Episode 078 – Getting Less Worse


  • Universal Windows Podcast – Episode 078 – Getting Less Worse with Colin and David Smith aka the Surfacesmiths.
  • Recording two weeks-in-row – a record in 2018 for us!

Word of the Week

  • Enjoy a sip of your favourite beverage each time either of us say “double-double”.

News of the Week

  • Microsoft drops Windows Phone Apps for Teams, Yammer and Skype for Business – does anybody care?
  • Microsoft leaks Windows Lean in the most recent builds of RS5 (that is the version of Windows 10 coming out this fall). Is Microsoft just being nice to people with old low-end tables or is something interesting coming along?
  • Windows 10 – 1803 is finally released


  • Windows 10 – 1803 will be released soon!

Enterprise Topic

  • Microsoft’s AutoPilot allows IT to provision Windows 10 PCs remotely. Imagine picking up a computer at BestBuy and having it configured to Corporate Standards simply by logging on with your account?

Features of the Week

  • 1803 – Redstone 4 – Spring UpdateApril 2018 Update
    • Windows Defender Application Guard
    • Nearby Sharing
    • Timeline
    • Focus Assist
    • Edge – getting less worse


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Whiskey of the Week

Updated: April 30, 2018 — 3:13 pm

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