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

Nov 7th 2008

Windows Weekly 82

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WinHEC, Windows 7, Google/Yahoo, Xbox 360, Gears of War, Virtual PC, and more.
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Category: News

WinHEC, Windows 7, Google/Yahoo, Xbox 360, Gears of War, Virtual PC, and more.

  • WinHEC 2008: Continuing the Windows 7 news explosion
  • Google/Yahoo! deal falls apart: Microsoft to the rescue?
  • Lets Talk Xbox 360
  • Friday: Gears of War 2
  • Next week: Call of Duty 5 World at War
  • Paul's Zune 120 Gears of War 2 Special Edition Give-away. Play GOW2 with me this weekend and win a Zune (US, Canada only)

Tip of the week: Virtualization on the desktop.

Don't forget that Virtual PC and Virtual Server are still free. VMWare Workstation 6.5 just shipped, too.

Plus: The first Windows 7 tip!

Software of the week: Secunia PSI

Audible pick of the week: Timeline, Unabridged, By Michael Crichton, Narrated by John Bedford Lloyd. For a free audiobook, visit Audible.com/windows.

Check out Paul's blog at http://www.internet-nexus.com and the SuperSite for Windows http://winsupersite.com for more information.

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