In the latest episode of the Windows Weekly podcast, Leo Laporte and Mary Jo Foley discussRTM and General Availability dates, a slightly different schedule, 630 million licenses sold for Windows 7, Microsoft fixes a serious Windows 8 RP bug, the Microsoft Partner Conference, more Microsoft Stores on the way, some new Azure services, and the Bing Fund.
Running time: 1:33:38
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Tip of the week: Two things that make Windows 8 better immediately
First, learn at least one keyboard shortcut (WINKEY + C, for Charms) to get unstuck no matter where you are in the OS. Second, enable File History immediately. It's one of Windows 8's best features, but it's off by default.
Software pick of the week: Windows Server 2012 Essentials Beta
This could be the Windows Home Server you're looking for.
Enterprise pick of the week:FPP (fully packaged product) and Office 365 Open
What are these and why you should care
Codename pick of the week: Katal
The Azure Service Management Portal/API technology for Win Server