In the final live episode of Windows Weekly this year, Leo, Mary Jo and I discuss the top ten Microsoft stories of 2012, with Mary Jo and I each providing our own list. We also touch on Windows Phone updates, Windows devices, and, of course, Christmas beer.
While I think that most Live Mesh users would be better served by migrating to SkyDrive, many are missing the P2P sync feature from Live Mesh. Cubby, from LogMeIn, has this and all the other cloud/PC sync features you want. The catch? It won't be free when it's out of beta. Alternative: SyncToy from Microsoft.
Enterprise pick of the week: MSDN/TechNet blog app for Windows 8
Want to keep up with the latest top MSDN/TechNet blogs without having to scroll through endless RSS feeds? Try the new app that lists about 20 picks from each site. Hat tip Richard Hay
Codename pick of the week: Wave D
The fourth release of Windows Intune, which MS quietly delivered on Monday, is known as Wave D.
Beer Pick of the Week: Criminally Bad Elf
Criminally Bad Elf is just one of the of the many Christmas-inspired beers from Ridgeway Brewing in the UK.
It's been a while since the last What I Use, but there haven't been many major changes since late last year: Surface Pro 3 has become my go-to travel companion, I've added a third cellphone line for testing Windows Phone, Android and iPhone side-by-side, and have rotated through some new tablets and other devices. We've also switched from FIOS to Comcast and added to our set-top box collection....More
This has been a great year for Windows Phone users in so many ways. Not only did we just get a major, major OS update in Windows Phone 8.1, but Microsoft and a variety of third parties have been busy launching an unprecedented number of new and improved apps on the platform as well. With all that in mind—and with the understanding that this is just a slice in time—here's a peek at what I'm using on my own Windows Phone handset....More