Zac Bowden

Zac Bowden is a Senior Editor at Windows Central. Bringing you exclusive coverage into the world of Windows 10 on PCs, tablets, phones, and more. Also an avid collector of rare Microsoft prototype devices! Keep in touch on Twitter: @zacbowden.

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Review: Microsoft Edge for Windows 10 finally delivers a top-class browser
All hail new Edge

Review: Microsoft Edge for Windows 10 finally delivers a top-class browser

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Microsoft is launching a brand new version of its Edge web browser today, and it’s a huge departure from the old Edge we’ve come to know. Microsoft has rebuilt Edge from the ground up using the open-source Chromium project, the same codebase that Google Chrome is based upon. Existing Chrome users will find the new Edge to be very familiar, and that’s by design. There's a lot going on...

Windows Central Podcast 159: Insider changes, updates to Edge, and more
Recorded December 20th 2019

Windows Central Podcast 159: Insider changes, updates to Edge, and more

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We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and this week, Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden talk about changes to the Windows Insider Program along with updates to Edge. Plus, what are the advantages of Microsoft Store apps vs. PWA? They also recap some the biggest stories of the year for Microsoft users, then chat about their hopes and expectations for 2020.

On this week's podcast ... Xbox Series X, Surface Hub 2X, and more
Humans are shrinking

On this week's podcast ... Xbox Series X, Surface Hub 2X, and more

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We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and this week, Windows 7 support is ending on January 15, so what's the next step for the 300+ million devices still running it? Microsoft may ship the Surface Hub 2X with a version of Windows 10X. In the biggest news of the week, the Xbox Series X was unveiled at The Game Awards on December 13, 2019. The beastly,...

Microsoft is making significant changes to how it tests Windows 10
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Microsoft is making significant changes to how it tests Windows 10

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Big changes are coming to the way Microsoft develops and tests Windows 10 with participants in the Windows Insider Program. Starting with today’s build, Microsoft will no longer designate preview builds that roll out to the Fast ring as part of a specific release of Windows 10. This means that from now on, builds released to the Fast ring can includes features that might not show up in...