In the latest episode of the Windows Weekly podcast, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss our Surface 2 experiences, the Dell Venue 8 Pro, Microsoft's secret plan to sell Windows 8.1 and Surface this holiday season, Microsoft puts more ads in Windows, more news about the Microsoft reorg, an update on the Microsoft/Nokia deal, and a new Xbox One controversy.

Running time: 2:05:54

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Picks

Tip of the week: Get Ethernet working in Windows RT

In Connect Surface 2 or Surface RT to a Wired Network, you can learn how to use any USB Ethernet adapter with Windows RT, Surface or otherwise.

Software pick of the week: Snake for Windows Phone

The classic Nokia game Snake makes a showing on Windows Phone!

Enterprise pick of the week: HDInsight on Azure

It's now GA. But the awaited HDInsight on Windows Server has been tabled

Codename pick of the week: Subra

Yet another new codename release on the Microsoft CRM timeline: http://www.enterpriseirregulars.com/67922/microsoft-nails-almost/

Beer pick of the week: Unibroue Maudite

Seems like a good day to pick a cursedly damned good beer: http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/22/33

Can you say trick or treat in Finnish? https://twitter.com/nokia/status/395958608426323969/photo/1

Audible pick of the week: Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture

Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture by David Kushner, narrated by Wil Wheaton