In the latest episode of Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss the coming May 20 Surface mini launch and rumors of a second Surface device, Intel gets its higher-end chips into Chromebooks, Joe B's Reddit AMA revelations, Microsoft patches IE for XP, a possible Xbox spinoff, OneDrive improvements, and a TechEd 2014 preview.
Running time: 1:42:42
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Software pick of the week: Start Perfect for Windows Phone 8.1
Start Perfect ($.99) is an all-in-one Windows Phone 8.1 Start screen utility.
Thanks to Steve Pelton for the tip!
Enterprise pick of the week: MDOP 2014
The latest version of MS' MDOP virtualization/management bundle is available to those with Software Assurance
Codename pick of the week: Helios
At TechEd next week, we'll hear about the future of .Net on the server: Scott Hanselman will be talking about "Project Helios" -- a new way of writing ASP.NET applications uses OWIN and plugs into IIS.
Beer pick of the week: Abbaye De Saint Bon-Chien - BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
A "gateway" sour from Switzerland. Aged in whiskey, merlot and grappa barrels (!): http://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/2958/30955/
Audible pick of the week: Great author/narrator pairings