Windows Weekly 467: Don’t Click the Red X

Posted on May 26, 2016 by Paul Thurrott in Podcasts, Windows Weekly with 0 Comments

Windows Weekly 467: Don't Click the Red X

In this episode of Windows Weekly, Brad Sams joins us to discuss his late-breaking Xbox news, and then Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss Microsoft’s latest phone disaster, changes to Windows 10 Mobile, Upgradegate, the Windows 7 Convenience Update, Android on Chromebooks, Office 365 updates, and more.

Running time: 1:46:57

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Tips and picks

Tip of the week: Lumia 950 XL is $150 off through May, with a free Display Dock

If you’re still holding a candle for Windows phone, the Lumia 950 XL Is temporarily the right price.

AdDuplex mobile app pick of the week: Planner 5D

Planner 5D for Windows 10

Enterprise pick of the week: Win 7 convenience rollup tips

From the MS Ask Premier Field Engineering blog.

And for those with their head in the cloud, a new handy Azure security documentation/information site

Rumor of the week: Dongles for one and all!

Keep your eyes on Microsoft’s Computex demos next week. https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2016/05/23/looking-forward-to-computex-2016/

Beer pick of the week: Holy Mountain Witchfinder

If you’re in Seattle, visit this cult brewery that’s just a short hop* from downtown. They make some great saisons and farmhouse ales, like the new Brett-conditioned Witchfinder: http://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/36949/201992/

* Nice pun –Paul