Windows Weekly 119

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Windows Weekly
Episode 119


Topics

  • Mozilla jumps the shark, wants more concessions from Microsoft
    • Give 'em an inch and they'll take a mile[1]
  • Bing momentum
    • Bing continues to nibble away at Google's lead
    • What happens when the promotional campaign ends?
    • The key is continual improvements
  • Sony drops the price on the PS3
    • Too little too late?
    • Maybe, but they're not actually that far behind the Xbox 360 (which has been on the market a year longer)
  • Exchange Server 2010 RC available
    • You know, if you're into testing huge, complex Microsoft servers [2]

Tip of the Week

  • Pick the right Windows 7 product edition (Redux)
    • Hint: It's almost certainly Windows 7 Home Premium.
  • Get a free Microsoft book about virtualization in PDF format [3]
    • "Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions" By Mitch Tulloch with the Microsoft Virtualization Teams (ISBN: 9780735693371)
    • This guide will teach you about the benefits of the latest virtualization technologies and how to plan, implement, and manage virtual infrastructure solutions. The technologies covered include: Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5, Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization, and Microsoft Virtual Desktop Infrastructure.

Software Pick of the Week

  • TrueCrypt Free, open source file encryption tool.
  • Last Pass Free, cloud-based password management

Notable Quotes

Significant Products

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Sponsors

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Production Information

  • Recorded Date: August 19, 2009
  • Release Date: August 21, 2009
  • Duration: 1:24:15
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  • Edited by: Tony
  • Notes:
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