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 has released a new commercial that pits the iPad Pro vs the Surface Pro 4; the company uses Siri and Cortana to show the shortcomings of the Apple device.
On this episode, I cover all of the Microsoft news this week including the first Redstone 2 build, playing with OneClip, golden keys and those mysterious cloud files are making progress.
With the release of the Windows 10 Anniversary update, I have given Edge a second chance after abandoning the browser in favor of Chrome after the initial release of Windows 10.
Microsoft has announced today that they are acquiring Beam, a game streaming service that will be joining the Xbox organization.
On this episode, I cover all of the Microsoft news this week including now more feature releases this year, cutting features from Windows 10 Pro, Anniversary update and Xbox One S release.
Microsoft Garage apps are frequently released but they don't always support every platform; the company explained why they do this during my trip to Redmond last week.
The Windows 10 Anniversary update is now available for anyone running Windows 10 but be prepared for a bit of downtime as the update installs on your machine.
The Xbox One S is here and I was able to spend a weekend with the new device that uncovered a few difference with the controller and the console that make this a better revision from all vantage points.
Today is the first day that we are giving away an Xbox Elite controller every day until we launch Thurrott premium. It's free to enter and we are announcing the first winner today.
Microsoft hosted its OneWeek event at its campus this week and I was able to get inside one of the tents to see what goes on at the company-wide festival where new products are brought to life.
On this episode, I cover all of the Microsoft news this week including my trip to campus, layoffs, Simplo batteries, and a final reminder.
Microsoft has determined that the Simplo battery issue with the Surface Pro 3 is software related and that a fix will be pushed out soon to resolve the issue.
Microsoft is cutting the price of the Xbox One in the US to $249.99, while supplies last, and the offer includes one free game as well.
On this episode, I cover all of the Microsoft news this week including hitting RTM, OneWeek, Billions, Office upgrades and a bit of travel next week.
If you have a Surface Pro 3 with a Simplo battery and are experiencing shortened battery life, you are not alone and the issue appears to be widespread.
Microsoft has released a new build of Windows 10, build 14393, but if you use a Surface Pro 4 or a Surface Book, you may want to wait on installing as there is a known issue that could cause your machine to BSOD.
Microsoft has announced today that the Xbox One S 2TB model will arrive on August 2nd, the same day as the release of the Windows 10 Anniversary update.
Microsoft has released a new build of Windows 10 to Insiders, 14390 and this is the same build currently being tested with employees.
Microsoft has said that it will not reach its goal of having one billion devices running Windows 10 within three years after its phone business came up short.
On this episode, I cover all of the Microsoft news this week including the road to release, WPC announcements, Windows as a Service, build signoffs, and meeting Dona.
On this episode, I cover all of the Microsoft news this week including the road to release, Windows phone upgrade info, WPC, and a few fireworks.
Microsoft has released a new build of Windows 10 to Insiders and as the company approaches the final build release, everything is focused on stability and feedback.
If you are running a Windows 10 Insider build and are seeing a July 15th expiration date for you build, fret not as Microsoft will release a new build to Insider before the time bomb expires.
The past few days have been filled with Surface news, from the Surface 3 hitting the end of the road to a new Surface device being rumored that would represent an entirely new device from Microsoft.
Microsoft has announced a new Windows Insider MVP program that will replace the outgoing consumer portions of the traditional MVP program.
On this episode, I cover all of the Microsoft news this week including some internal musing, the company is trying more ads on the desktop, NYC trip, year end and a lot more.
On this episode, I cover all of the Microsoft news this week including a lot of love for mobile users, Thurrott Premium, Microsoft year end, the road to the Anniversary update and a lot more.