Windows Weekly 166
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Recorded: July 22, 2010
Published: July 22, 2010
- Windows Phone gone wild
- Windows Phone is out in the world in near-final form, and I can talk about it now. Let's talk about it now.
- Hubs vs. Productivity apps
- Big pictures highs vs. little missing feature lows (compared to first iPhone)
- Related: I've submitted the first 50 percent of "Windows Phone Secrets."
- Related: Smart phone market share 
- Windows Shortcut vulnerability
- You like plain white icons, right? Good!
- Kinect pricing and bundles revealed. Also, a new low-end Xbox 360
- Microsoft earnings today *** see if the news is up before we break
Windows 7 Feature of the Week: Windows Live Essentials 2011
- Windows Live Essentials is being updated this year in a major way with new versions of Windows Live Photo Gallery, Mail, Messenger, Movie Maker, Writer, Sync, and Family Safety. Oh, and the Bing Bar too.
- Related: I will be starting a Windows Phone 7 Feature Focus series soon as well
Windows 7 Tip of the Week: Use the Reliability Monitor to see what's wrong with your PCs
- Specific to errant Windows and third party applications
- Goes back to whenever you first installed Windows on the PC (August 9, 2009 in my case)
- Offers a "check for a solution link" for remediation, and Windows will check for solutions automatically over time.
Software Pick of the Week
- Microsoft Security Essentials 2 beta - Move quick, because this one is here for a limited time only
- Link URL and optional brief description
- ad times: 1:05-1:13 and 1:33-1:36
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Narrated by Dan John Miller
- G2M #9
- ad times: 0:35-0:50 and 49:31-51:48
- Carbonite.com - offer code windows
- carb 3
- ad times: 0:52-1:04 and 1:21:17-1:23:28
- Edited by: Tony
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