It was a "slow" news week that turned out to be not very slow at all! We have new Windows 11 builds, Surface Pro 8 LTE, Surface Go 3 in matte black, and a new Start app. Dan and Zac also cover marketshare reports from Gartner and more.
Windows 11 Build 22000.466 arrives in Release Preview and Beta Channels | Windows Central Windows 11 Build 22533 video: Microsoft finally updates the volume UI | Windows Central Surface Pro 8 with LTE is now available to order from the Microsoft Store | Windows Central Microsoft's Surface Go 3 with 4G LTE is coming to AT&T on January 7 | Windows Central Microsoft's Surface Go 3 now available in matte black and with LTE | Windows Central Start11 adds folder support to its customizable Windows 11 Start menu | Windows Central Microsoft Modern Headsets review: Wired or wireless conferencing | Windows Central PC shipments not expected to decline to pre-pandemic levels 'for at least 2-3 years' | Windows Central Report: Record-breaking 341 million PCs shipped in 2021, highest since 2012, with 'digital acceleration' for 2022 | Windows Central Sponsors:
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Microsoft's Ability Summit featured several new announcements for Windows 11 along with hardware accessories and resources for game development. Zac and Dan also set expectations for the upcoming Build 2022 conference, they check out the new Lumina AI Webcam, and more.
This week, Dan and Zac check out the new 'One Outlook' email client for Windows 11 and the feasibility of running Windows on Surface Duo hardware. They also talk about Halo Infinite Season 2, an Apple patent that's pretty much a Surface Book, and more.
Windows 11 build 22616 rolls out...