Windows Weekly 126

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Windows Weekly
Episode 126

Topics

  • Update on our Windows 7 launch party
    • Ed Bott, Mary Jo Foley and Tom Warren are all onboard.
    • Will be held at 6:00 pm the day of the launch at "Antarctica" ... everyone is invited
    • Windows 7 giveaways
  • Related: PC market share stats from Q3 2009 - and whether Windows 7 will help
  • Zune HD: The morning after
    • Some misgivings about Microsoft's excellent digital media platform
    • Hard to recommend something that competes with the iTunes/iPod ecosystem
  • Microsoft's Dangerous Sidekick failure
    • Hey it could be worse *cough* Snow Leopard
  • Windows Mobile 6.5
    • What went wrong ... and can Microsoft fix this?

Tip of the Week

  • Going to Windows 7? It's time to adopt AAC, H.264 - Last year, I recommended MP3 over AAC for audio and tentatively recommended H.264 for video. But if you're moving to Windows 7, there's no reason to look back

Software Pick of the Week

  • DisplayFusion - Multi-monitor enhancements for Windows (XP, Vista, 7). Primary reason: Different wallpaper on each screen, or one image that spans both screens. There's a free version and a paid version that does more

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Significant Products

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