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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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Windows Central Podcast 187: Windows 10X, Surface Duo, XCloud, and more
Recorded July 17th 2020

Windows Central Podcast 187: Windows 10X, Surface Duo, XCloud, and more

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We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and this week, Daniel and Zac chat about the recent Twitter hack and Daniel's inability to access his account in the fallout. Surface Duo has been pushed back but is still supposed to ship earlier than expected. They also catch up on development of Windows 10X, with news that it might launch without local Win32 app...

Most Surface customers won't have in-person support channels anymore
That sucks

Most Surface customers won't have in-person support channels anymore

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Last week, Microsoft announced that it was closing all physical Microsoft Stores, and transforming a handful of flagship stores into “experience centers” that serve no purpose other than to allow high-street shoppers look at and try the latest devices from Microsoft and partners. Customers will not be able to purchase any products they see inside the store, nor will they be able to get their own Surface hardware serviced at these locations.

macOS puts Windows 10 to shame when it comes to implementing UI updates
Ugly Windows

macOS puts Windows 10 to shame when it comes to implementing UI updates

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Yesterday, Apple unveiled its brand new version of macOS, known as "Big Sur" and coming later this year to a plethora of Macs. Its biggest new addition is a complete redesign of the OS, adopting the same aesthetic Apple has been pushing on iOS and iPadOS for some time. This is a complete cosmetic update from the ground up that's consistent across apps and icons, and it puts Windows' cosmetic update efforts to shame.