In the latest episode of Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss Surfacegate and other Surface news, two new builds of Windows 10 and what’s happening with Windows 10 Mobile, Cortana updates, and new Office features coming across platforms.
Running time: 2:03:44
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Tip of the week: Disable Skype integration in Windows 10 Mobile (and W10 for PCs)
Just say no to Skype integration. And live a saner life. Even better: Uninstall these terrible apps on Windows 10.
Software picks of the week: All Microsoft mobile apps this week
Windows phones (and Windows 10): Audible gets streaming support!
Android: Mimicker Alarm
Enterprise pick of the week: Azure Stack Technical Preview 1
Microsoft’s “hybrid” platform for users who want to run something very similar to Azure in their own datacenters — a k a Azure Stack — will be available Jan. 29 for testing
Codename pick of the week: Ibiza
One from the archives. Azure Portal was codenamed Ibiza. And Azure Portal is one of the elements in Azure Stack.
Beer pick of the week: Almanac Valley of the Heart’s Delight
A really nice sour blond (in honor of Blonde JoeB) from Almanac in San Francisco. http://www.almanacbeer.com/ourbeer/valley-of-the-hearts-delight/ With apricots, dates and mulberries aged in wine barrels!