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Episode 035 – Hololens

0:00 – Intro

  • Welcome to the Show
  • Today’s Hosts Colin , David, Cortana Smith
  • Word of the Week “Canada”
  • We are part of the Tech Podcast Network

1:15 – News

2:00 Office 365 datacenters now available in Canada

  • Data residency is now available in Canada.<<<< EH!!!!

3:30 Intel’s new smartphone strategy is to quit

  • As part of Intel’s 10% cut in their workforce Intel is cutting their mobile Atom chip set

5:00 Microsoft Surface Dock Updater

The Microsoft Surface Dock Updater tool allows you to check the firmware status of a Surface Dock and to manually update the firmware of Surface Dock devices. It is most often used to update Surface Docks prior to deployment of those Surface Docks to end users or as a troubleshooting tool. Learn how to use the tool and, for more information, see Manage Surface Dock updates.

6:00 One Drive is Shrinking

9:20 Microsoft is testing synthetic DNA as data storage

  • If this works, maybe they can bring back unlimited storage in OneDrive.
  • Microsoft has purchased ten million long oligonucleotides—in other words, DNA—from Twist Bioscience to encode digital data.

10:37 Offer Ends Soon – 300 Million Devices

  • As we near the one-year anniversary of the availability of Windows 10, we’re excited to share that Windows 10 is now running on 300 million active devices around the world.

12:30 Surface Users are Satisfied!

  • A recent J. D. Power study looked at customer satisfaction in the tablet market and found that Apple iPad and Microsoft were neck-and-neck, or basically tied for first place. (Technically, iPad was just ahead with a score of 830, compared to 829 for Surface, on a scale of 1000 possible points.)

13:30 HoloLens

  • Colin is only person I know who has used a Hololens and Samsung VR Gear



19:30 – Outro – Call for your help with the podcast, please…

23:00 – Whiskey of the Week

Updated: June 23, 2016 — 3:33 am

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