Brad Sams has more than a decade of writing and publishing experience under his belt including helping to establish new and seasoned publications From breaking news about upcoming Microsoft products to telling the story of how a billion dollar brand was birthed in his book, Beneath a Surface, Brad is a well-rounded journalist who has established himself as a trusted name in the industry.
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Microsoft's preparing to talk more about its PC GamePass offering and it may be using the Master Cheif Collection as the carrot to drive adoption.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Paul forgets to podcast, Brad forgets how announcements should work, and we talk a bit about that disc-less Xbox One.
Microsoft's disc-less Xbox One S console may be called the All Digital Edition with an April unveiling and May availability.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Pixel gets a speed bump, Xbox likes the Durango, and driving went well.
Microsoft's next-generation consoles are complex beasts with GameCore, xCloud and multiple SKUs...here's how it all breaks down and what we are still trying to figure out.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, the band has played its last song, Paul has some weather, and USB is a mess.
Here's a brief history of a device that Microsoft had hoped would become its next big thing.
On this road edition of First Ring Daily, Paul is on the road again, Brad continues to plot how not go on out of his house, and everyone sorta loves emojis.
On this edition of the Sams Report, Microsoft begins testing its streaming capabilities, the future of the Windows Store is awkward, and answering all of your questions too.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, we talk about food for a while and not so much tech, consider this your warning.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Paul gets some time with HoloLens 2, Brad fixes a light, and there's a new background.
Make that three builds in a week, Microsoft has pushed out 18346 to Fast Ring Users which you can download now via Windows Update.
Microsoft's working on a major overhaul of its gaming infrastructure on the PC and we are starting to see how the company plans to bring Xbox games to the PC.
Tomorrow, Microsoft will be hosting an event to announce its next-generation HoloLens.
On this live edition of First Ring Daily, we talk about the upcoming Hololens 2 keynote, Xbox hardware at E3, and Windows Lite is not so heavy.
In June, Microsoft will be heading to Los Angeles where the company will be hosting its annual E3 keynote. And even though Sony won't be there, Microsoft is holding back on making significant announcements.
On this edition of the Sams Report, rumors swirl of GamePass on the Switch, Google is expected to launch new hardware for gamers next month, and a bit about Santorini.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Samsung has a new fancy folding phone, Apple wants to be a financial service provider, and Samsung also makes boats.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Paul fights a phone case, Brad pulls a phone bamboozle, and Samsung has a big event today.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Google's upcoming keynote, cutting the cable cords, and a little bit about Apple's event.
Next month at the Game Developers Conference, Google is going to be hosting a keynote but the company isn't saying what they will announce.
On this live edition of First Ring Daily, we ponder the life of 19H2, Samsung leaks everything, and if two builds of Windows 10 is good, three must be better.
On this edition of the Sams Report, there's a new codename in town, Microsoft's browser challenge, and what the heck is happening with Windows.
Paul and I are recording a 'director's commentary' of each chapter in "Beneath a Surface."
Microsoft has released a new build of Windows 10 but unlike previous releases, this update is for a new version coming in 2020.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, looking at how Apple's streaming services could fit, Google highlights Microsoft, and yes, it has been recorded.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Paul rides a bus, Brad is still playing Apex, and Google has new hardware on the horizon.