Windows Weekly 578: Barnstorming

Posted on July 19, 2018 by Paul Thurrott in Podcasts, Windows Weekly with 1 Comment

Leo, Mary Jo, and I discuss Andromeda, Microsoft’s relationship with Android, Office 365, the PC market, and much, much more.

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Tips and picks

Tip of the week: Time to test alternative web browsers

We’re all familiar with Chrome, Firefox, and Edge. But I’m testing Brave, Opera, and Vivaldi over the next few weeks. Maybe you should as well.

App pick of the week: Windows Timeline Support

Add Chrome or Firefox to Timeline in Windows 10 – All it takes is a new browser plug-in

Enterprise pick of the week: Office 365 for IT Pros: The regularly updated bible for all your O365 questions

Tony Redmond and his merry band of MVP coauthors has released the latest (2019) version of Office 365 for IT Pros. And they’re offering a 20% discount to Windows Weekly listeners.

Enterprise pick No. 2: Still on Win Server 2008/SQL Server 2008? Here’s a new support option

It might not be for everyone and every workload, but MS is dangling the possibility of three additional years of security updates for those on Win Server 2008/SQL Server 2008 – if you move your workload to Azure.

Beer pick of the week: Shacksbury Rose Cider

If you’re a rose drinker and/or a cider drinker, you’ve got to try the dry Rose Cider from Shacksbury in Vergennes, Vermont. It’s like a 2 for 1 form factor: It’s got something for all the folks interested in trying out a hybrid.


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One response to “Windows Weekly 578: Barnstorming”

  1. skane2600

    I don't think Android being open source has anything to do with antitrust concerns. Are there any antitrust laws that recognize open source as a mitigating factor?