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 is missing an opportunity to maximize the value of owning a Surface Book; selling a new base to existing owners so that they can upgrade their devices.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, we take a reader question that wanted us to look at how Microsoft is positioning its VR agenda, Paul returns a Pixel and Surface fans go wild.
Microsoft has released a new build of Windows 10 today that is for both desktop and mobile. This version, 14965, is available for Fast ring users and has a couple of new features too.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, we talk about the canceled Xbox streamer, some older phones that we adore and how Ballmer was right about the iPhone.
Microsoft's Project Cheshire has entered into a private beta and since we last saw the app, it has been updated with a refreshed UI and there are mobiles apps too.
Microsoft was working on an Xbox media streamer called Hobart but it looks like the device has been canceled before it could find its way to consumers.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, we talk about music streaming, Amazon Echo and Google Home, and of course, a little bit about Microsoft.
Dell was working on an Intel-based Windows Phone but the project has been sidelined for now that would have been or could still be the future of Windows phone.
It's Friday which means it is time for another live episode of First Ring Daily. On this episode, we talk about smartphones, the best game release of the year and a lot more as we finish out the week
Another busy week in the world of technology and on this episode of The Sams Report, I cover Microsoft's big second big event of the month, the missed Surface opportunity, and a lot more as the company is making big changes to its update process.
On this episode, we also take quick look at the latest Windows phone to hit the market and a talk briefly about VR.
Microsoft held its Teams event today and Brad was on-site to cover all of the news as the company announced it.
It's the day before Microsoft's next big event and there is also a new Windows phone hitting the market with VR capabilities.
It's Monday which means it's time to kick-off another week with First Ring Daily. On this episode, we talk about the likelihood of a Surface phone, Google, and a little bit more.
It has been a crazy week of tech news with Apple, Microsoft and even Google announcing new products and on this episode of First Ring Daily Live, we close out the week with a little food for thought.
Another busy week in the world of technology and on this episode of The Sams Report, I cover Microsoft's big event this week, Apple's big event and everything else that created big headlines.
It's the day after a big Microsoft event, you can guess what we are going to be talking about; it's all things Surface Studio.
A day after the announcement of the Surface Studio, it’s time to fully digest the new device and take a closer look at what this device, and isn’t.
At its Windows event this week, Microsoft announced a number of new features coming to Windows 10 but off stage, they revealed even more.
On this episode, we take a quick look at the Surface press showcase to show off the new device.
Microsoft has announced a new Surface AIO today in NYC this is their vision of the perfect Studio PC; I was able to spend a few minutes with the device at the venue.
Microsoft is hosting its keynote tomorrow where it is expected it will show off a new device or two along with a few new Windows features coming with Redstone 2.
It's a big week for Microsoft and on this episode, we talk a bit about the Surface Studio name, what all is going on this week and of course, that COD beta that went live over the weekend.
Microsoft has released a new app for iOS that integrates with iMessage to make it less awkward to invite someone to a movie; this may be a test to see the utilization of third party extensions.
On this live edition of First Ring Daily, we talk about the weeks ahead for Microsoft including the upcoming events but also take a look back at the earnings that were announced this week.
Microsoft is firing out invites left and right as they gear up for a busy fall and I take a closer look at everything on the horizon for Microsoft; the event next week has the eyes of the world upon it.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, we talk about Apple's upcoming event, Nintendo's new console and because it is Thursday, we take a look back at Windows Media Center.