Windows Weekly 482: Five Bank Robberies

Posted on September 8, 2016 by Paul Thurrott in Podcasts, Windows Weekly with 0

Windows Weekly 482: Five Bank Robberies

In this week’s episode of Windows Weekly, we discuss the possibility of a fall Microsoft hardware event, Windows Holographic at WinHEC in December, what’s next for Microsoft Surface and the rumored Surface Phone, whether Microsoft could have won the mobile market, and how Mary Jo and Paul got into the business.

Running time: 2:16:13

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Tips and picks

Tip of the week: Pre-Order the First Xbox Play Anywhere Games!

You can now pre-order the first wave of Xbox Play Anywhere game titles from the Windows Store.

Plus: Games with Gold!

App pick of the week: Chrome for Windows

Chrome picks up Material Design, better battery life, and improved performance. Hey, I asked for those!

AppRaisin mobile app pick of the week: Instagram for Windowspicks up Stories feature

Enterprise pick of the week: Windows 10 Enterprise E3 and E5

E3 is available (at least from 3 distributors) as of Sept. 1. E5 coming to Cloud Service Provider channel on Oct. 1. E3 is $7/user/month; E5 is $14/user/month

Codename pick of the week: Concord

Microsoft is doing a lot of working on improving its internal product build processes and tools. [Concord is the codename for the build language used by Windows to speed its build work.]( keynotes.html) Will any of these tools be available to external devs… maybe?

Beer pick of the week: Pipeworks Cucumber Saison

Do you really, really love cucumbers? If so, this saison is for you. (if youdon’t, steer clear!) Pipeworks is a great brewery from Chicago

Reminders about our upcoming live Windows Weekly broadcasts in Atlanta (Ignite); Vegas; and Amsterdam