Windows Weekly 435: Windows Says Whaaat?!

Posted on October 15, 2015 by Paul Thurrott in Podcasts, Windows Weekly with 0


In the latest episode of Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss new builds of Windows 10 for both PCs and phones, new Windows 10 PCs, Project Redstone, limited availability of the new Lumias, and more.

Running time: 2:15:27

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Tip of the week: Enjoy your Groove and Movies & TV content in the living room

Until we get an “X-box” set-top box, our options are a bit limited.

Software pick of the week: Groove + iHeartMusic

Not as integrated as I’d like, but Microsoft partners with iHeartMusic to close Groove’s gap with Apple Music and Spotify. Does it work? Not exactly. But it’s better than the alternative.

Enterprise pick of the week: Ignite 2016

Mary Jo has the scoop on 2016’s biggest Microsoft show for iT and dev.

Codename picks of the week: Peregrine and Hera 

Peregrine was the codename for Surface Pro 4; Hera for Surface Book. (Note the peacock imagery on Surface Book promos. Hera’s spirit animal was the peacock.)

Beer pick of the week: Hammerton Brewery Baron H 

A black IPA brewed with Earl Grey tea. Really nice combo — takes the overly piney edge off the black IPA. Thank you, England (and Steve Brown) for this one: