Windows Weekly 392: Building Fort Kickass

Windows Weekly 392: Building Fort Kickass

The one where Mary Jo is back from Europe

In the latest episode of Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss changes to how Microsoft will monetize Windows, changes to the Windows 10 schedule, new problems with the latest build of Windows 10, how low-cost Windows devices have changed the market in 2014, the Bingification of Office, MDOP 2014 R2 and Intune updates, forking .NET, and Microsoft v. United States.

Running time: 1:45:22

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Picks

Tip of the week: 12 Days of Deals

Take advantage of Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals and save money this holiday season. (US only, but there is a Canada version too). The best deal might be $149 for the Microsoft Work/Play Bundle.

Software pick(s) of the week: lots of phone love this week...

Minecraft - Pocket Edition for Windows Phone 8.1

Yep. It's finally here. But it does cost $6.99.

HERE Maps

HERE Maps updated on Windows, Windows Phone (plus Android version is out of beta)

Office Lens updated

Now with business card support

Surface Hub app for Surface Pro 3

Now with Windows button control

Enterprise pick of the week: SharePoint Online (and Public Sites)

SharePoint Online users beware: MS is quietly eliminating features without much (if any) warning

Codename pick of the week: Fairfax

Microsoft Azure Government Cloud (codenamed Fairfax) is now generally available 

Beer pick of the week: Knee Deep Imperial Tanilla Porter

vanilla porter with punch. pow! From Auburn, Calif.'s Knee Deep: http://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/23200/83600/?ba=ananddullabh

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