Windows Weekly 346: Halfway to Metro

Windows Weekly 346: Halfway to Metro

The one where Mary Jo and I discuss newly leaked details about Windows 8.1 Update 1

In the latest episode of Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss a new Windows 8.1 Update 1 leak, a Surface firmware update fracas, Surface 2 is back in stock, Microsoft didn't pay video bloggers to promote Xbox One, HP tweaks Microsoft's nose again, a new Microsoft CEO rumor, and a lot of other news.

Running time: 1:48:27

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Tip of the week: Remotely access your home PC

LogMeIn killed their free remote access product this week. Here are some alternatives. Router - TeamViewer (free for individuals) - LogMeIn Hamachi + Remote Desktop Connection. 

Software pick of the week: Bing Sports for Windows Phone 8

New version of Bing Sports for Windows Phone 8 adds live game experiences for NBA, NFL and some international soccer leagues I don't know anything about, sorry. This app--plus the other Bings apps, including News, Weather and Finance--are all amazing.

Enterprise pick of the week: Hortonworks Data Platform for Windows 2.0 goes GA

Say it loud and proud: Hadoop!!

Bonus Enterprise pick: Enterprise content (and free downloadable guides) for biz users for Windows 8.1:

Beer pick of the week: Cigar City Florida Cracker

A nice witbier:

And in a can because it's National Can Appreciation Day on Jan. 24: (yes, really)

Paul: I have a quick add here if possible - America's first Trappist ale is here. And it's from ... Massachusetts? I'm going to get some this weekend

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