In the latest episode of the Windows Weekly podcast, Mary Jo Foley, Iyaz Akhtar, and I discuss Call of Duty Black Ops 2 (not really), Steven Sinofsky's ouster from Microsoft, the slippery slope of ads in Windows 8, IE 10 for Windows 7, and more Microsoft news.
Running time: 1:42:06
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Software pick of the week: Skype for Windows Phone 8
This is how Microsoft integrates VoIP into Windows Phone 8. It's done right, and third parties are free to play as well
Software pick of the week #2: Angry Birds Star Wars for Windows 8, RT and Windows Phone
I never thought I'd want to play another Angry Birds game. But this one is just fun, combining elements of classic Angry Birds with Angry Birds Space and Star Wars character capabilities. Plus both offer real Xbox LIVE achievements!
Angry Birds for Windows 8/RT- $4.99
Software pick of the week#3: SkyDrive updated with selective sync and shared content
Enterprise pick of the week: SharePoint Newsfeed app for WP8
The SharePoint team is working on at least two client side apps for Win 8, WP8 and iOS. The Newsfeed app (and the SkyDrive Pro app) are available for WP8 first
Codename pick of the week: Triton
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Audible pick of the week: Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham, narrated by Edward Herrmann and Jon Meacham