Windows Weekly 238
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Recorded: December 8, 2011
Published: December 8, 2011
- Confirmed: Windows 8 Beta in Late February
- As rumored, Windows 8 Beta won't ship till late February. Is this a delay? Is it serious?
- Related: IDC says Win 8 to be "largely irrelevant on PCs"… Discuss!
- Desktop Apps on Win 8 on ARM: Anything new to say this week?
- Plus: The return of squirting!? Say it ain't so!
- Windows Store Details Emerge
- 70/30 split until $25,000 in revenues, then 80/20.
- Free apps at Beta; paid, free, and trial later
- Business users to get private marketplace option for Metro apps only (it seems)
- Plus some interesting numbers from Microsoft.
- Windows Defender Offline hits beta
- What is this and why users might care: http://www.winsupersite.com/article/windows-7/windows-defender-offline-beta-141535
- Xbox 360 Dashboard Update Goes Live
- A bit late, but it's there
- What's new, what's changed, and why this is a big deal
- Microsoft Delivers Xbox LIVE Companion App for Windows Phone ... Plus Xbox LIVE App for iOS
- A sleeping giant awake, sort of.. But where's the Android version?
- Verizon Wireless vs. Windows Phone
- For once, a wireless carrier has a reasonable demand. Why doesn't Windows Phone really support 4G??
- Related: T-Mobile and Nokia to announce next week the Nokia 710 -- first Nokia phone coming to U.S.
- Carrier IQ
- Serious privacy invasion or latest example of much ado over nothing?
Software Pick of the Week: Xbox Companion App for Windows Phone
- Microsoft releases a most curious app for Windows Phone users. But does it really make sense to control your Xbox from the phone?
Software Pick of the Week #2: My Xbox LIVE for iOS (iPhone and iPad)
- Microsoft brings Windows Phone's Games hub to iOS in the form of My Xbox LIVE. It's a great little app, especially the iPad version.
Enterprise Pick of the Week: Exchange Server 2010 SP2
- Another example of MS taking steps to connect on-prem and cloud with tools, services
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