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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What to expect from Microsoft's spring hardware announcements
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What to expect from Microsoft's spring hardware announcements

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Microsoft is expected to launch new Surface hardware this spring, and while it is unclear as to how Microsoft is going to unveil these new products, we do know that most of them will begin shipping in the month or so. I am hearing that hardware announcements will begin to take place in May, and likely start shipping a week or two later. So, here's everything we're expecting to see announced this spring.

Windows Central Podcast 174: Windows 10X and Surface Neo delayed
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Windows Central Podcast 174: Windows 10X and Surface Neo delayed

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We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and this week, Daniel reviews the Dell XPS 13 (9300) and explains why it's the perfect 13-inch Ultrabook. There are some leaks to support rumors a re-designed XPS 15 will follow suit. Zac provides details on a new Windows 10 build for Slow ring insiders. In one of this week's major stories, Windows 10X and Surface...

Microsoft Editor for Word, Edge, and Outlook makes you a better writer
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Microsoft Editor for Word, Edge, and Outlook makes you a better writer

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Microsoft Editor enables users to be better writers by underlining words and phrases with suggestions that could enhance their writing. The Editor will analyze your writing and check for plagiarism, protecting you from any issues and helping you be more original in your writing. It'll also help you correctly cite content if necessary, great for students writing reports and papers. Now...

Microsoft 365 brings work, life, and family together under one subscription
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Microsoft 365 brings work, life, and family together under one subscription

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Microsoft has announced a new subscription aimed at consumers who are looking to keep their life organized between home, work, and family. The new subscription is largely a rebrand of Microsoft Office 365, but with several new benefits and features that extend outside of the traditional suite of Office applications. Such benefits include new cloud-powered experiences that enhance your writing and presenting skills, financing, and online safety.

What to expect from Microsoft's digital March 30 event for consumers
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What to expect from Microsoft's digital March 30 event for consumers

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Microsoft is holding a virtual press event on March 30, where it is expected to announce a new productivity-focused subscription for consumers. The event won’t be livestreamed publicly, but members of the press will be blogging the news as it happens on the day. We’re expecting the event to be entirely about software and services, and not about new Surface products that the company is...