98 episodes

Technology Distilled is the third incarnation of the Surfacesmiths podcast.

The podcast that takes the torrent of complex technology issues and news, mashes it up and and distills it into a smooth sip enjoyed neat or on the rocks.

The hosts are technology veterans with over 60 years of IT experience between them.

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    • 4.9 • 8 Ratings

Technology Distilled is the third incarnation of the Surfacesmiths podcast.

The podcast that takes the torrent of complex technology issues and news, mashes it up and and distills it into a smooth sip enjoyed neat or on the rocks.

The hosts are technology veterans with over 60 years of IT experience between them.

    Mr. Kotter

    Mr. Kotter

    David and Colin are joined by "That Canadian Guy", Glen Foster for this trailer for the reboot of the Technology Distilled podcast after an eighteen month hiatus.

    • 22 min
    Team Finland

    Team Finland

    Introduction Colin and David are joined by Vesku Nopanen, MVP and expert in Microsoft Teams.
    You can contact Vesku at on twitter @vesanopanen and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/vesanopanen/

    News New Windows 10 bug hits home working: Outlook, Office 365, Teams can't access the internet Whiskey may protect against Covid Zoom has major security issues Teams calls increase 1000% in March Teams What is Teams -> It is the hub of Microsoft 365 What is the value of teams How are your customer adapting Call for Help Your Favourite Soundbite Who would you like to be on the show? Tell a friend about the show! Visit our Website www.technologydistilled.com Whiskey of the Week

    • 54 min
    50 Shades of Azure

    50 Shades of Azure

    Introduction Alexa, Who do you see in the studio today? Pierre Roman Clearview AI app was reportedly used for fun by company's investors, friends
    Word of the Week Azure - please remember to drink your favorite beverage every time you hear the work Azure until you listen to our next podcast and are give the next word of the week Interview Pierre Roman @WiredCanuck What is Azure? Isn't it expensive? What if Ryan Reynolds referenced your website?

    Learn more about Azure @ ITOPSTalk.com Many tech events canceled due to Corona Microsoft MVP Event Ignite the Tour MWC Webex and Google giving away free services GiggleBytes Flat-Earth martyr or victim? ‘Mad’ Mike Hughes dies in DIY rocket crash On Being Round Call for Help Your Favourite Soundbite Who would you like to be on the show? Tell a friend about the show! Visit our Website www.technologydistilled.com Whiskey of the Week Glenfiddich Solera Reserve Cask Single Malt Whisky

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 111 - Cumbersome Covid19

    Episode 111 - Cumbersome Covid19

    Introduction Technology Distilled Podcast – Episode 111 Back after a 2-month break! Word of the Week Enjoy a sip of your favourite beverage each time any of us says “Cumbersome”
    News Microsoft: Free unified Office app is now open to all Android users

    Windows 10X: Everything you need to know

    Install Windows 10x Emulator

    GiggleBytes Spotify launches playlists for dogs left home alone

    Call for Help
    Your Favourite Soundbite Who would you like to be on the show? Tell a friend about the show! Whiskey of the Week
    Redstar Wine – a little something brought back from China!

    Heat Map

    • 1 hr
    Powershell Fish Sauce

    Powershell Fish Sauce

    Introduction
    Word of the Week Enjoy a sip of your favourite beverage each time any of us says “Book” Microsoft Moment Microsoft to developers: Here's how you can start making apps for Surface Duo, Neo
    David’s China Trip
    Blue Skies and Flowers! Massive Surveillance
    Phone shopping? Youtube video worth $800 Audio Books of non-audio books  Book Review
    Learn Powershell in a month of lunches Interview with Jeffery Hicks
    Co-author Don Jones In it's 3rd edition How many copies sold? Co-Author - Don Jones - How do you know him? Who is the target audience for this book? What level of expertise will you achieve in a month? What's next? PowerShell and Azure? PowerShell vs CLI? Powershell Practice Primer The PowerShell Scripting and Toolmaking Book @Jeffhicks 40% off the book with the code poddistilled19  Call for Help
    Your Favourite Soundbite Who would you like to be on the show? Tell a friend about the show! Whiskey of the Week
    Dewar's "The Monarch" Blended Scotch Whisky"

     
     
     

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Announcements from Ignite

    Announcements from Ignite

    Introduction Technology Distilled Podcast – Episode 109 Word of the Week Enjoy a sip of your favourite beverage each time any of us says "Announcement" New of the Week David and Colin distill some of the announcements from Microsoft Ignite
    Microsoft: Here's why we just stored the whole Superman movie inside a bit of glass Microsoft makes its unified Office Mobile app available to Android and iOS users Microsoft's Hybrid 2.0 strategy: Azure Arc, Azure Stack Hub, Azure Stack Edge explained New Microsoft Endpoint Manager To Combine SCCM and Intune Power Platform (Power BI + Power Apps) - Flow is now PowerAutomate Microsoft Power Virtual Agents
    Project Cortex - KM for O365 Chromium Based Edge to ship in January and on Linux Microsoft starts embedding Cortana in Outlook Mobile
    Call for Help
    Your Favourite Soundbite Who would you like to be on the show? Tell a friend about the show!
    Whiskey of the Week Macallan 12 Drinking Buddy Chloe Vincent author of the book of the week Life of a Pie

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

phenry99999 ,

Fantastic information and highly entertaining

The presenters are very entertaining and great and informing me of relevant tech talk for today’s challenges. I think you’ll find this a definite benefit and help pass the time during daily commutes.

EnergizedTech ,

"Share and Enjoy"

Colin and Dave sit down and have a no holds barred chat of things they find enjoyable about the Surface from Microsoft including tips and tricks as well as things that make it feel like chomping on Tinfoil. Sit down and grab a listen from two guys that actually use this cool device and want to make things usefule for you. Also listen for guest spots like that sexy Cortana!

Hosereh ,

great Info

An interesting look into the world of the Microsoft Surface

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