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Windows 11 Patch Tuesday: Windows 11 gets that one new feature that Microsoft was awfully quiet about. New builds last week across Canary, Dev, and Beta - Nothing in Canary, lots in Dev, two changes to Beta. Beta channel: Photos app gets new slideshow and spot fixing tool. Beta channel: No features for consumers, one feature for IT pros, a Windows Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) fix. Widgets might be coming to the desktop because it's 2009 again. Related: Qualcomm revenues cough up a lung too. Microsoft 365 Bing chatbot is available to all, Edge is about to get a makeover. Microsoft 365 Copilot launches in early access. Microsoft is partnering with AMD on Project Athena, no it isn't. Microsoft starts throttling traffic from legacy Exchange servers. Xbox Report: EU will approve Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard soon - it worked for the UK! Phil Spencer does what Phil Spencer does and speaks plainly about AB and Redfall troubles. Redfall proves that Xbox Game Pass makes sense. The Xbox May update brings Discord integration. Halo Infinite May update adds Super Fiesta Mode because seriously WTF. Xbox storage expansion cards finally get a price reduction. Nintendo Switch sales are officially on the decline, but 125m sold so far. Tips and Picks Tip of the week: Know your screenshot keyboard shortcuts. And then get a real screenshot program. I recommend Greenshot. Stardock Groupy 2 is now in beta, adds tabs to almost any app, groups them on the taskbar, $6.99 on sale. Firefox 113 fixes a million-year-old bug! RunAs Radio this week: Azure Virtual Desktop Accelerator with Jen Sheerin. Brown liquor pick of the week: Bus Whisky. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at Check out Paul's blog at The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: AWS Insiders - WW
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