

– MS Patch Tuesday: NSA Reports New Critical Exchange Flaws
– FBI cleans up infected Exchange servers
– Microsoft details its legacy Edge browser phase-out strategy

More Windows

– Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21359
– Microsoft is (Probably) Killing Timeline Now Too
– OneDrive for Windows is Finally Going 64-Bit


– New Flight Simulator World Update Targets Europe
– Amazon Launches New Feature for the Xbox Skill for Alexa

Tips and picks

– Tip of the week: Block Google FLoC
– App pick of the week: Parallels Desktop 16.5 for Mac
– Enterprise pick of the week: WVD finally gets a much-touted feature
– Codename pick of the week: Bari
– Beer pick of the week: Torch & Crown Bat Flip

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