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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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Review: Windows 10 May 2020 Update packs improvements to existing features
Hey Cortana update my PC

Review: Windows 10 May 2020 Update packs improvements to existing features

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Microsoft's next Windows 10 feature update is almost here. Known as the May 2020 Update, this new version of Windows 10 is all about fit and finish. There's not a whole lot new here in regard to features, but plenty of changes and enhancements to features that have already been part of the OS for some time. In this review, we take a look at all the notable new changes and improvements,...

Project Reunion brings together Win32 and UWP app development on Windows 10
Win32 + UWP = Windows Apps

Project Reunion brings together Win32 and UWP app development on Windows 10

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Microsoft is closing the gap between Win32 and UWP app development with Project Reunion, an effort to componentize the Windows API and UWP API so developers can modernize and build apps that work across all versions of Windows 10. In the past, app development on Windows 10 has been clear cut with two options; a classic Win32 app using Windows API, or a modern universal app with UWP APIs...

Windows Central Podcast 179: Surface hardware thoughts, Surface Duo specs
More Surface Duo Specs

Windows Central Podcast 179: Surface hardware thoughts, Surface Duo specs

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We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and this week, riding the wave of new hardware products, Dan and Zac continue to evaluate Surface Earbuds, Surface Go 2, and Surface Book 3. They also discuss Zac's scoop about Surface Duo's specs. It's not just about what it has, but what it doesn't have as well. They wrap up the episode by pointing out some...

Windows Central Podcast 178: New Surface hardware, Windows 10X, Surface Duo
New Surface Day

Windows Central Podcast 178: New Surface hardware, Windows 10X, Surface Duo

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We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and there's plenty of news this week in the world of Microsoft! New Surface products are real and available soon! Zac and Daniel cover the announcements and share their favorite features from the devices. They also chat about the future of Windows 10X, the recent and upcoming Xbox Series X events, and the Surface...

Microsoft’s Surface Go 2 is official with a bigger display and more power
Small but powerful

Microsoft’s Surface Go 2 is official with a bigger display and more power

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Microsoft has unveiled the next version of its popular Surface Go product line, featuring a larger 10.5-inch display and a more powerful Intel Core m3 option for customers who need it. The Surface Go 2, as it is officially known, still starts at its hallmark price of $399 and is compatible with previous generation accessories, as the overall size and design of the product is identical...