Windows Weekly 478: It’s the Cupping, Leo!

Posted on August 11, 2016 by Paul Thurrott in Podcasts, Windows Weekly with 0 Comments

Windows Weekly 478: It's the Cupping, Leo!

In this episode of Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss the next steps for Windows 10 and Windows Insiders, tons of related Windows 10 news, Windows 10 tips and tricks, and a new security issue.

Running time: 1:52:32

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Tips and picks

Tip of the week: Manage Your Windows 10 Devices

You now have different limits for Windows 10 on devices (unlimited), Store purchases (10), Groove Music Pass (4), and Movies & TV (5). You have limits on the amount of devices you can remove per month in some cases too. Plus: An important meta-tip about device naming.

Plus: Play Amiga games in your web browser

(The last?) AppRaisin mobile pick of the week: Groove Music

Groove Music keeps on improving. Those on the Windows Insider Fast ring can get a new version of the app that has improved Explore playlists.

Plus: Sway for Windows 10 is updated.

Enterprise pick of the week: Common Data Model is now in public preview

Microsoft’s entity database for PowerApps, Flow and soon Dynamics 365 is now available to testers.

Codename pick of the week: Wizard/Tinman

We heard last year Wizard/Tinman was the codename for Continuum. New verification of that this week, thanks to The Walking Cat. (Before it was Wizard/Tinman, Continuum was “Modern Glass” according to a MSR presentation.

Beer pick of the week: Full Tilt Brewing Hop the Cat IPA

It was International Cat Day on Aug. 8. In honor of cats and their breweries, here’s a pick from Baltimore’s Full Tilt Brewing: Hop the Cat IPA. (named for the brewer’s cat, Hops)

Audible pick of the week: The Fireman by Joe Hill

The Fireman by Joe Hill and narrated by Kate Mulgrew is “chilling novel about a worldwide pandemic of spontaneous combustion that threatens to reduce civilization to ashes and a band of improbable heroes who battle to save it, led by one powerful and enigmatic man known as the Fireman.” Does this sound like the type of story Stephen King might write?