In this episode of Windows Weekly, Fr. Robert Ballecer joins Mary Jo Foley and I to discuss next week’s BUILD 2016, Edge support for extensions, a new Windows 10 build, a major change to Intel processor development, the Windows 10 Mobile ugprade drama, Tay.ai, and some Xbox news.
Running time: 2:07:26
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Tips and picks
Tip of the week: Use Chrome to make web apps work like native apps
Tip of the week #2: Audible sharing
Tip of the week #3: It’s Crazy Eddie time
Microsoft’s Xbox Spring Sale has some great deals (so does the Windows Store Spring Sale with Oxenfree 25 percent off!)… Get an Xbox One for as little as $299 – But go to Amazon.com to get Gears of War: Ultimate Edition (digital code) for just $10!!!
Enterprise pick of the week: SandDance
There’s a new Power BI visualization in town: SandDance. It’s from MSR/MS Garage and is a new standalone visualization tool and/or add-in for Power BI.
Codename pick of the week: Project Willow
The lightweight installer/installation experience coming in Visual Studio 2016 seems to have its own codename: Project Willow. (thanks, yet again, to The Walking Cat for sussing this out). See this screen shot: http://www.zdnet.com/article/heres-whats-inside-microsofts-private-preview-of-visual-studio-next/
Beer pick of the week: Almanac Gold Gate Gose
It’s Build 2016 next week. When in SF, drink SF beers! Almanac Brewing has a really good gose, and it’s one of the beers likely to be available at our April 1 meetup at Red Dog Restaurant/Bar. Join us 4 to 7 pm. If you’re in SF