Word of the Week
Tennis or is that 10 S?
News of the Week
- Windows and Office365 ProPlus – 2 releases a year – 18 months of support
- Harman/Kardon readies a Cortana-powered speaker
- Windows Watch from Trekstor
Microsoft Earnings Report
(Revenue: $23.56 billion vs. $23.62 billion, EPS: 73 cents vs. 70 cents, Azure 93% growth, Surface -26%)
What if Microsoft….
- Announced a Surface Laptop in New York???
- Watch the on demand stream here
- Satya Nadella talks about how important education is
Terry Myerson introduces Windows 10 S – S stands for Smith
- Only Runs Store Apps
- Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro for $49
- Setup My PC setup via USB including settings and apps
- Intune for Education announced
- Free Windows 10 S for Windows Pro for School and Office 365
- Microsoft Teams is great for schools
- Microsoft is doing STEM Tools Popups in their stores!
- Minecraft in school with the “Minecraft Education Edition”
3D for everyone
- Redstone 3 will allow for mixed reality from any Windows PC and a Webcam
- Mixed reality headsets – coming this holiday season from $299
Surface Laptop Announcement
- Why the fabric on the keyboard – just like Surface Pro – cover speakers
- Cost $ 999 US$
- Core i5 and i7 and up to 1 TB SSD with 16GB RAM
- 14.5 hours of battery life – More than any Mac
- Only 2.76 lbs (less than Macbook’s 2.96)
- Faster, Thinner, Longer Battery life by 2.5 hours
- Available June 15th – Preorder now