First Ring Daily 1070: The Other Windows 11

Posted on June 30, 2021 by Brad Sams in First Ring Daily, Podcasts with 9 Comments

On this episode of First Ring Daily, Xbox updates, Windows 11 stuff, and diving deep into the water with an OS.

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9 responses to “First Ring Daily 1070: The Other Windows 11”

  1. cbshelton

    Intel needs to rename NUC to OUC especially with it lack of security features and Windows 11 support?

    Note: OUC - old unit of computing?

  2. hellcatm

    If you don't want to be tracked by the man you shouldn't use a smartphone (iphone or Android), actually you shouldn't even be using a flip phone because now they track you as well. You shouldn't be using Windows or a mac. You should only use Linux on a computer and go back to having a landline.

  3. bluesman57

    That's right, helcatm. If all of this minspec and Microsoft account stuff infuriates you, switch to Linux. And get a Pinephone (although you have to use one the the usual providers and they track you).

  4. brothernod

    I know people are going to actively complain about the required microsoft account, but I know 2 less than tech savvy people who would have been saved a lot of headache if OneDrive was automatically backing up their documents by default.

    Particularly with home users, I think this would be a huge quality of life improvement for everyone who isn't actively spending $5 a month on backblaze.

    • brothernod

      I guess counter point to this would be that if people don't have good password hygiene you may be exposing them to sensitive data leaks when they don't realize their documents are in the cloud and potentially easier to hack. Reminds me of that kid in college that joined the file sharing network and accidentally shared some private videos.

    • Paul Thurrott

      Right. It's definitely safer for many reasons.

  5. robrt

    To avoid an online account while installing Windows 11 Home without internet connection, press Alt+F4 to skip the screen. Then it is possible to create a local account.