Windows Weekly 258: Now With Better Remediation

Paul Thurrott

April 29, 2012

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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Tip of the week: How to choose between Live Mesh with SkyDrive App for Windows

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Software pick of the week: SkyDrive app for Windows and OS X, SkyDrive 2.0 Mobile app for Windows Phone, iPad, iPhone

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Enterprise pick of the week: Exchange 15

Tongues are wagging about some of the features that may make it into the next version fo Microsoft's email server 

Codename pick of the week: Daphne

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Paul Thurrott

Paul Thurrott is senior technical analyst for Windows IT Pro. He writes the SuperSite for Windows, a weekly editorial for Windows IT Pro UPDATE, and a daily Windows news and information newsletter called WinInfo Daily UPDATE.

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