Windows Weekly 555: Granny Theft Auto

Posted on February 2, 2018 by Paul Thurrott in Podcasts, Windows Weekly with 0 Comments

Leo, Mary Jo, and I discuss Polaris, tons of Windows news, Microsoft’s potential EA purchase, and much, much more.

Download this episode and subscribe to Windows Weekly

Enjoy Windows Weekly on YouTube

Tips and picks

Tip of the week: Get two Sonos speakers for the price of one HomePod

A hilarious new Sonos promotion can save you $50, not to mention your soul
Plus: Buy any Xbox One and get a free game. Yes, including X!

App pick of the week: OneDrive and Office apps for iOS

Especially important for iPad Pro.

Plus: Ink to Code, an intriguing new app generator, um, app

Plus: WhatsApp’s desktop app now on the store

Enterprise pick of the week: Azure Standard Support

Just got $200 cheaper. (Thanks, AWS!) More on the fine print.

‘Microspeak’ pick of the week: Pentad

Microsoft blogger Raymond Chen often posts “Microspeak” — words that MS employees mis/over/oddly use. I sometimes stumble onto Microspeak worth a mention too. Today’s example: Pentad. If you know about the Windows triad, you can kind of guess what Kudo Tsunoda’s “Pentad” might be….

Beer pick of the week: Avery Ginger Sour

Avery Brewing is known for some big, barrel-aged beers. But they make some awesome sours (barrel-aged and not), too. This Ginger one is like a shot of ginger in a sour beer form.

Join the discussion!


Don't have a login but want to join the conversation? Become a Thurrott Premium or Basic User to participate

Comments (0)

Leave a Reply