In the latest episode of the Windows Weekly podcast, Leo, Mary Jo and I discuss HP's blockbuster decision to kill webOS and sell/spin off its dominant PC business, the Google/Motorola deal and what it really means, Steven Sinofsky starts blogging about Windows 8 and carefully reveals a few morsels of real information, we're holding a BUILD Blogger Bash, Microsoft's living room bet is all Xbox (and not Windows or Zune), BPOS to Office 365 migrations, Scott Adams and Windows Phone, Windows Azure pricing, and Paul's trip this week to Petaluma.

Running time: 1:29:49



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Tip of the week: More free eBooks from Microsoft Press, this time a 337 page whopper about Office 365. PDF only right now but MOBI and ePUB are coming soon. 

Software pick of the week: Defender of the Crown for iPhone and iPad. Classic Amiga game (from Cinemaware) comes to iOS. 

Enterprise pick of the week:  Dynamics CRM Online (yes, it had an outage this week, too). But there are new things coming before the end of this year for MS' Salesforce competitor....  

Codename pick of the week:  Alchemie .... It's all about the Courier tablet 

Audible picks of the week:   Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Dominion by Eric Van Lustbader, narrated by Jeremy Davidson. Latest entry in the Jason Bourne series , which has been continued in decent fashion by Van Lustbader.  And/or... Carte Blanche: The New James Bond Novel by Jeffery Deaver, narrated by Toby Stephens. The new James Bond novel, in which the venerable spy is updated for the modern era  and operates outside the law.