Episode 037 – Holidelays

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1:00 – Intro

  • Welcome to the Show
  • Today’s Hosts Colin Smith and David Smith
  • All news episode!
  • Word of the Week “Virtual”
  • We are part of the Tech Podcast Network

1:40 – News

Gabe Aul stepping down as leader of Windows Insider Program!

  • “Gabe wants to focus on working with engineers to improve Windows engineering systems to build a better OS for everyone. He’s loved managing the Windows Insider Program, but feels that it’s now time to pass the torch onto someone who can give it 100 percent of their attention.”.
  • We’ll all miss Gabe – Welcome Donna.

Montreal User Group

  • Device Guard signatures are stored in hypervisor and can access through a VM – new in the 14332 or better Windows 10 Insider Builds. New version of Hyper-V also allows a virtual TPM.

HoloLens OEMs

  • Microsoft plans to open its HoloLens platform to third party manufacturers; OEMs will get access to Windows Holographic, allowing them to create mixed reality headsets which could ostensibly offer both AR and VR experiences; the firm is purportedly working with HTC, Acer, Dell and others, and is set to disclose further details at its WinHEC developer conference this November.

Microsoft Flow

Run Windows 95 on XBOX

  • Who hasn’t been waiting for this – you can now run Windows 95 on an xbox one!

Tencent Announces New Game Console Running on Windows 10

  • Small Windows box for running games
  • Microsoft’s 3D Builder app will soon let you make a 3D model from an image

Microsoft has announced 3D imaging software for Windows.

More Surface Drivers

Backpack PCs

Surface Phone

  • Rumors are swirling of 3 versions of the next Windows Phone.


  • David needs to borrow a 950 or 950 XL to test with NexDock!

26:00 – Outro – Call for your help with the podcast, please…

29:00 – Whiskey of the Week

Updated: June 15, 2016 — 3:48 pm

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  1. re intros, I like Cortana’s intros, esp about the “and pretty much anything the hosts feel like talking about” :>
    re “sexy news” I like David’s replies! HAHA
    re eval units, Yeah, missing that, looking forward to that.
    re doing your best, that’s all we can ask for, thanks guys!
    re virtual, is that working? I tried twice today but no replies

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