Windows Weekly 409: Here is Not Everywhere

Posted on April 16, 2015 by Paul Thurrott in Podcasts, Windows Weekly with 0 Comments

Windows Weekly 409: Here is Not Everywhere

In the latest episode of Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss Google’s wonderful new antitrust problem in Europe, the new build of Windows 10 Mobile for phones, more Windows Phone news, a Surface 3 update, and some Office news.

Running time: 2:00:55

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Picks

Tip of the week: You don’t need to pay for Office

Thinking About Free Office

Software pick of the week: Office Remote for Android

Yep, I called it.

Enterprise pick of the week: Delve

Microsoft rolls out native mobile versions of Delve (its Flipboard-like app for business users) for iOS, Android

Codename pick of the week: Kratos

Are PowerApps (codenamed Kratos) the way MS will start rolling out microservices on Azure?

Beer pick of the week: Victory Kirsch Gose

Nothing says spring like a cherry gose beer! And it clocks in at a modest 4.8% http:/term/www.victorybeer.com/beers/kirsch-gose/

Also: Ignite attendees — want to come to a beer podcast/tweetup in Chicago? Here’s your chance

Tweet to me in less than 140 characters why you think so many IT Pros are craft beer lovers. Use hashtag #BeerIT. Best 30 answers win free ticket to Patch & Switch “Beer Talk Show” podcast (with me as special guest) on Sunday p.m. at the Loews Hotel. There will be a beer sommelier, free craft beer with food pairings, and more!

Reminder on our other meetups at Build and Ignite

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. The official biography is better, especially if you’re more interested in the products he made and less interested in a tortured rewriting of history.