Windows Weekly 239
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Recorded: December 15, 2011
Published: December 15, 2011
- A year later than expected, a "flood" of Microsoft apps for iOS finally arrive ... Plus, Two for Android!
- OneNote for the iPad; Lync communications for iPhone/iPad (in the midst of approval); Kinectimals; and SkyDrive for iPhone
- And now Hotmail for Android too!
- Plus: Speaking of the opening of Microsoft, how about XMPP support for Windows Live Messenger?
- MS to start autoupdating users to latest version of IE
- Following in the footsteps of Mozilla and Chrome -- except with more opt-out options
- A good move for MS? For devs? For business users? Consumers?
- TV and Entertainment Content comes to Xbox LIVE
- Hands on with Verizon FIOS, YouTube, iHeartRadio, TMZ, and SyFy. Well, not TMZ.
- Windows Phone SMS attack bug: Update
- Not really an "attack". And not just SMS, nor just Windows Phone.
- Related: New Windows Phone apps out this week: HealthVault client, SkyDrive app
- MS' "gimmick" to reward Android phone users affected by malware with a Win Phone yields 3,400 applicants (MS says) "Winning!"
- Nokia rumor roundup: What's coming in 2012
- First Nokia phone in U.S. (as expected) is the 710 on T-Mobile. $50 bucks on T-Mobile as of Jan. 11
- Rumors of Nokia testing LTE phones with Verizon and AT&T
- Will we hear more at CES?
- MJF has one tipster saying Verizon gets Nokia phone of some sort in March/April
- Microsoft (finally) rolls out So.cl, its latest social-networking project
- FUSE Labs' latest 'experiment' is aimed at students and is all about visual search and sharing
- Silverlight 5: The end of the road or not?
- MS still not talking, but they did say SL5 is supported through 2021 (implying to many that this is the last major release)
- So what's the story for WP devs? LOB devs? Xbox Live TV?
Tip of the Week: Make Windows Live Messenger suck a little less
- Rafael explains how to remove the atrocious Messenger sharing window using the latest version of A-Patch, the longtime Messenger customizer
Software Pick of the Week: Microsoft Apps for iOS and Android
- iOS: Kinectimals, Lync, SkyDrive, OneNote, Halo Waypoint, My Xbox LIVE, Bing, and Photosynth, oh my!
- Android: Just Lync so far. Have yourself a Microsoft Christmas.
Enterprise pick of the week: MAP Toolkit 6.5
- The Assessment and Planning toolkit is ready for download: http://windowsteamblog.com/windows/b/springboard/archive/2011/12/06/microsoft-assessment-and-planning-toolkit-6-5-now-available-for-download.aspx
Codename pick of the week: Roswell
- It's all about the Big Data
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