Windows Weekly 117

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Windows Weekly
Episode 117


Topics

  • Microsoft/Yahoo! finally hop in bed
    • And when you think about it, this should affect virtually none of us
    • But it's obviously a big deal for both companies
    • I don't expect any serious antitrust issues here
  • The fat lady sings: Microsoft accedes to EU/Opera demands
    • What's next?
    • And now Opera wants even more concessions. Of course.
    • Related: Concession will affect XP, Vista too
  • Windows Home Server Power Pack 3
    • Microsoft is adding Windows 7 support to WHS, after saying they wouldn't
    • Will ship by Windows 7 GA
  • Travel tech
    • We've both been on big trips recently.
    • What devices/technology was indispensible?
    • What was useless?

Tip of the Week

  • Pick the right Windows 7 version - You really only have three viable choices, so relax. Check out my Windows 7 Product Editions comparison to help you decide, I will address some common misconceptions.

Software Pick of the Week

  • Password Safe - "Password Safe allows you to manage your old passwords and to easily and quickly generate, store, organize, retrieve, and use complex new passwords, using password policies that you control. Once stored, your user names and passwords are just a few clicks away."

Notable Quotes

Significant Products

  • Link URL and optional brief description

Sponsors

Audible

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Picks

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Production Information

  • Recorded Date: July 30, 2009
  • Release Date: July 31, 2009
  • Duration: 1:34:21
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  • Edited by: Tony
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