In the latest episode of the Windows Weekly podcast, Iyaz Akhtar, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss the Windows 8 Release Preview announcement and what it means to the schedule, a possible BUILD 2.0 Conference for October, a major SkyDrive update that puts Microsoft's cloud storage over the top (but doesn't replace all of the nice features in Live Mesh), Microsoft Security Essentials 4.0, the "Woodstock" replacement for Zune services, a nose-dive in video game sales affects Xbox, and whether Microsoft will sell Bing.
Running time: 1:23:56
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