In the latest episode of the Windows Weekly podcast, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and I discus the PC sales drop in Q4 2012, Microsoft's new efforts to court developers, new companies planning Windows Phone handsets,Pro, the death of Windows Live services, the new Office, and some Microsoft competitors.
Running time: 2:00:29
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