WW 783: We Have Nothing To Share... at This Time - Windows 8.1 Retires, Microsoft Edge Update, WebView2

Windows Weekly (Audio)

Jun 29 2022 • 1 hr 53 mins


Windows 8.1

  • Microsoft to start nagging Windows 8.1 users in July about January 2023 end-of-support date
  • The End of the Windows 8 Era? Hardly


Windows 11

  • Windows 11 Insider Build 25151 is Out With More Bug Fixes


Microsoft Edge

  • Microsoft Edge Version 103 is Now Available
  • Microsoft turns on promised gaming features for its Edge browser
  • Microsoft Announces Big Updates for Edge Collections
  • Microsoft Brings Edge WebView2 to Windows 10
  • Mozilla Releases Firefox 102
  • Brave Reports Strong Growth in Search, Launches Goggles


Xbox

  • Microsoft Reveals July 2022 Games with Gold Lineup


Listener Q&A

  • Windows Hello face authentication | Microsoft Docs


Tips and Picks

  • Tip of the week: Set up Windows 11 22H2 with a local account
  • App pick of the week: Brave
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Get ready for Microsoft Inspire in July
  • Codename pick of the week: Monad
  • Beer pick of the week: Off Color Brewing Beer for Beaches

Hosts: Mary Jo Foley, Paul Thurrott, and Mikah Sargent

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