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Windows Weekly is about more than Windows. Veteran Microsoft insiders Paul Thurrott and Richard Campbell join Leo for a deep dive into the most valuable company in the world. From consumer to enterprise, AI to Xbox, Windows Weekly is the only Microsoft podcast you'll ever need. Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 19:00 UTC.

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Windows Weekly is about more than Windows. Veteran Microsoft insiders Paul Thurrott and Richard Campbell join Leo for a deep dive into the most valuable company in the world. From consumer to enterprise, AI to Xbox, Windows Weekly is the only Microsoft podcast you'll ever need. Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 19:00 UTC.

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Episodes

WW 868: PaulyBrowserous - Sudo for Windows, new FTC complaint, Mozilla refocuses

2/14/2024
On this spicy episode of Windows Weekly, Paul, Leo, and Richard try to pronounce "Sudo," watch an expensive Copilot ad, marvel at big Arm revenues, discuss the latest in internet browser news, and debate the FTC's motivations as they go after Microsoft once again! Windows 11 AI/Antitrust Cloud/server/dev Xbox Tips and Picks Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsor: kolide.com/ww

Duration:02:50:29

WW 867: Prepare the Double Box! - One year of Copilot, Arc's Act II, Mozilla Monitor Plus

2/7/2024
One year of Copilot, Arc's Act II, Mozilla Monitor Plus Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell For full show notes, visit https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly/episodes/867 Sponsor: cachefly.com/twit

Duration:03:05:07

WW 866: Squishmallows With Guns - FY24 Q2 earnings, Teams worldwide outage, 1st-run experience redesign

1/31/2024
Microsoft announced Tuesday that it earned a net income of $21.9 billion on revenues of $62 billion in the quarter ending December 31, 2023. Those figures are up 33 percent and 18 percent, respectively, year-over-year (YOY) Intelligent Cloud: Azure, AI Productivity and Business Processes: Microsoft 365 More Personal Computing: Xbox, Windows Windows Microsoft 365 AI Xbox Tips and Picks Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsor: GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT

Duration:02:12:32

WW 865: You Don't Drink the Bottle! - Midnight Blizzard, $3 trillion market cap, AI in Reading Coach

1/24/2024
In this episode of Windows Weekly, Leo, Paul, and Richard cover Microsoft's recent hack, new Windows Insider updates, Copilot Pro's image creativity, various browsers, education's compatibility with generative AI, Halo Infinite's slowdown, Notion's calendar service, and Japanese whisky. Microsoft was hacked Windows 11 AI Web browsers, oh my Xbox Tips and Picks Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: Melissa.com/twitkolide.com/ww

Duration:02:36:01

WW 864: Word Doesn't Respect Me - Outlook & advertising, Copilot Pro announced, Galaxy S24 + Google's AI

1/17/2024
Outlook, privacy, and the terribleness of Big Tech Copilot all the things Windows 11 Xbox Tips & Picks Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: meraki.cisco.com/twitMiro.com/podcast

Duration:02:22:22

WW 863: Full of Corn - CES 2024 announcements, Incase Designed by Microsoft, passkey support

1/10/2024
It's CES, so let's observe a moment of silence for all the stupid #*$% our colleagues are covering right now! But there is some wheat in the chaff, of course Windows 11 Microsoft 365 AI Xbox Tips and Picks Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: canary.tools/twit - use code: TWITGO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWITcachefly.com/twit

Duration:02:54:01

WW 862: One Click to Malware - Windows Mixed Reality deprecated, NY Times sues Microsoft & OpenAI, malicious MSIX packages

1/3/2024
Microsoft finally kills Windows Mixed Reality Windows 11 Surface Microsoft 365 AI Xbox Tips and Picks Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsor: kolide.com/ww

Duration:02:32:44

WW 861: Our Best of 2023 - An eventful year in Microsoft news

12/26/2023
Looking back at Windows Weekly's best moments from 2023 Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsor: GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT

Duration:03:15:35

WW 860: An Unexpected Visitor - Suno's AI music, Bobby Kotick's departure, predictions for Microsoft's 2024

12/20/2023
On the last episode of 2023, Richard Campbell, Paul Thurrott, and Leo Laporte are joined by a lovely guest to look back (and look ahead) on Microsoft's progress and accomplishments. Between a Teams milestone, Meteor Lake chipset's release, AI music creation in Copilot, Bobby Kotick's upcoming exit, and Microsoft's Countdown Sale, there's plenty of news left to digest at the end of this eventful year! Happy holidays, dozers! Windows 11/Microsoft 365 AI Look back/Look Ahead Antitrust Xbox Tips and picks Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Guest: Mary Jo Foley Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsor: cachefly.com/twit

Duration:02:41:49

WW 859: Taste the Darkness! - 2023's final Patch Tuesday, E3 officially dies, the future of NPUs

12/13/2023
Grab your favorite whisky and join Paul, Richard, and Leo as they meander through a delightfully geeky/tipsy conversation spanning Windows updates, AI advancements, Big Tech antitrust issues, and more! Windows 11 Antitrust AI Xbox Tips and Picks Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: canary.tools/twit - use code: TWITwix.com/studio for This Week in Tech

Duration:02:34:33

WW 858: Quaff and Nosh - Windows 10 Extended Security Updates, Richard's new PC, KB5032288

12/6/2023
In this week's Windows Weekly, Paul, Leo, and Richard discuss the extension of Windows 10 support for 3 more years after 2025 for consumers and enterprises, updates on the AI features of Copilot, Google's new AI model Gemini, potential features coming in a future Windows release next year, and the cleanliness of ImageGlass 9. Windows 10 Windows 11 AI Microsoft 365/Cloud Antitrust Xbox Tips and Picks Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: lookout.comGO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIThid.link/wwdemo

Duration:02:09:16

WW 857: SharePoint All the Way Down - Energy Saver, tiny11 2311, Amazon WorkSpaces Thin Client

11/29/2023
On this episode, Mikah, Paul, and Richard discuss the lean tiny11 2311 project, Windows 11 updates like the new Energy Saver feature, Amazon's AI chatbot for enterprises, and Netflix's gaming service additions like GTA. Other topics covered include Xbox console deals, DuckDuckGo vs Google Search, and European antitrust issues. Windows AI/Microsoft Antitrust Xbox Call of DutyCall of Duty! Tips and Picks Hosts: Paul Thurrott, Richard Campbell, and Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWITTraceroute Podcast

Duration:01:55:27

WW 856: Sunglasses For Your Whiskey - Altman returns to OpenAI, Windows Hello vulnerabilities, Half-Life turns 25

11/22/2023
On this episode of Windows Weekly, Leo, Paul, and Richard dive deep into the latest OpenAI/Microsoft partnership drama involving Sam Altman's position. They also discuss upcoming EU regulations and their impact on Microsoft products, evaluate NVIDIA's record-breaking Q3 earnings, and reminisce about the classic PC FPS Half-Life. And you thought AI was already controversial... Windows Earnings learning Antitrust Xbox Half-LifeCall of Duty Tips and Picks Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: wix.com/studio?utm_campaign=pa_podcast_studio_10/ 23_TWiT%5Esponsors_ctacachefly.com/twit

Duration:02:30:18

WW 855: Live From Ignite! - Microsoft is copiloting all the things! Big news from the show

11/15/2023
Paul and Richard are at Microsoft Ignite 2023 and just watched the keynote! Leo Laporte chats with them to discuss the clarified rebranding of Copilot, some new AI features in Windows 365, Microsoft Loop's availability, the release of .NET 8, two decades of Patch Tuesday, a neat Xbox Series bundle discount for Black Friday, and more! Microsoft Ignite Dev: .NET Conf Windows 11 Microsoft, more AI Xbox Tips & Picks Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: hid.link/wwdemocanary.tools/twit - use code: TWITMelissa.com/twit

Duration:02:13:51

WW 854: Dated, Insecure, and Unreliable - Copilot headed to Windows 10, Parallels Desktop on M3 Max, SFI

11/8/2023
Copilot headed to Windows 10, Parallels Desktop on M3 Max, SFI Windows 11 More Revenues Surface Microsoft 365/AI Xbox Tips and Picks Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: Traceroute PodcastMiro.com/podcast

Duration:02:40:42

WW 853: Ten Outta Ten for the 404! - Windows 11 2023 Update, Surface replacement components, marketing leadership change

11/1/2023
On this episode, Leo, Paul, and Richard discuss the big release of Windows 11 23H2, productivity in Macs vs PCs, Microsoft 365 Copilot arriving, changes in the Xbox and marketing divisions, iFixit support for Surface repair, and American rye whiskeys. 23H2 Whatever happened to Windows 12? Microsoft 365/AI Earnings Learnings Surface Xbox Tips and Picks Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: nureva.com/twitlookout.com

Duration:02:46:52

WW 852: Carnival Barker Lifestyle - Snapdragon X Elite announced, FY24 Q1 earnings, Amazon passkeys

10/25/2023
Leo, Paul, and Richard discuss Microsoft's latest earnings report, Qualcomm's new Snapdragon chip, Windows on Arm's future, passkey support for Amazon accounts, Dave Cutler's awesomeness, Stardock's 30th anniversary, Photoshop/Premiere Elements 2024, and more! Microsoft earnings Windows on Arm Windows Xbox Tips and Picks Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: hid.link/wwdemoGO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWITwix.com/studio?utm_campaign=pa_podcast_studio_10/ 23_TWiT%5Esponsors_cta

Duration:02:28:58

WW 851: Between 2 Ferns - Activision Blizzard acquired, Windows 11 active devices, Jibarito

10/18/2023
In this episode of Windows Weekly, Leo, Richard, and Paul discuss the successful acquisition of Activision Blizzard, the questionable success of Windows 11 adoption, new Windows Insider program builds, and updates on AI integration in Microsoft/Google products. Microsoft acquires Activision Blizzard Windows 11 Microsoft AI Xbox Tips & Picks Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: wix.com/studio?utm_campaign=pa_podcast_studio_10/ 23_TWiT%5Esponsors_ctacanary.tools/twit - use code: TWITMiro.com/podcast

Duration:02:30:45

WW 850: Emotional Support Whiskey - Snapdragon X, Windows 23H2, Microsoft & Activision, Microsoft Back Taxes

10/11/2023
Leo, Paul, and Richard discuss Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon X — could we see a huge improvement to Windows on Arm? Then, the dynamic trio break down Patch Tuesday and Windows 11 Insider. Paul discusses Google's Passkey support and reminds listeners Microsoft has been doing passwordless logins for years. The team discusses GitHub Copilot losses, HP AI features, Adobe's Firefly updates, and Dropbox AI. Then, Paul briefly covers C# Dev Kit for Visual Studio Code. During Paul's Xbox Corner, a breaking news story hits; Leo shares news that Microsoft is contesting an IRS claim that the company owes $28.9 billion in back taxes. Leo, Paul, and Richard round things out with the tips and picks of the week. Windows 11 Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: Melissa.com/twitcachefly.com/twit

Duration:02:58:11

WW 849: Back to Dumb - Bing's future, Windows Backup app, Chromebook Plus

10/4/2023
Leo, Paul, and Richard talk about the end of free Windows 7/8 to Windows 10/11 upgrades using retail product keys. They also examine Chromebook Plus, Google's new premium Chromebooks aimed at gaming via cloud streaming services. This highlights issues with Google's disjointed strategies after killing Stadia. Plus, insights from the Google antitrust lawsuit, including testimony from Microsoft and Apple executives on partnerships and search dominance. This sparks debate on whether a Bing improvement could ever rival Google. The episode explores concerns around growing subscription costs, ecosystem lock-in, and how technology often complicates rather than eases life today. Windows 11 AI/Microsoft 365 Surface Xbox Tips and Picks Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsor: cs.co/twit

Duration:02:52:53