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Now displaying: March, 2019
Mar 31, 2019

Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden look forward to a Surface Hub 2 event on April 17, where pricing, availability, and more details are expected. They also talk about the leaked version of Microsoft Edge and reasons why Chrome users will want to switch once the official release is available.

Additionally, the Cortana bot says 'goodbye' to Skype, and 19H1 is getting closer to release. They also consider which departments at Microsoft have the most fun!

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Mar 23, 2019

Windows 10 19H1 inches closer to release as Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden discuss build 18362. They also talk about a firmware update for Surface Headphones and use the opportunity to look at how these cans compare to other noise canceling headsets.

In the gaming world, Xbox One S All-Digital is expected to launch on May 7. Based on mock ups created by our own Jez Corden, the console will like share the same industrial design as its blu-ray equipped cousin. Rounding out the episode, the gang chat about Google Stadia and what threat it poses (if any) to Xbox.

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Mar 17, 2019

Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden have the latest news for Windows fans. Microsoft is starting to warn users about end-of-support for Windows 7. You've got about 10 months to replace or upgrade your system before it becomes for vulnerable to viruses and malware.

Microsoft is also starting to test screen mirroring for Android phones on Windows 10 19H1. It's an extremely limit subset of hardware right now, but hopefully the options will expand over time. Also, Groove Music is killing OneDrive track streaming on March 31. Time to give up and move to Spotify?

Zac has some Halo news to share, and they discuss Project xCloud game streaming. Finally, Daniel has quite a few laptop reviews on the site and YouTube for you to check out!

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Mar 10, 2019

Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden pour one out for Microsoft Band and the Health Dashboard, which are being shut down on May 31. They also discuss rumors of a disc-less Xbox One S — 'Maverick'. This leads to a great conversation about cord cutting and the role of Xbox for video streaming.

Windows Core OS is still a hot topic! Zac shares his intense efforts in creating a guide to make sense of what the upcoming operating system will be all about.

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Mar 3, 2019

Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden talk about why Windows 10 20H1 is already available for Skip Ahead ring Insiders. Looking ahead, there's only one keynote address scheduled for Build 2019. Is Microsoft saving the good stuff for the sessions?

Daniel shares his hand-ons experience with HoloLens 2 from Mobile World Congress — he and Zac discuss why this new device isn't intended for consumers. Yet.

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