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 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
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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...

On this week's podcast ... Surface Earbuds, Cortana mobile, and more
Recorded November 22 2019

On this week's podcast ... Surface Earbuds, Cortana mobile, and more

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We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and this week, Windows 10 20H1inches closer to reality with a new build in the Fast ring. Cortana mobile apps are going away for users in most markets, except for the United States. The release of Surface Earbuds has been delayed until Spring 2020, possibly to address their value compared to other Bluetooth earbuds?