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Now displaying: October, 2023
Oct 30, 2023

On this week's episode of the Window's Central Podcast, Zac discusses Qualcomm's Snapdragon Summit & the unveiling of the Snapdragon X Elite processor, what's next for Windows, the future of Windows on ARM, Microsoft's Chief Marketing Officer leaving after 32 years & the subsequent reorg, and Dan interviews Kedar Kondap, SVP and GM of Compute and Gaming at Qualcomm about the new Snapdragon X Elite and Windows on ARM!

Links:

Snapdragon X Elite gets benchmarked, completely dunks on Apple’s M2 processor - Windows Central

Windows finally has its Apple Mac moment - Windows Central

Microsoft Chief Marketing Officer leaves tech giant after 32 years - Windows Central

We chat with Qualcomm about the new Snapdragon X Elite and Windows on ARM - Windows Central

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Oct 23, 2023

On this week's episode of the Window's Central Podcast, Dan and Zac discuss their exclusive report that Windows 11 is active on almost half a billion devices, the latest Windows 11 insider builds, the launch of 14th Gen Intel CPUs, Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal for Xbox being done, the new OnePlus Open, preview Qualcomm's Snapdragon Summit, and more!

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Microsoft accidentally shipped this Windows 11 feature to Insiders - Windows Central

Exclusive: Windows 11 is active on almost half a billion devices, ahead of Microsoft's expectations - Windows Central

Intel Announces 14th Gen Processors - Windows Central

Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal for Xbox is now officially done - Windows Central

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Oct 16, 2023

On this week's episode of the Window's Central Podcast, Dan and Zac discuss Intel's CFO teasing a significant "Windows refresh" coming next year, Qualcomm announcing it's new Snapdragon X Series platform for PC, an ex-Microsoft developer bringing Android 14 to the Surface Duo, Lenovo’s Yoga AIO 9i, 3D laptops, and more!

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Qualcomm’s next-gen PC processors to compete with Apple officially named Snapdragon X Series - Windows Central

Intel tease suggests 'Windows 12' really is coming in 2024 - Windows Central

Surface Duo gets Android 14 update, but it's not from Microsoft - Windows Central

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Oct 10, 2023

On this week's episode of the Window's Central Podcast, Dan and Zac discuss whether the next version of Windows will require a subscription, get hands-on with the $5000 HP Spectre Foldable PC, review the Surface Laptop Studio 2 & Surface Laptop Go 3, reflect on the four-year anniversary of the Surface Neo & Surface Duo, and more!

Links:

No, of course 'Windows 12' won't require a subscription to use it - Windows Central

HP's new 17-inch foldable PC - Windows Central

HP expands its massive Spectre Foldable PC to 11 more countries - Windows Central

Surface Laptop Studio 2 review - Windows Central

Surface Laptop Go 3 review - Windows Central

4 years ago, Microsoft thought dual-screen devices were the future - Windows Central

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Oct 3, 2023

On this week's episode of the Window's Central Podcast, Dan and Zac discuss the biggest leak in Xbox history and what we learnt from it, all the fallout from Microsoft's Surface & AI event, Panos Panay leaving Microsoft and what this means for the future of the Surface portfolio, the Windows 11 fall update, potential problems with Qualcomm's upcoming Oryon CPUs, and more!

Links:

Leaked documents detail next-gen Xbox targeting 2028 - Windows Central

Microsoft's Surface and AI event: A massive blunder and missed opportunity - Windows Central

Surface and Windows lead Panos Panay is leaving Microsoft in major shake up - Windows Central

Review: The Windows 11 September 26, 2023 Update - Windows Central

Report suggests Qualcomm's upcoming Oryon CPUs stirred controversy among PC makers - Windows Central

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