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Windows Weekly 210: Mow That Phone

In the latest episode of the Windows Weekly podcast, Leo and I discuss this week's Windows Phone "Mango" revelations, Steve Ballmer's Windows 8 blurt, calls for Ballmer's ouster, Microsoft and Google facing off in the cloud, Google Music vs. Amazon Cloud Player, Microsoft's appeal of a years-old EU antitrust fine, and Q1 2011 smart phone market share.

Running time: 1:37:50

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Picks and tips

Windows Weekly tip of the week: Students can buy a new PC ($699 and up) and get a free Xbox 360Nothing like getting in the Back to School spirit in May

Windows 7 app pick: Windows Phone "Mango" Beta Developer Tools

Windows Phone 7 app pick: Picasa Metro. A nice WP-based solution for interfacing with Google Picasa. Provides online album viewing of course, but also light photo editing (including captions), photo uploading (including bulk upload), online photo and album management, an album map view that utilizes Bing Maps, and "Share" capabilities from within the Pictures hub. It's $1.29 but there's a trial available too.

Mobile app pick: Plex

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