Windows 7 Release Candidate, Windows 8, Windows Live Wave 3, Oracle buys Sun Microsystems, and more.
- Windows 7 Release Candidate 1 is scheduled for release on May 5th.
- Julie Larson-Green, head of Windows user experience, confirms that Microsoft is looking ahead to the future of Windows, maybe Windows 8.
- Windows Live Wave 3 integrates messaging, social networking, contacts, and more.
- Oracle buys Sun Microsystems, could have a large effect on the fields of cloud computing and database software.
Software Picks of the Week: Real Player, allows you to download FLV flash files from Youtube and other video sites in HD, and Ubuntu: Jaunty Jackalope a new release of the free Linux Distribution from Canonical.
Audible picks of the week: Quantum of Solace: The Complete James Bond Short Stories, Unabridged, By Ian Fleming, Narrated by Simon Vance. For a free credit toward the audiobook of your choice, visit Audible.com/windows.
Software tip of the week: If you purchase 4,000 Xbox live points on the Amazon Store before May 1st you will receive an additional $10.00 credit.
Check out Paul's blog at the SuperSite for Windows for more information.