Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden close out the podcast for 2018 with news about Windows 10 build 18305. In addition, Microsoft's virtual assistant (Cortana) will be able to read your emails to you in Outlook on iOS.
They also talk about Panos Panay's recent assertion in an interview that the Surface product line is here to stay, and Daniel raves about Kensington's upcoming Surface Pro Dock.
Finally, they make a few predictions about what 2019 may hold for fans of the Windows eco-system.
Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden talk about new Windows 10 builds and multi-user support for Cortana. Then, Peter Bright of Art Technica joins Daniel Rubino for an in-depth technical discussion of Chromium and Edge.
There's massive news in the Microsoft Cinematic Universe this week, as Redmond confirms plans to rebuild Edge using the Chromium rendering engine. Daniel Rubino reports from the field from a Qualcomm product summit to speak with Zac Bowden about Qualcomm's plans for 5G networking, along with new Snapdragon processors — including an 8-core processor capable of running Windows 10 and dual 4K displays.
We also hear more rumors about the Surface 'Centaurus' dual-screen device, and some details about Windows Lite.
This week, tragedy befalls Daniel Rubino as he announces his upcoming trip to Hawaii for the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit. Life marches on, however, as he and Zac Bowden talk about build 18290 for Fast ring Insiders, plus lots of Surface hardware and Cortana device rumors. They also discuss updates to Office icons and the steps Microsoft is taking to refresh the UI of Windows and other applications. Finally, what in the world is Windows Lite? They're not sure, but they've invented a new version of Windows — "Aurora".