Windows Central Podcast 121: What should Windows Lite be called?

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We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and this week Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden have news about Windows 10 build 18334 for Fast ring Insiders, plus the latest information on Microsoft's Build developer conference! They also go deep into the importance of product names — specifically 'Windows Lite' and why that may be a poor choice for the upcoming OS.

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This episode of the Windows Central Podcast was recorded on February 8 2019.

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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.

  • If they are going to test Windows Lite through the insider program, that sounds like you would be able to install it on current hardware. Maybe only certain devices would be supported?
  • If WindowsLIte is so different, I like the name MicrosoftOS.
  • Do you think when they announce WindowLite and rename it that Microsoft will also rename Windows CoreOS to remove the Windows name?
  • Windows Suck. Don't do it Microsoft. Stop with these dumb decisions
  • Yet you are hear listening about wonderful Windows.
  • Edge OS is my guess. Nadella can then fully commit to his edge computing... "intelligent edge"... nirvana-speak.
  • Call it Windows RT2
  • goddamn, I thought that molecule ad was never gonna end