In the latest episode of Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss the developer preview release of Windows Phone 8.1, Mary Jo's interview with Terry Myerson, a possible end to the Scroogled ad campaign, more Office news, Satya Nadella and Big Data, and a new Xbox One system update.
Running time: 2:14:54
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Tip of the week: Master Windows Phone 8.1
Paul's rifling through a series of tips for Windows Phone 8.1. So far...
Show More Tiles - Use a Start Background - Take a Screenshot - Use Reading View in IE 11 - Pin Web Pages to Start as Live Sites - Pin the Sense Apps to Start - more soon.... Plus a freebie: How to use Cortana outside the US.
Tip of the week: Customize Bing with your interests
Software pick of the week: Windows Phone 8.1
There's no reason to wait. And depending on the phone model you have, this may be it anyway.
Software pick of the week: WebApps for Windows Phone
WebApps for Windows Phone 8.x - Discover a curated list of HTML5 web apps that support beautiful live tiles. It's a great way to pin web sites that don't support the Live Sites feature in WP 8.1 too.
Enterprise pick of the week: Windows 8.1 Update and Windows Server 2012 R2 Update
Volume licensees can get both of these as of this week. There's a new deadline for deployment, too.
Enterprise pick of the week 2: XP custom patches
If you're a big business still on XP, you might be able to get those custom XP patches cheaper than you thought: http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-chops-the-price-of-custom-windows-xp-patches-7000028512/
Beer pick of the week: Dogfish Head Aprihop
A nice seasonal beer. IPA with apricots for April: http://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/64/3951/