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We got a new set! Well, sorta. We virtually got a new set. We definitely got a new VIRTUAL set Regardless, we are fans...let us know what you think! Here are the top stories this week: Kintext: be what's next [12:43] Illusionist or Augmented Reality? [02:22] Farewell XP [08:13] Get…
It's a special treat this week and we actually had Paul IN the studio, just like old times. He was in Seattle anyway- it's not like he came to Seattle just to visit Ping. He likes us, but let's not go overboard. Build has been built [04:10] Xbox music streams [11:59] XP going…
Rob Short is the corporate vice president in charge of the team that architects the foundation of Windows Vista. This is a fascinating conversation with the kernel architecture team. It's our Christmas present to all of the Niners out there who've stuck
with us day after day.This is a…
Carolyn Napier is a 9 year Microsoft veteran and she’s
actually one of the truly technical women we’ve interviewed on WM_IN in a while (a former programmer she’s now a principal development lead on the Windows Application Platform team within the Core Operating System Division), but watch the whole…
Microsoft has made some recent bets on storage management. That is good news for me for a variety of reasons. First, it offers a glimpse of my
HDTV future. What? Yes, you read that correctly. I’ll get to the explanation in a little bit. Second, it means our…
There's some confusion among geeks about what the differences are between Windows CE, Windows XP Embedded, and Windows Mobile.
In this video, I talk with Mike Hall and Derek Snyder about these differences, and what I got was a crystal clear explanation. Then Derek goes on to demo a few…
Windows XP Service Pack 2 is about 270MB. So, we asked Rebecca "why so big?"
Some other resources on Windows XP SP2 Technical Preview:
2) Learn what it means for developers.
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Rebecca Norlander gives us a thorough demo of Windows XP Service Pack 2. Takes about 10 minutes. There's a lot in SP2, and this will get you up to date. New wireless features. Tons of security updates and enhancements. And more.
Rebecca Norlander, group manager (translation: she's way higher on the organization chart than we are) in charge of the Windows XP Service Pack 2 effort invited us over to chat about the upcoming Service Pack.
There's a whole lot in the next service pack (including Wireless enhancements, a bunch…