In this episode of Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss the Anniversary Update coming to Xbox One, major changes for PC gamers, new Insider Preview builds for Windows 10 and Mobile, the new Surface Membership program, some big developer news, and more.
Running time: 2:11:34
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Tips and picks
Tip of the week: Managing Your Photo Collection in the Smart Phone Age
For years, I managed digital photos much like digital music, replicating the collection across multiple devices and to the cloud to ensure that our precious memories were never lost. But in a recurring theme, smart phones have changed everything. And it’s time to adapt to this change.
AppRaisin app pick of the week: Bank of America
This week, Bank of America launched a new Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app for its customers. The app works on both PCs and Mobile, and brings sophisticated mobile banking capabilities to the Windows ecosystem.
Bonus pick: Google Motion for iOS is amazing.
Enterprise pick of the week: How to run Windows 10 client on Azure
If you’re a Windows 10 Enterprise user with Software Assurance, you’ll be able to run Windows 10 on Azure via Citrix’s Xen Desktop later this year.
Bonus pick: Microsoft’s GigJam preview is now available for all Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad testers.
Codename pick of the week: Highlander
Highlander, aka the Office Planner, is starting to roll out to Office 365 users as of this week.
Beer pick of the week: Cascade Brewing Kriek Ale
Brewed with four kinds of cherries. Check. Aged a year in oak. Check. A sour in the ‘Belgian Flanders’ style. Check. It’s pricey and sort of rare, as it’s seasonal, but totally worth finding this delight from Portland, if you can: http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/cascade-kriek-ale/82022/
JUNE 29: Windows Weekly live in Microsoft’s NYC flagship store on Fifth Avenue. The MS folks at the store have invited us back to do the show live from there. June 29, it is. Meetup likely to follow. Stay tuned for meetup details.
JULY 13: Windows Weekly live from the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto. July 13 starting 2:30 pm or so. Open to show attendees. We’re also working on a meetup for WPC. Stay tuned.