Windows Weekly 477: Another Question from LonnDawg

Posted on August 4, 2016 by Paul Thurrott in Podcasts, Windows Weekly with 0

Windows Weekly 477: Another Question from LonnDawg

In this episode of Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss the Windows 10 Anniversary Update release for PCs, HoloLens and Windows 10 Mobile, the Xbox One S launch and the August Update for Xbox One, more Microsoft job cuts in mobile, and more.

Running time: 2:11:43

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Tips and picks

Tip of the week: Games with Gold!

It’s August. So there are more free games to be had.

AppRaisin mobile pick of the week: Windows Camera for Windows 10 Mobile

New updates brings panorama functionality into the app. Also:  AdDuplex has launched a web version of AppRaisin (read-only for now) at It is primarily targeted at WP8 users who would also like an app. Could also be useful for those with iOS/Android phones and Windows PCs (aka most people).

Plus: Starbucks app for Windows 10 Mobile now available

Enterprise pick of the week: More about those Windows Enterprise E3/E5 subscription programs

Microsoft pushes enterprise over Pro for businesses

Codename pick of the week: Cairo

Many say Cairo was the codename for Windows NT 4.0, which turned 20 years old this week. But some still think Cairo was more of a set of aspirational features than the codename for a specific release that actually made it to users. (Bonus codename: Razzle: Windows NT)

Beer pick of the week: Stone Farking Wheaton WOOtStout

Leo’s going to San Diego, so why not a beer from Southern Cal (Escondido)?  A big and bold 2016 version of this collaboration stout from Stone Brewing.

Audible pick of the week: Skeleton Crew by Stephen King

Skeleton Crew by Stephen King and narrated by Stephen King, Matthew Broderick, Michael C. Hall, Paul Giamatti, Will Patton, Norbert Leo Butz, Lois Smith, Dylan Baker, Kyle Beltran, Dana Ivey, Robert Petkoff, David Morse, and Frances Sternhagen.

Plus: Be sure to check out Reading List: My Favorite Audiobook Narrators