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

May 29th 2009

Windows Weekly 109

Ah I See You Have A Machine That Goes Bing

Microsoft's next-gen search, Zune HD, Windows Touch, and more Windows 7 leaks.
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Category: News

Microsoft's next-gen search, Zune HD, Windows Touch, and more Windows 7 leaks.

  • Microsoft's next generation search engine has been announced, named Bing, and it will be available in public beta next week.
  • The Zune HD will have an OLED multi-touch screen, HD output, HD Radio receiver, Wi-Fi, and a web browser. Should be shipping in September.
  • Windows Touch brings will offer an intuitive interface for multi-touch systems in Windows 7.
  • Another Windows 7 build has leaked, this time it is Build 7137.

Software Picks of the Week: Installpad takes a list of your favorite programs and will download and install the ones you pick.

Audible pick of the week: The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite, Unabridged, By David Kessler, Narrated by Blair Hardman. For a free credit toward the audiobook of your choice, visit Audible.com/windows.

Software tip of the week: Since there is no integration of SkyDrive with Windows Explorer, take a look at Dropbox or Live Mesh for drag and drop file sync.

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

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