Windows Weekly 444: May the FOURs be With You

Posted on December 17, 2015 by Paul Thurrott in Podcasts, Windows Weekly with 0 Comments

Windows Weekly 444: May the FOURs be With You

Just when you thought Windows Weekly couldn’t get any more epic, we present this special live event from the Microsoft flagship store in New York City! Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss the updated roadmap for OneDrive for Business, Microsoft’s recent apologies, the season of Windows 10 universal apps, the first Windows 10 “Redstone” build, and much more.

Running time: 1:28:52

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Picks

Tip of the week: Use your phone—and only your phone—to get content on the big screen.

It’s another Christmas miracle. Continuum works. And so does Miracast.

Plus: Two great tips for Band 2 users here and here

Software pick of the week: Pandora for Windows 10

This is a big deal for Windows 10 users on PCs, tablets and phones.

Enterprise pick of the week: StorSimple

Microsoft’s hybrid storage appliance gets a new member of the family: http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2015/12/16/microsoft-democratizes-hybrid-cloud-storage-with-expanded-storsimple-portfolio.aspx

Codename pick of the week: Highlander

There can be only one… Microsoft Planner! Now rolling out to First Release Office 365 business users in preview form: http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-starts-rolling-out-office-365-planner-preview/

Beer pick of the week: Evil Twin Christmas Eve in a New York City Hotel Room

From one of those devilish Danish beer brewers — the one based in Brooklyn — here’s an imperial stout with one of the best beer names ever. And it’s delicious (and on tap at Rattle): http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/evil-twin-christmas-eve-at-a-new-york-city-hotel-room-2011-/157847/

Special thanks!

To our NYC production crew: Andrew Zarian and Chris Tobin, and to Andy Lutzsky, Microsoft PR. Without these guys, today wouldn’t have happened.