Windows Weekly 501: No-mentum

Posted on January 19, 2017 by Paul Thurrott in Podcasts, Windows Weekly with 5 Comments

Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss an interesting Microsoft mobile patent, tons of Windows 10 news, Surface firmware updates, AI, Xbox, and more.

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Tips and picks

Tip of the week: Turn Off Web-Based Skype Notifications

Microsoft has fixed the inability to disable Skype notification sounds in its websites, and in doing so, they may have just saved my sanity as well.

Tip #2 of the week: Use Your Microsoft Account on Your Mac

While you can easily configure and use your Microsoft account on Windows, Android, and iOS, the Mac requires a bit more work.

Mobile app pick of the week: Office Lens for iPad

It’s finally here.

Enterprise pick of the week 1: Office 365 Staff Hub

A new app for some business users of Office 365: Staff Hub

Enterprise pick of the week 2: A new Linux distribution now available on Azure: Clear Linux OS

Beer pick of the week: In honor of the inauguration: Thanks Obama

WW is a family show, so we try to avoid politics. But this Winter Rye IPA from Surly brewing just HAD to be beer pick of the week: http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2017/01/16/surly-new-beer-thanks-obama/  (hat tip: @TechnoSquid)

 

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