In this episode of Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss Surface AIO rumors, the end of Microsoft Band, how long it may take to get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, a new Windows Insider build, Patch Tuesday, the sunsetting of Sunrise, tons of Xbox news, and a lot more.
Running time: 2:05:02
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Tips and picks
Tip of the week: Audible Channels are now free for Prime Members
Audible Channels—a unique feature of the Audible service that provides short format original programming and exclusive content and podcasts to the audiobook service—is now free for Amazon Prime members.
App pick of the week: Twitter for Xbox One
Enterprise pick of the week: Service Fabric preview for Linux
Service Fabric – Microsoft’s microservices platform (and its PAAS 2.0 play) — is coming to Linux. The Linux on Azure version of Service Fabric goes to public preview on Sept. 26.
Codename pick of the week: Project Madeira
Madeira, a k a, the Financials component of Microsoft’s upcoming Dynamics 365 cloud bundle is back in the news – this time because of a price leak. It’ll be $40 per user per month on its own or more if you go for the more comprehensive coming Dynamics 365 plans.
Beer pick of the week: Brew Gentleman’s Lou
A double IPA from an unsung brewery in Pittsburgh (Braddock, PA) that’s really worth seeking out. (Benefit for fighting ALS – Lou Gherig’s disease). More on Ales for ALS here.
Don’t forget: Windows Weekly will be live at Microsoft Ignite.We’ll be doing the show at our usual time on September 28 at 2 pm ET. We may have some special guests. Meetup is still in planning, but likely right after the show.
PT and MJF also doing a live Windows Weekly at the upcoming DEV Intersection/IT Intersection show in Vegas the last week of October. (October 26 – which could be the same day of the MS hardware launch in NYC.)