Episode 041 – Can Vernon Chip David’s Surface


  • Welcome to the Show
  • Today’s Hosts are David Smith and Colin Smith
  • Word of the Week “Dona”
  • We are interviewing Dona Sarkar who is the lead of Microsoft Windows Insider Program
  • Email your questions to AskDona@SurfaceSmiths.com
  • We are part of the Tech Podcast Network


NexDock Burns

  • Factory producing the NexDock accessory had a major fire – this will

Windows 10 Anniversary Edition – August 2nd

  • Don’t forget to update to Windows 10 by July 29th on your Windows 7 / 8 computers!


Microsoft tweaks activation rules for the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Edge Wins Battery War

Microsoft 26 in the 50 Smartest Companies

Microsoft Introduces Windows Insider MVP

Microsoft Ending Production Off Surface 3 by December

  • http://www.pcmag.com/news/345616/microsoft-killing-off-surface-3-by-december

Blackberry has apparently removed their Windows Phone BBM app from the Windows Store

Microsoft exec: “Windows Phone is fully supported, we’re not abandoning the phone”

Project Premonition aims to use mosquitoes, drones, cloud computing to prevent disease outbreaks

Microsoft has sold nearly 10 times more Surface Pro 4s than Surface Books

Microsoft showcases SQL Server, .NET Core on Red Hat Enterprise Linux deliverables

Battery Life – New Battery Manufacture

  • Microsoft is looking at a new battery manufaucture for Surface Devices

All in One

  • Rumors have surfaced of Microsoft working on an All-in-one. But how could it be different than current All-In-Ones?

New laptop tech combines GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 4G LTE onto single antenna

  • This would be great – all Surface Devices shouls support LTE!
  • http://www.zdnet.com/article/new-laptop-tech-combines-gps-bluetooth-wi-fi-4g-lte-onto-single-antenna

 Microsoft pays $10,000 to unwilling Windows 10 updater


Microsoft delivers promised SharePoint mobile app for iOS

  • http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-delivers-promised-sharepoint-mobile-app-for-ios/

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