Windows Weekly 102

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Windows Weekly
Episode 102


Topics

  • Windows 7 Build 7077 Leaked
    • Escrow build for the RC
    • RC possibly being released in May
  • Upgrades from Beta to RC will be supported
    • It's a bit of a process [1]
    • Still recommended to do a clean install for maximum performance
    • Clean installed required to give proper feedback
  • The Apple Tax
    • Microsoft making a push around tax time [2]
    • Reinforcing what was said in previous ads
    • First time Microsoft is really pushing on Apple
    • Right now they are being helped by the economy
    • I'm a PC ads never mentioned Apple, these are more aggressive
  • Aftermath of Paul's Everything Must Go
    • Thousands of responses in minutes
    • Another one in a week or two
  • Google updates web apps for the iPhone
    • Gmail and Calendar both enhanced
    • Advantages over the native client include threaded conversations
    • Takes advantage of the screen really well

Tip of the Week

  • Xbox 360 Users: Amazon launched an Xbox Live store which lets you buy downloadable codes for points and arcade games [3]
  • IE8 Users: InPrivate filtering lets you block ads by importing an xml file [4]

Software Pick of the Week

  • Twhirl Adobe air based Twitter application
  • Twitteron Another adobe air based application with an interesting UI

Notable Quotes

Significant Products

  • Link URL and optional brief description

Sponsors

Audible

  • Audible URL

Picks

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The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (UNABRIDGED)
Narrated by Neil Gaiman

ad time: 0:32-0:42 and 02:59-06:29

GoToMyPC

  • GoToMyPC Q209-1
  • ad time: 0:43-0:56 and 49:34-52:09

Production Information

  • Recorded Date: April 09, 2009
  • Release Date: April 10, 2009
  • Duration: 1:09:36
  • Log line:
  • Edited by: Tony
  • Notes:


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