Windows Weekly 135

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Windows Weekly
Episode 135


Topics

  • Round one: Microsoft vs. EU
    • Done and done
    • What's happening. What it means
  • Round two: Intel vs. USA
    • This one is just starting up
    • Looks similar to Microsoft trial, but is very different
  • Microsoft steals more intellectual property
    • Sort of: Another third party contractor did it, this time in China
  • All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth. And a laptop.
    • Dell ruined my wife's Christmas present. So I ordered another Dell.
  • Bing on the iPhone
    • Microsoft's first mainstream iPhone app
    • A "flood" of iPhone apps to follow - maybe some news around CES
  • Google Nexus One
    • Please. This means nothing.

Tip of the Week

  • Get downloadable PC games from Amazon.com - Some excellent games for cheap: Far Cry 2 and Rainbow 6 Vegas are both $5 right now, for example. (Normally $20 each.) [1]

Thanks to Corey Stamm for the tip

  • Get a free eBook about Microsoft Office 2010 [2]

Software Pick of the Week

  • Power Plan Assistant for Windows 7 - Power Plan Assistant can be used with any 32-bit or 64-bit edition of Windows® 7. It allows a user to switch between the built-in and custom power plans (all the plans, not just 2 of them, as it is when operating via system Power icon), auto-switch a PC to 'High Performance' on plugging in, and much more.
  • Panda Cloud Antivirus 1.0 - Now with 64 bit support.

Notable Quotes

Significant Products

  • Link URL and optional brief description

Sponsors

Audible

Picks

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Fiasco by Stanislaw Lem (UNABRIDGED)
Narrated by Oliver Wyman

Other Sponsor

GoToMyPC #1

Production Information

  • Edited by: Tony
  • Notes:
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