In the latest episode of the Windows Weekly podcast, Iyaz Akhtar and I discuss the cost of Microsoft's coming Windows 8 update offer, a Windows 8 Release Preview ... preview, Windows 8 and DVD playback, dueling search engines, and Microsoft Signature.

Running time: 1:33:50

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Tip of the week : Get Charles Petzold's new book for cheap

Order Programming Windows 6th Edition now for just $10!! Details on the pricing here.

Software pick of the week #2: Bing with social networking suggestions

Sign in to Bing with your Facebook account at bing.com/new and search for local restaurants and places to see what your friends are saying.

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"Best of" picks: Dracula, Nightmares & Dreamscapes, and Solaris