In the latest episode of the Windows Weekly podcast, Leo, Mary Jo and I discuss Nokia's plans for the US, the possibility of a Nokia tablet, Internet Explorer usage, Microsoft's Android patent claims, Kinect and Windows, why Courier was shut down, and the next Xbox video game console.
Running time: 1:47:56
Software pick of the week: Microsoft Office 365 Integration Module for Small Business Server 2011 Essentials Beta
A beta version of a long-awaited add-in that lets you integrate Office 365 with Windows SBS Essentials.
Software pick of the week #2: Facebook for Windows Phone
Facebook for Windows Phone received a major update last week
Enterprise pick of the week: SQL Server 2012 -- with a brand new BI SKU
There's a new BI SKU -- and new core pricing option -- coming in early 2012 with SQL Server 2012
Codename pick of the week: Vancouver
How to add social data to your business app via Azure -- "Social Analytics" is out in preview form as of last week and ready for testers to check out
Audible pick(s) of the week: One Click: Jeff Bezos and the Rise of Amazon.com
Interesting biography of the man behind Amazon.com
And of course...
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, narrated by Dylan Baker. A great official biography of a very complicated person you'd never want to know personally.