Windows Weekly 496: The ARMs Have It

Posted on December 15, 2016 by Paul Thurrott in Podcasts, Windows Weekly with 0 Comments

Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss Windows 10 on ARM, Cortana (finally) coming to devices, bots, bots, and more bots, and so much more.

Running time: 2:01:38

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Tips and picks

Tip of the week: Microsoft Launches New Two-Day Sale on High-End Surface Books

Today and tomorrow only if you’re in the market

Plus: New today for Modern Warfare Remastered!!!

Plus: You can still use an Office 365 Personal offer to add time to an existing Office 365 Home subscription.

Plus: Both Xbox One S and PS4 Slim are $250 through December 24!

Surprise Twitter picks:

Garth H @msft_tinkering: Oh Nice Lost Odyssey is free until the end of the month @thurrott surprise pick for Windows Weekly?

Russ Delaney @techruss: @thurrott I see your Photoshop Elements is now back on sale again in the Windows Store for $69 through January 10th.

Appraisin mobile app pick of the week: Groove

Groove Music picked up music video support on Windows 10 for PC, tablet and mobile.

Enterprise pick of the week: 16 years of MS support? Welcome to Premium Assurance

If you’re a Software Assurance customer and want up to 16 years of support for certain older versions of Win Server and SQL Server, this offer might be for you.

Codename pick of the week: Athens

One from the vault. Thee original codename for Windows 10 IoT Core – which has been in the news this past week – was “Athens.”

Beer pick of the week: Anchor Christmas Ale 2016

It’s that time of the year. Here come the Christmas beers. Anchor’s 2016 version is out and is tasty, as usual.



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