This week on Windows Weekly: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss Surface Pro pricing and specs, Surface RT sales, 40 million Windows 8 licenses sold and what that really means, Microsoft's plan to update Windows over time like a web service, Windows Phone 7.8 news, Windows Phone 8 sales, and Microsoft's new anti-Google "Scroogled" campaign.
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Software pick of the week: MetroTwit
This was a previous pick but I'm back to using it regularly and wonder how I got along without it. MetroTwit is the best Twitter client, period.
Enterprise pick of the week: WAAD
There were a couple new tidbits about Windows Azure Active Directory from the team this week
Codename pick of the week: Apollo Plus
The successor to Apollo? If so, might Microsoft bring VPN to WP8.x devices after all?
Lots of changes since July, including the return of my desktop PC tower, a new keyboard and mouse set, many new tablets, new phones, Windows 8.1, new noise- cancelling headphones, the Xbox One and much more....More
Every so often, I publish an updated version of my “What I Use” document, which details the technology products and services I actually use day-to-day. Since I’m currently on my third business trip in five weeks, this is perhaps an ideal time to discuss the technology products I rely on when I travel and a few related points....More