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Episode 031 – Build It Up and Tear It Down

00:00 – Intro

  • Welcome to the Show
  • All Nude News Podcast – more episodes, more concise, more fun!
  • We are part of the Tech Podcast Network
  • Word of the Week is “Build”

4:00 – News

Microsoft still has no idea what to do about phones – or Did Microsoft just kill Windows Phone?

  • Terry Myerson Said ….
    • “We’re fully committed to that 4-inch screen, there will be a time for it to be our focus, but right now it’s part of the family, but it’s not the core of where I hope to generate developer interest over the next year.”
    • “If you wanted to reach a lot of phone customers, Windows Phone isn’t the way to do it,”

Windows Bridge for iOS. – Create Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps that can run on Windows 10 devices using iOS APIs and Objective-C code

  • The Windows Bridge for iOS is an open-source project that allows you to create Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps that can run on Windows 10 devices using iOS APIs and Objective-C code.

Centennial Bridge coming to Windows Insiders with the next build

  • The bridge will allow developers to bring their Classic Windows Apps (Win32 / .NET) to the Windows Store and update them via the Store, too.
  • This functionality is based on Microsoft’s App-V technology.

Anniversary Update coming to Windows 10 (on July 29th?)

    • Use your Windows Phone or Android phone as remote credential store which can be used to unlock any of your Windows 10 PCs and authenticate with apps and services that support Windows Hello and Microsoft Passport based authentication.

Microsoft is building a Bot army!

More Windows 10 Anniversary Update News

  • Windows Ink.
  • Windows Hello support for apps and web sites.
  • Cortana from the lock screen.
  • Cortana proactive suggestions.
  • Cortana Collection.     

Microsoft and Canonical bring Ubuntu Linux binaries and Bash Shell to Windows 10

  • This is the year of the Linux Desktop, and it’s going to run Windows 10

Win10 (UWP and Cortana) on Xbox

  • UWP apps and unified store on Xbox One.
  • Windows Desktop Converter
  • Cortana on Xbox One.
  • Background music on Xbox One.

Surface Phone Update

  • Cut to Crickets Chirping

Nexdoc is a Laptop without a Computer

  • A Laptop that uses the power of your tablet or phone

Skype has a Hololense add-in

Windows 10 blue screen of death? Now Microsoft adds QR codes to BSOD crash support

25:00 – Outro – Call for your help with the podcast, please…

28:00 – Whiskey of the Week

Updated: April 14, 2016 — 2:04 am

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  1. Whiskey of the week question. So if you had a double shot of Whiskey, would it have a pair taste?

    1. No. A double is just bigger. It would take two singles to a make a pair. Typically two single malts.

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