First Ring Daily 695: Apple Does The Microsoft Duo

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On this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad has a problem with Apple, Paul has a thought on Duo, and it’s a Monday morning podcast.

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  • jrthorne

    Premium Member
    07 October, 2019 - 1:12 pm

    <p>Icons …</p><p>Millions of iPhones are sold to “normal” people.</p><p>People over 50 years old that have never used a computer.</p><p>People who are totally stumped when something changes on their work desktop.&nbsp;</p><p>People who don’t know how to move an icon or want to move an icon.&nbsp;</p><p>People that don’t know what an “App Store” is.</p><p>They look for things they can click on and want things to happen.</p>

  • factoryoptimizr

    07 October, 2019 - 2:18 pm

    <p>Regarding Continuum on the Surface Duo…perhaps no coincidence that Microsoft has worked hard with Samsung on their Dex functionality.</p><p><br></p><p>Indeed, a lot of Microsoft's work on the Android side over the past few years, including Launcher, Your Phone, Dex, apps, etc. seems to have been leading up to this very point: launching a uniquely Microsoft mobile device with extremely tight integration with Windows.</p>

  • saint4eva

    08 October, 2019 - 2:24 am

    <p>Microsoft is doing fantastically well – pushing boundaries and setting new standards.</p>

  • Brumfondl

    Premium Member
    08 October, 2019 - 3:25 am

    <p>Regarding the discussion of Dashboard on macOS. I find it highly amusing that you were discussing this today, the day that 10.15 came out that removes Dashboard from macOS :D</p>

  • rmac

    08 October, 2019 - 10:03 am

    <p>Surely one can go into Visual Studio today and write a Xamarin app that runs on Android, and (for release May '20) Blazor client side which would also run on Android's browser? So why if MS 'release this' would that be the dumbest thing MS ever did?</p><p><br></p><p>On the hardware front, I don't think dual screen is too exciting. Much better would be something like LG's transparent screen (currently limited to signage).</p>

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