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Jul 4, 2021

Windows 11 is now available as an Insider preview build! Dan and Zac have thoughts, including the still hot topic of systems requirements. They also talk about sideloading Android APKs, the Windows 11 Microsoft Store, ARM performance, and more.

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Jun 21, 2021

Thanks to the leak of an early build, we know even more about Windows 11 in advance of its official unveiling on June 24. But as Dan and Zac discuss, the build is not feature complete — so it isn't fully representative of what to expect when the software is released later this year. They also talk about a couple new laptops and Xbox news from E3 2021. Check it out!

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May 23, 2021

Windows 10 May 2021 is now available, assuming you hadn't already checked it out via the Windows Insider program. Dan and Zac discuss the update along with the idea of developing Windows 11 . They also commemorate the seventh anniversary of Surface Pro 3 and why it was such an important landmark device. All that and loads more on this week's episode!

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May 18, 2021

Zac and Daniel discuss the future of Windows 10 now that Windows 10X is on hold, plus more of the week's news.

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Apr 26, 2021

What's up with all the inexplicable whining about the upcoming Windows 10 Taskbar feature 'News and Interests'? Zac also delivers an exclusive report on Microsoft's work to revitalize the app store for Windows 10. Daniel has his full review of Surface Laptop 4, plus they chat about the latest Surface Duo update, GroupMe, iMac, and more.

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Mar 22, 2021

AMD's Ryzen 5000 series mobile processors are here as Intel goes after Apple with an ad featuring Justin Long. Daniel and Zack Also have news in Windows 10 build 21337, Surface Duo March 2021 update, a review of the Xbox Wireless Headset, and more.

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Mar 14, 2021

Cortana has died more times than Jason Voorhees and Freddie Krueger combined. Surface Laptop 4 specs have leaked online — Daniel and Zac have the details. A new Microsoft webcam is reportedly on the way as well. Additionally, Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 build 21332 to Insiders in the Dev Channel.

The guys also dig into some gaming news. 20 Bethesda Softworks titles are coming to Xbox Game Pass, and Halo Infinite developers have offered insight into the game's day/night cycle, weather, different biomes, and more. All that, plus Daniel's review of the Dell XPS 8940 SE desktop!

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Feb 21, 2021

There's so much news this week, including Microsoft's announcement of Windows 10 21H1, a fresh Dev Channel build, updates to Edge, and an inking app called Journal. Dan and Zac also cover the $99 Xbox Wireless Headset, Duo updates, and a pair of laptop reviews!

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Feb 15, 2021

Dan serves up his full review of Surface Pro 7+ for Business, and Surface Duo is headed to more markets in the next week. The guys also check out a new Dev Channel build, investigate a patent for interchangeable backs on Surface Laptop, Oculus Quest 2, and more.

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Feb 8, 2021

We're back with more follow up on Surface Pro 7+, and Zac spells out what Microsoft could be doing to improve Surface Duo. He and Daniel also take on Windows 10X, haptic touchpad, HP's Omen 15 gaming laptop, and more.

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