Windows Weekly (MP3)

October 2 event preview: we can't stop speculating

  • It's not just hardware, and it's not just Surface: Event will highlight services and experiences too.
  • Also: 15-inch Surface Laptop rumored
  • Also: This time, the event will be streamed
  • Related: Microsoft patents dual-screen device
  • Walking Cat finds a reference to "Project S" (we think it's a Surface device)
  • Related: Save the date for Microsoft Build 2020!
  • More events: OnePlus next week, Huawei soon, Amazon on Sept. 25, Google in mid-October. Plus Ignite in November.

Server/cloud

  • Calendar.help to launch soon as Scheduler
  • Microsoft Exchange 2010 gets a support reprieve

Dev

  • Here comes .NET Core 3.0. Launches at a virtual conference next week. What comes next? MJF: .NET Core 4.0?
  • Flutter 1.9 Adds Support for macOS Catalina and iOS 13 - and sets the stage for web apps

Xbox

  • Gears 5 off to a record start, Microsoft claims
  • COD: Modern Warfare Beta Test Comes to Xbox One (and COD: Mobile is coming October 1!)
  • We got more Game Pass games (for console)

Tips and picks

  • App pick of the week: Amazon Music HD
  • App pick of the week 2: Pocket Casts
  • App pick of the week 3: Dark Reader
  • Rumor of the week: OneDrive is coming to Linux
  • Codename pick of the week: Saturn
  • Beer pick of the week: Founders Sumatra Mountain Brown

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