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Your weekly source for the best stories and insights from the world of Windows, Windows Mobile, Surface, HoloLens, and Xbox. Hosted by Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden.

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Your weekly source for the best stories and insights from the world of Windows, Windows Mobile, Surface, HoloLens, and Xbox. Hosted by Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden.

    ...But the Thermals!

    ...But the Thermals!

    Surface Laptop 4 is officially here and available in Intel and AMD-based variants. Daniel and Zac have the details along with Microsoft Edge Canary for Android, a new Windows Insider build, and more.

    • 1 hr 46 min
    The Small Stuff

    The Small Stuff

    Microsoft will be rolling out a variety of updates to Windows 10 over the next several months. Should you upgrade to an Insider build now or wait for final release? Daniel shows of the Razer Anzu smart glasses while he and Zac talk about new features to Microsoft Teams and more Surface patent filings. They also do a review roundup of the Razer Naga X mouse, HP ENVY 14, several Dell laptop announcements, and more.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    A Grand Plan?

    A Grand Plan?

    This week, Zac and Daniel talk about Microsoft's lead in mixed reality computing and their massive $22 billion contract with the US Army. They also look ahead to the Spring Surface lineup and the $499 B&O headphones for Xbox. Plus, the Xbox mini fridge is a reality!

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Shopping Spree

    Shopping Spree

    It appears that Microsoft is set to buy Discord as part of its recent shopping spree. Daniel and Zac also chat about Razer possibly releasing an AMD-powered laptop, new icons in File Explorer, a WPA version of the Spotify app, and more.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Motion Sickness

    Motion Sickness

    AMD's Ryzen 5000 series mobile processors are here as Intel goes after Apple with an ad featuring Justin Long. Daniel and Zack Also have news in Windows 10 build 21337, Surface Duo March 2021 update, a review of the Xbox Wireless Headset, and more.
    Links:
    Windows 10 build 21337 rolls out to Insiders with improvements to Virtual Desktops and File Explorer | Windows Central How to pick the right AMD Ryzen 5000 Mobile processor | Windows Central Xbox Wireless Headset vs. Turtle Beach Stealth 700 (Gen 2): Battle of the Bluetooth | Windows Central 'I'm a Mac' guy swaps to PCs in Intel's latest set of attack ads | Windows Central Surface Duo receives its March 2021 Android security and firmware update | Windows Central Microsoft Teams gets trashed by Wirecutter, highlights lingering issues with consumer push | Windows Central Sponsors:
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    • 1 hr 42 min
    Teams Certified

    Teams Certified

    Cortana has died more times than Jason Voorhees and Freddie Krueger combined. Surface Laptop 4 specs have leaked online — Daniel and Zac have the details. A new Microsoft webcam is reportedly on the way as well. Additionally, Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 build 21332 to Insiders in the Dev Channel.
    The guys also dig into some gaming news. 20 Bethesda Softworks titles are coming to Xbox Game Pass, and Halo Infinite developers have offered insight into the game's day/night cycle, weather, different biomes, and more. All that, plus Daniel's review of the Dell XPS 8940 SE desktop!
    Links:
    Harman Kardon confirms Cortana cutoff dates for Invoke speaker | Windows Central Microsoft's Surface Laptop 4 CPU specs leak online | Windows Central Microsoft webcam will reportedly be announced alongside Surface Laptop 4 this spring | Windows Central -Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 build 21332 to Insiders in the Dev Channel | Windows Central 20 Bethesda Softworks games are joining Xbox Game Pass, some will benefit from Xbox FPS Boost | Windows Central Microsoft officially welcomes Bethesda to the Xbox family, some new titles to be Xbox exclusive | Windows Central Halo Infinite devs detail day/night cycle, dynamic weather, different biomes, and more | Windows Central Dell XPS 8940 SE review: A powerful but minimalist desktop PC with NVIDIA RTX graphics | Windows Central

    • 1 hr 34 min

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