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Your weekly source for the best stories and insights from the world of Windows, Windows Mobile, Surface, HoloLens, and Xbox. Hosted by Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden.
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Dec 6, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk Tabbed Shell, Microsoft's Snapdragon 845 reference, iOS and Android apps and more!

We're back with another exciting episode of the Window Central Podcast. This week, Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden talk the official announcement of Tabbed Shell, known temporarily as "Sets." Also in this episode, we talk about new Edge updates on iOS and Android, Windows Phone Internals update for jailbreaking Lumia devices, and a Snapdragon 845 reference on Microsoft's own website.

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Dec 1, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk new Insider builds, My People and its terrible implementation in Windows 10, Surface Book 2, MS Launcher and more!

We're back with another exciting episode of the Window Central Podcast. This week, Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden talk new Insider builds for PC, along with Surface Book 2 GPU issues, big updates to the Microsoft Launcher, hardware reviews and a whole lot more.

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Nov 20, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk new Insider builds, SteamVR on Windows Mixed Reality and the Surface Book 2!

We're back with another exciting episode of the Window Central Podcast. This week, Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden talk new Insider builds for PC with new changes and features, along with our Surface Book 2 review. Also on this weeks episode, we talk to Daniel DeSilva from Thrifter about the latest Microsoft-related deals.

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Nov 15, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk new Insider builds, Xbox One X impressions, Surface Book 2 pre-orders and more!

We're back with another exciting episode of the Window Central Podcast. This week, Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden talk new Insider builds for PC with new changes and features, along with Xbox One X impressions, Surface Book 2 pre-orders and Samsung's Mixed Reality headset!

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Nov 7, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk Xbox One X, Razers new phone, the HP Elite x3 and more!

We're back with another exciting episode of the Window Central Podcast. This week, Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden talk Razer's new Android phone and why it's something we care about at Windows Central, the launch of the Xbox One X, the HP Elite x3 coming to Verizon and more!

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Oct 30, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk new builds, Xbox One X, the death of Kinect and a whole lot more!

We're back with another exciting episode of the Window Central Podcast. This week, Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden talk about the death of Microsoft's Kinect sensor, our impressions of Windows Mixed Reality a week or so after launch, the Andromeda device, Consumer Reports and more!

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Oct 25, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk Microsoft's prototype foldable device, Surface Book 2 unveiling, the Fall Creators Update launch and more!

We're back with another exciting episode of the Window Central Podcast. This week, Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden talk about the official launch of the Fall Creators Update and how that's going, along with Microsoft's secret prototype foldable device that may or may not be coming next year, and the unveiling of the Surface Book 2!

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Oct 18, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk the death of Windows phone, new Surface Pro accessories, Edge on iOS and Android and more!

We're back with another exciting episode of the Window Central Podcast. This week, Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden talk about the semi-official death of Windows 10 Mobile, why Edge is available on iOS and Android, new Surface Pro accessories, and the Fitbit Ionic.

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Oct 10, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk the death of Microsoft Groove, the introduction of Edge on iOS and Android, the existence of Surface in a year and a whole lot more.

We're back with another exciting episode of the Window Central Podcast. This week, Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden talk about Microsoft killing Groove Music, bringing Edge to iOS and Android, and whether or not Surface will be around in a few years.

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Oct 3, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk name changes, MS Ignite, Redstone development and more.

We're back with another exciting episode of the Window Central Podcast. This week, Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden talk Andromeda OS's new name change, Microsoft Ignite, new Redstone development and a whole lot more.

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Sep 26, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk Andromeda OS, new builds, Microsoft Store rebranding and more!

We're back with another exciting episode of the Window Central Podcast. This week, Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden talk Microsoft's Andromeda OS efforts, new Insider builds, the Windows Store being rebranded and a whole lot more.

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Sep 19, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk the Redstone 4 features, new Insider builds, PWA's and the Apple event!

We're back with another exciting episode of the Window Central Podcast. This week, Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden talk PWA's and what they mean to Windows 10, what we're expecting to see in Redstone 4, new Insider Preview builds and of course, the Apple Event.

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Sep 11, 2017

his week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk the current state of Windows 10, a new Surface hardware event, Mixed Reality and more.

After taking a week off, we're back for another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast. In this weeks episode, Zac Bowden and Daniel Rubino talk about the current state of Windows 10 and where Windows itself is headed, Mixed Reality announcements, a new Surface hardware event in October and a whole lot more.

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Aug 27, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk new Insider releases, internal build jumping, Xbox One X, precision touch pads and more.

This past week, Microsoft released three new Insider Preview builds for Windows 10 Insiders, announced Xbox One X preorders with a new Project Scorpio edition, and did some internal build jumping in preparation for Redstone 4. Also in this episode, we talk about the Razer Blade, and precision touch pads.

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Aug 14, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: Consumer Reports removes recommendation for Surface, new Mobile build, and what's next for Mobile?

This past week, Consumer Reports announced that it was removing its recommendations for all of Microsoft's Surface products. Also on the show this week, we talk about a brand new Mobile build, a new Xbox One build, and what's next for Mobile? All that and more on this weeks episode of the Windows Central Podcast!

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Aug 8, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: The price of a Surface phone, new builds, reviews and more!

This past week, Microsoft announced a couple of new Insider Preview builds that include some pretty awesome eye tracking technology. We also discuss what a Surface phone would have to cost, given this new emerging market of $1000+ phones, and a whole bunch of reviews on this weeks episode of the Windows Central Podcast!

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Jul 31, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: New Insider Preview changes, Paint dies, lots of ranting, and more!

This past week, Microsoft announced some new changes to the Windows Insider Program, new information about a CDMA version of the Elite x3 came to light, Paint almost died, and a whole lot more on this weeks episode of the Windows Central Podcast!

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Jul 24, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: Shoddy branding, Redstone 3 development and full Windows 10 on phones

In this episode of the Windows Central Podcast, Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden discuss Microsoft's terrible naming strategy for Windows 10, Intel dropping support for Clover Trail chips, The Fall Creators Update entering its last leg of development, screen bleed issues on the Surface Pro and full Windows 10 coming to phones!

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Jul 17, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: Buying a new Windows Phone in 2017, Spectre x2 review and more!

This past week, Alcatel finally put up pre-orders for its Idol 4 Pro Windows 10 Mobile handset in the UK, and our very own Zac Bowden is buying one. Also this week, we talk about Windows 10 Mobile's future, our Spectre x2 review, new builds and more!

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Jul 11, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk cut Windows 10 features, new builds, reviews and more!

This past week, Microsoft announced that it was cutting several key features from the Fall Creators Update. Also on the show, we talk more Insider Preview builds, a number of reviews and more!

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Jul 4, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk Windows Store apps and games, Windows 10 source code leak, Surface Mini and more!

The Windows Store has seen a lot of momentum over the last couple of weeks, with a game sale and an explosion of centennial apps. Also on the episode, we talk about why a recent Windows 10 source code leak, and why it might not be that big of a deal, and the Surface Mini. All that and more on this weeks episode of the Windows Central Podcast!

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Jun 26, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk new Windows 10 builds, Spotify in the Windows Store, Surface comparisons and more.

Microsoft released new builds for Windows 10 PC and Mobile, with the PC build packing lots of new changes worthy of talking about! Also this week, Spotify came to the Windows Store as a centennial app, and Daniel Rubino did some important comparisons between the Surface Laptop. All that and more on this weeks episode of the Windows Central Podcast.

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Jun 19, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk Xbox One X, Surface Laptop, Surface Pro, and more

Microsoft had a busy last week, with the launch of the new Surface Laptop and Surface Pro, in addition to the Surface Studio coming to more markets. Microsoft also unveiled new hardware accessories, and even unveiled a new console called the Xbox One X. All that, and more on this weeks episode of the Windows Central Podcast.

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Jun 14, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk CShell leaks, Cortana chats, and more

We had an exclusive leak on CShell this week, along with new information about a new Cortana UI coming soon to Windows 10. Also this week, we talk about what we're expecting from Microsoft's E3 announcements, and what CShell can do for more than just phones.

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Jun 8, 2017

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk broken builds, Lumia 950 vision, and more

Microsoft released several internal builds of Windows 10 for PC and desktop last week, causing all sorts of interesting leaks. Also on the show this week, we talk about Microsoft's original Lumia 950 vision, the Lumia "North Star" and more!

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