This Week's Stories
- Microsoft and Sony make a game streaming megadeal. Exactly what the deal will yield is a bit murky, but this could be a big customer win for Azure and xCloud.
- How about that Minecraft Earth app? Another Azure win (Azure Spatial Anchors is at its heart)
- Windows 10 1903 released. Almost everyone can get it (consumers, businesses, volume licensees) as of May 21.
- The new Windows Release Health dashboard is worth a bookmark
- Windows Server 1903 is generally available too - is it Windows Server, version 1903 or Windows Server 2019??
- Chredge is available as a Canary preview for macOS
- Surface Headphones get a permanent $100 price cut. Uh-oh.
- Huawei is in trouble on all fronts: Google, Intel, Microsoft, Qualcomm, and ARM. No word yet where Microsoft stands.
- Full differential sync is (finally) coming to OneDrive for Biz
- Microsoft announces more goodness for Xbox Game Pass
- Phil Spencer wants fewer dicks on Xbox Live. Good luck with that.
Tips and picks
- Tip of the week: Save big at the Xbox Backward Compatibility sale
- Tip of the week 2: Google has some good advice for account security.
- App pick of the week: Simplify for Gmail
- Tip of the week 2: Your Phone Companion for Android now supports cellular data sync.
- Enterprise pick of the week: A banned-passwords tool from Microsoft
- Codename pick of the week: Windows 10 EVD
- Beer pick of the week: Evil Twin's Miami's Finest
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