In the latest episode of the Windows Weekly podcast, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss the "One Microsoft" reorg, Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference, our verdict on Windows 8.1, new about the Windows 8.1 RTM, another PC market decline, a coming Windows Phone 8 feature pack and other releases, Apple loses twice in court, and some secretive NSA news.

Running time: 1:52:44

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Tip of the week: Learn how to write Windows Phone 8 apps the easy way

Windows Phone 8 Development for Absolute Beginners is a new 35-episode video series starring Bob Tabor.

Software pick of the week: Nokia HERE Apps

Nokia is updating its HERE mapping and location apps this week and has announced plans for how all Windows Phone users can get them.

Enterprise pick of the week: PowerBI for Office 365

Coming soon to preview, MS' latest BI tools/services announced at the partner show this week: http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-announces-power-bi-for-office-365-7000017746/

Codename pick of the week: Geoflow

PowerMaps is the new name. Sad -- geoflow was so much better! In any case, it's one of the components of PowerBI for O365.  

Beer pick of the week: Hop Delusion from Karbach Brewing in Houston

Houston's Flying Saucer draught emporium was my home away from home this week: http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/26762/91221/?sort=latest&start=25

Audible pick of the week: The Great Courses

Audible (now?) offers a series called The Great Courses which features hundreds of lectures from top tier university professors. Not sure how new this is but I just discovered it. I've got A History of Hitler's Empire, 2nd Edition queued up: 6.5 hours of WWII goodness by professor Thomas Childers from U Penn.