WW 515: You Will be Degraded
April 26, 2017•120 min
Invoke: Microsoft's awaited answer to the Echo. Why is MS holding back the promised public preview of the Cortana Skills Kit? Meanwhile, Amazon's now doing a voice powered Echo camera (for fashionistas, to start). Creepy or cool? Microsoft to roll out new Windows 10, Office feature releases twice annually. Creators Update at two weeks: Microsoft says "millions" have upgraded. Anecdotally, there are no horror stories to speak of. CloudBook specs leak ahead of Microsoft's EDU event. A Windows 10 watch! Microsoft earnings tomorrow: what to expect. Tip of the week: Waiting on a Surface Pro 4.5/5? Maybe it's time for a more modern alternative.App pick of the week: Movies & TV • Enterprise pick of the week: Linkedin and Dynamics 365 – the integration begins. Codename pick of the week: Are you hungry? Office team has you covered. Beek Pick Of The Week: Upland Brewing IrdescentMark your calendars: May 1 at RattleNHum East on 33rd Street: Meetup the day before MS' May 2 EDU event in NYC. 5 to 8 pm. No RSVP neededMay 11 somewhere in downtown Seattle: Build 2017 meetup. Venue should be finalized in next day or 2. We'll tweet it out! Also no RSVP neededJune 19 to 22: Office 365 Engage in Haarlem, NL. We'll be doing Windows Weekly live there with a meetup. If you're into O365, this should be a really great show Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weeklyCheck out Paul's blog at thurrott.comCheck out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.comThanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin.