In the latest episode of Windows Weekly, Leo and I discuss Steven Sinofsky's book, some changes coming in the Windows 8 Release Candidate, the launch of the Nokia Lumia 900, Internet Explorer usage is up in 2012, MDOP updates for Windows 8, new Xbox 360 entertainment services, and the mobile patent deathmatch.

Running time: 1:44:33

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Picks

Tip of the week: Get a Windows sticker for your car

I get asked about Apple-like Windows stickers a lot. And now I know of a place to get them: Decals Planet. Thanks to Jake Isenberg for the tip!

Tip of the week #2: Make Windows 8 work on your home network

When you sign-in with a Microsoft account, everything works better. Except for home network access. Here's how to fix that.

Tip of the week #3: Learn how to develop Windows 8 apps

Microsoft is on the road in the US giving a free all-day class on Windows 8/Metro-style app development. Sign up now!

Tip of the week #4: Get "Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012" from Microsoft Press on the Kindle for free!

Amazon is currently offering Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 [Kindle Edition] for free in many countries or very inexpensively elsewhere. Thanks to David Sherman for the tip.

Audible pick of the week: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, narrated by Carolyn McCormick

Thanks to my wife and son for the pick: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins has of course just been released as a movie, but I'm told the first book is the best of the three, by far, and worth the read even by those who exceed the age limits of this youth fiction near-classic. Fans of Ender's Game, Lord of the Flies, Battle Royale and many other fantasy/sci-fi classics will see some familiar themes here.