In the final episode of 2020, Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss a few news items from the past two weeks and our Microsoft predictions for the coming year.
Tips and picks
Tip of the week: Lose yourself in a tech podcast
I mostly listen to non-tech podcasts. But a few tech podcasts have helped me get through the pandemic too.
App pick of the year: Affinity Photo
I picked up Affinity Photo for half price back in June, but even at $50, it’s a great alternative to Adobe Photoshop Elements, let alone full-blown PS CC. I wish they made a video editor too.
Enterprise pick of the week: Using Microsoft 365 Defender to protect against Solorigate
Enterprise pick of the week No. 2: Azure free account users get 5 more services
Newly added free amounts of Service Bus, VPN Gateway, Load Balancer, Container Registry, Archive Storage, as well as increased free amounts of Cosmos DB are now available for eligible Azure free account users for the first 12 months.
Beer pick of the week: Evil Twin Happy New Beer
Just in time for New Year’s, here’s Evil Twin’s Russian Imperial Stout, called Happy New Beer 2021.