WW 699: Strictly Plutonic - Pluton, Mac vs PC, Xbox Series X
Pluton, Mac vs PC, Xbox Series X
* Microsoft's Pluton security processor
* What is Pluton?
* Coming to Intel, AMD, and Qualcomm processors starting next year
* Precursors: TPM ... and then Xbox security processor and the Pluton security subsystem in Azure Sphere
* Macs vs. PCs
* The first reviews of Apple's Silicon devices are in. And, not surprisingly, they're very positive
* Related: Microsoft explains how Office will work on new Macs
* Related: Photoshop comes to Arm on Windows and macOS
* Meanwhile: Microsoft publishes end of device support dates for Surface devices
* What does this mean? Are there any exceptions? How does this relate to the Windows support lifecycle?
* Windows 10
* New Dev Channel build today with fixes/no features and still no word from MS on what's next
* Microsoft pauses optional updates for December for the holidays - It's like Christmas in December!
* A quick check-in on issues affecting Win 10 20H2
* Microsoft Edge notifications are about to get better
* What's next for Microsoft Search?
* Windows Search integration, Dynamics 365 integration, more semantic capabilities, and lots more starting in December
* Project Reunion update
* Preview 3 of WinUI 3 is here
* In other developer news: Look who's working for Microsoft now. All hail the Python BDFL!
* Biggest. Xbox. Launch. Ever. Also, Commercial Cloud.
* Where have all the Xboxes gone? Long time passing. When will they ever learn?
* With the release of Halo 4 for PC, Halo: The MCC is now optimized for Xbox Series X|S
* Tips and picks
* App pick of the week: Google Photos
* App pick of the week #2: Halo 4 remastered for PC and Halo: MCC optimized for Series X|S
* Enterprise pick of the week: Dataflex, Project Oakdale, and now Dataverse
* Codename pick of the week: Sabre
* Beer pick of the week: Torch and Crown King Elizabeth Barleywine
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