In the latest episode of the Windows Weekly podcast, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and I discuss Microsoft killing the Windows Live brand, rumors of coming Xbox-based digital media services, Microsoft and Barnes & Noble's settlement and new partnership, a ton of new mobile patents news, Steve Wozniak's misguided love of Windows Phone, and rumors of a new Xbox subscription bundle.
Running time: 1:37:24
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Windows 8 has come under fire from PC enthusiasts because it's too tablet focused. But this new OS adds a ton of features for keyboard and mouse users, including several new features--Start tip, Back tip, Switcher, and Snap--that actually greatly enhance this functionality, especially with mouse and keyboard. Instead of complaining, learn to be more efficient!
One of the predecessors of O365, this week is the deadline for MS turning off OLSB. Quite a few folks are having issues (not surprisingly) when trying to migrate.
Of all the datacenters in the world, why did you have to walk into mine, you new set of C++ libraries for the cloud?
The Martian Chronicles: A Radio Dramatization by Ray Bradbury, narrated by The Colonial Radio Players, is one of the best Audible productions I've found, similar to the recently-released Dracula, with a full cast, audio effects, and a soundtrack. A really nice presentation for an epic sci-fi short stories series classic. The separate, short story approach makes it semi-ideal as an audiobook as well.