In this episode of Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss the Windows 10 Anniversary Update roadmap, more Windows 10 news, a major set of OneDrive for Business updates, the battle of the chatbots, and Alcantara: It’s the fabric of our lives.
Running time: 1:42:36
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Tips and picks
Tip of the week: Downgrade from Windows 10 Mobile on a Windows Phone 8.1 Handset
While Windows phone fans have been waiting impatiently for the Windows 10 Mobile upgrade on their existing Windows Phone 8.1 handsets, the truth is, this may not be an ideal upgrade for many. The good news? If you find that Windows 10 Mobile isn’t working well for you, you can roll it back to a stock Windows Phone 8.1.x install.
AdDuplex mobile app pick of the week: Disney CrossyRoad
For mobile and PC – Thanks to Alan Mendelevič
Enterprise pick of the week: Another Patch Tuesday!
Hey, Patch Tuesday fans (anyone?): Office is now getting its own Patch Tuesday – the first Tuesday of the month – for non-security fixes and updates: http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-office-gets-its-own-patch-tuesday/ (yay?)
Codename pick of the week: Madeira
Madeira isn’t the next version of on-premises Dynamics NAV. Instead, it’s a new SMB service, hosted on Azure, that lets users handle business tasks like finance, purchasing, etc., from inside Outlook: http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-takes-wraps-off-its-madeira-smb-business-management-service/
Beer pick of the week: Founders KBS 2016
It’s the most wonderful time of the bourbon-stout year. http://foundersbrewing.com/our-beer/kbs/
Founders, Founders, Founders!
Audible pick of the week: Audible Expands with Channels of Free Content for Members
Audible—the world’s leading source of audiobook and spoken audio entertainment—this week launched a beta version of a new Channels feature which provides members with free access to ad-free podcasts, news, comedy, and exclusive shows.