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

Mar 20th 2009

Windows Weekly 99

The Turrican Enigma

Internet Explorer 8, Silverlight 3, Microsoft legal battles, iPhone 3, and more.
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Category: News

Internet Explorer 8, Silverlight 3, Microsoft legal battles, iPhone 3, and more.

  • Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 8.
  • The Windows 7 logon screen will allow for customization.
  • Microsoft in legal battles over Internet Explorer bundling and Vista Capable campaign.
  • The Silverlight 3 Beta adds HD video and the ability for apps to run outside of the web browser.
  • Paul's "Next Everything Must Go" event begins March 28, 2009.

Tip of the week: Check out Interface Lift for high quality wallpapers.

Software pick of the week: Songbird 1.1 is a free open source audio player from Mozilla.

Audible picks of the week: Daemon, By Daniel Suarez, Unabridged, Narrated by Jeff Gurner. For a free credit toward the audiobook of your choice, visit Audible.com/windows.

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

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