Windows Weekly 104

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Windows Weekly
Episode 104


Topics

  • Release Candidate Scheduled for May 5th
    • Build 7100 dated April 21st
    • Will be available on MSDN/Technet and then publicly
    • Technical testers haven't gotten any interim builds since the beta
    • Upgrades from previous builds are possible, but not recommended
    • Previously mentioned guest mode will not be included in the final verison
  • There will be a Windows 8
    • Julie Larson-Green, head of Windows user experience, confirms they are looking towards the future
    • Very little known about it besides job postings on Microsoft's website
  • Windows Live Wave 3 Updates
    • Intregated web messenger with Live mail
    • Added more web activties for your personal portal such as Facebook, flickr, and more
    • Contacts integration with myspace, facebook, and linkedIn
  • Oracle buys Sun
    • Oracle really had only two direct competitors, mySQL and SQL Server
    • Java is one of the most installed pieces of software
    • Oracle's attempt to be viable on the future
    • Big impact on cloud computing
    • Little effect on the desktop

Tip of the Week

  • If you buy 4,000 Xbox live points on the Amazon Store before May 1st you will get a $10 credit [1]

Software Pick of the Week

  • Real Player Lets you download FLV files from youtube and other sites in its HD form.
  • Jaunty Jackalope Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope ships today

Notable Quotes

Significant Products

  • Link URL and optional brief description

Sponsors

Audible

  • Audible URL

Picks

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Quantum of Solace: The Complete James Bond Short Stories by Ian Fleming (UNABRIDGED)
Narrated by Simon Vance

adtime: 0:32-0:42 and 42:01-47:26

GoToMyPC

  • Q209-2

adtime: 0:44-0:58 and 19:03-21:21

Production Information

  • Recorded Date: April 23, 2009
  • Release Date: April 24, 2009
  • Duration: 56:14
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  • Edited by: Tony
  • Notes:
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