Windows Weekly with Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott

May 22nd 2009

Windows Weekly 108

Achievement Unlocked

Office 2010 Tech Preview leak, Netflix comes to Windows Media Center, My Phone Beta, the Palm Pre, and more.
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Category: News

Office 2010 Tech Preview leak, Netflix comes to Windows Media Center, My Phone Beta, the Palm Pre, and more.

  • Paul has finished the first draft of Windows 7 Secrets.
  • The Office 2010 Technical Preview has leaked, brings ribbon UI everywhere.
  • The beta of My Phone has gone public, and its free.
  • The Palm Pre is shipping June 6, on Sprint, for $199.

Software Picks of the Week: Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional Beta 1 is a next generation software development tool, and Microsoft My Phone is a new online syncing solution for Windows Mobile users.

Audible pick of the week: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem!, Unabridged, By Seth Grahame-Smith and Jane Austen, Narrated by Kathrine Kellgren. For a free credit toward the audiobook of your choice, visit Audible.com/windows.

Software tip of the week: You can customize the Windows 7 task bar by adding a new toolbar to give you functionality such as adding a shortcut to the Recycle Bin or to individual files.

Check out Paul's blog at the SuperSite for Windows for more information.

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