Windows Weekly 406: Back From ‘Nam

Posted on March 26, 2015 by Paul Thurrott in Podcasts, Windows Weekly with 0 Comments

Mary Jo Foley is back from her epic trip to Asia and her, Leo Laporte and I discuss Microsoft’s evolving business model, Microsoft’s Android device deals, a ton of Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile news, tidbits from WinHEC, and some great updates for developers.

Running time: 1:48:51

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Picks

Tip of the week: Keep Xbox Music playlists offline on Windows Phone 8.1

Minor Update to Xbox Music for Windows Phone 8.1 Explains OneDrive Integration

Software pick of the week: Windows 10 build 10041

Now available in ISO form

Codename pick (also an enterprise pick) No. 1: Tuva

Windows Server 2016 Nano Server is codenamed Tuva, say the tipsters.

Codename pick No. 2 of the week: Milkyway

Microsoft’s plan to try to convince mobile operators/OEMs that faster updates for Windows Phone are a good thing

Beer pick of the week: Pizza Boy Brewing Eternal Sunshine

This is both a tribute to last week’s guest, Dr. Pizza (who, I hear, did a TEA pick of the week), plus to spring. Spring is a great time for this lemony/citrusy sour from Erie, PA

Audible pick of the week: Becoming Steve Jobs

Becoming Steve Jobs by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli, narrated by: George Newbern.

Not clear we need yet another book about Steve Jobs. But here it is.

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