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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It's Friday, which means that it is time for another edition of First Ring Daily Live and on this episode, we talk quite a bit about gaming, Brad has a new toy he can't play with and Paul still thinks he is on an airplane.
On this episode, it's time to take a serious look at the company's UWP strategy, April looks to be a big month for company and a couple of new builds of Windows have been released.
On this episode we talk about how Bluetooth will save you, Windows Hello says hi and the big old Xbox.
The DJI Osmo Mobile is a gimbal for your phone that makes it easy to record smooth, shake-free footage but it's not a perfect device.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Paul talks about a magazine, Brad has a conversation and we answer many of your tech questions.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad buys a 1994 peripheral, Paul wants to pause the Internet and Microsoft has a few new privacy settings
CES is now behind us and Brad has a broken phone, Paul might still be on a plane and the iPhone isnt really turning 10.
There are two sides to every conference and at CES 2017, we filmed nearly everything we did to show you what it is like on the inside of the largest consumer tech conference.
On this CES filled episode, I talk about the adventures happening in Las Vegas which includes lots of new hardware announcements but also that Microsoft is gearing up for a busy spring.
Dell has a new display that they are calling a Canvas that is designed for pen-based input but it's not perfect and input latency may be a showstopper.
CES is in full swing which means Paul and I are at the various events and checking out all the new hardware that has been announced.
Samsung has updated their Notebook 9 and the 15in model is thin, light and offers a wide range of ports; coming in at 2.17 lbs, it's a device you need to hold to appreciate.
The Snapdragon 835 processor may be one of the most highly anticipated chips in the past couple of years. With better performance, lower energy footprint and increased capabilities, ARM chips are quickly encroaching on Intel territory.
Dell has announced a new All-In-One (AIO) PC and while it may look like it competes with the Surface Studio, these devices are quite different and target different audiences.
Dell is showing off a white HMD at CES 2017 and we got our first look at the device from behind glass.
HP, to little surprise, is joining the HMD arena too and we have our first look at the upcoming device but sadly, could not try it on.
Acer is showing off, behind glass, it's new HMD and we got a closer look at the new device but sadly, could not try it on.
At CES 2017. I was able to try on the 3Glasses HMD that will be released later this year. While this is not the final product that will be shipping to consumers, it does give us a basic idea fo the fit and comfort of the device
We are at CES and running around like madmen, on this episode we are on the show floor of the largest consumer tech event of the year.
Lenovo has kept it safe and simple when upgrading their Carbon X1 and we go hands-on for a quick look at the new device.
CES 2017 is in full swing and we got our hands on Lenovo's new Legion Y520 gaming laptop, take a look at the video below.
On this episode, Brad has to run to the airport and Paul has to run to the airport which means it's time to head to CES.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad has a new gimbal, Pual has a late flight and it's the week of CES.
Microsoft has found itself once again in a tough position as Chrome is eating Edge's lunch in a big way and Microsoft hasn't figured out how to reverse this trend.
Dell is updating its popular XPS 13 by turning the laptop into a 2-1; it's likely this device will be announced next week and it's an early contender or for best laptop of the show.
On this episode, a new build of Windows 10 has leaked showing off a bunch of new features, there's also a new clipboard toggle coming and Apple is heading down the path of Blackberry.
On this episode of Frist Ring Daily Live, Brad becomes Clippy, Paul will never buy a Volvo and it's Throwback Thursday.