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Phil Spencer Reveals His Thoughts on Stadia
 
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Following Google's keynote, Phil Spencer sent an email to the Xbox org about its plans for going big at E3 Full Writeup: https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/203350/phil-spencer-on-stadia-google-went-big-today-at-e3-we-will-go-big
Views: 12172 Brad Sams
Next-Gen Gaming Analysis: Microsoft
 
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The next generation of gaming is going to look a lot different than today...let's dive into Microsoft. Full Writeup: https://www.thurrott.com/amazon/20388... Microsoft: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YprLDlnbwXQ& Sony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IkZJbz0qLc& Amazon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5yTJ3domLQ Google: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x7Gxyz7U7I Apple: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5yTJ3domLQ& Nintendo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESzbAhMx0d0
Views: 5634 Brad Sams
Microsoft Unveils HoloLens 2, Here's What You Need to Know
 
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The long-awaited announcement is finally here, Microsoft has unveiled their HoloLens 2 and here's what you need to know including specs, pricing, and availability. Full writeup here: https://www.petri.com/microsoft-unveils-hololens-2-with-improved-field-of-view-for-3500
Views: 32972 Brad Sams
Microsoft Reveals more Details about xCloud
 
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Microsoft had a session at GDC where the company has started to share more about how its xCloud service will work on mobile devices. Full Writeup: https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/203505/microsoft-shares-a-few-more-details-about-xcloud-at-gdc
Views: 34871 Brad Sams
First Look at Microsoft's Upcoming Edge Browser Based on Chromium
 
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In a few weeks, Microsoft will release a new web browser based on Chromium but I got my hands on it a bit early. Full Writeup: https://www.thurrott.com/microsoft/203601/hands-on-with-microsofts-new-edge-browser-built-on-chromium
Views: 27402 Brad Sams
Microsoft's Disc-Less Xbox One S is Here But the Price...
 
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Microsoft's 'All Digital' Xbox One S is here and the company is bundling a bunch of games with the device but the price has many scratching their heads. Full Writeup: https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/205134/microsofts-disc-less-xbox-one-arrives-may-7th-for-249-99
Views: 7836 Brad Sams
Master Chief, Xbox, and the PC GamePass Story
 
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Microsoft's preparing to talk more about its PC GamePass offering and it may be using the Master Cheif Collection as the carrot to drive adoption. Full Writeup: https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/201915/master-chief-xbox-and-the-pc-gamepass-story
Views: 7753 Brad Sams
What We Know and Don't Know, About Microsoft's Next Gen Consoles
 
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Microsoft's next-generation consoles are complex beasts with GameCore, xCloud and multiple SKUs...here's how it all breaks down and what we are still trying to figure out. Full Writeup: https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/201374/what-we-know-and-dont-know-about-microsofts-next-gen-consoles
Views: 9312 Brad Sams
Surface Go: Six Months Later
 
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After using the Surface Go for six months, here's what you need to know.
Views: 110107 Brad Sams
Houston, We Have an 1809
 
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Pre-order: Beneath a Surface - The Inside Story How Microsoft Built its Surface hardware: http://beneathasurface.com/ On this episode of the Sams Report, 1809 is creating headaches for everyone and it's time Microsoft addresses the quality issue with its development practices.
Views: 2032 Brad Sams
Next-Gen Gaming Analysis: Nintendo
 
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The next generation of gaming is going to look a lot different than today...let's dive into Nintendo. Full Writeup: https://www.thurrott.com/amazon/203882/next-gen-gaming-how-amazon-apple-google-microsoft-nintendo-and-sony-stack-up-premium Microsoft: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YprLDlnbwXQ&t=1s Sony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IkZJbz0qLc& Amazon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5yTJ3domLQ Google: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x7Gxyz7U7I Apple: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5yTJ3domLQ&t=
Views: 2391 Brad Sams
The Next Gen Xbox Strategy...Zen 2, Streaming, and IP
 
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Microsoft's next-gen console strategy is shaping up and they are surrounding the Xbox with unique assets to try and take down Sony Questions? Find me on Twitter - @bdsams
Views: 16871 Brad Sams
Nintendo Rumors
 
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The questions keep coming, hopefully, this helps answer a few of the questions regarding what Microsoft and Nintendo are up too.
Views: 6240 Brad Sams
'Leaked' Xbox Specs, Cortana's Future
 
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On this edition of the Sams Report, a detailed list of Xbox specs has leaked but there is something you should know about them and Microsoft is making serious changes to how it looks at Cortana.
Views: 7353 Brad Sams
Surface Book 2: One Year Later - Review
 
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It has been more than a year since the Surface Book 2 came out...how did it stand up during the past 12 months and should you buy one today?
Views: 72056 Brad Sams
Native Xbox Games On Your PC? Looks Like It May be Happening
 
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Read my writeup here: https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/200140/microsofts-evolving-gaming-strategy-takes-a-giant-step-forward Microsoft's working on a major overhaul of its gaming infrastructure on the PC and we are starting to see how the company plans to bring Xbox games to the PC.
Views: 10235 Brad Sams
Edgium of the Year
 
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My book: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/179039581X/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 *** Uploaded the un-trimmed clip, oops*** On this edition of the Sams Report, Edge plans for 2019, Microsoft doesn't want you to buy Office 2019, and answering your questions of the week.
Views: 2743 Brad Sams
Next-Gen Gaming Analysis: Sony
 
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The next generation of gaming is going to look a lot different than today...let's dive into Sony. Full Writeup: https://www.thurrott.com/amazon/203882/next-gen-gaming-how-amazon-apple-google-microsoft-nintendo-and-sony-stack-up-premium Microsoft: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YprLDlnbwXQ& Sony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IkZJbz0qLc& Amazon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5yTJ3domLQ Google: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x7Gxyz7U7I Apple: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5yTJ3domLQ& Nintendo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESzbAhMx0d0
Views: 3126 Brad Sams
These Questions are Good
 
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My book: http://beneathasurface.com/ On this edition of the Sams Report, Microsoft 365 is coming for the consumer, HoloLens is a fan of Qualcomm, and the questions this week are coming from inside the building.
Views: 3454 Brad Sams
Next-Gen Gaming Analysis: Google
 
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The next generation of gaming is going to look a lot different than today...let's dive into Google. Full Writeup:https://www.thurrott.com/amazon/203882/next-gen-gaming-how-amazon-apple-google-microsoft-nintendo-and-sony-stack-up-premium Microsoft: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YprLDlnbwXQ& Sony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IkZJbz0qLc& Amazon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5yTJ3domLQ Google: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x7Gxyz7U7I Apple: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5yTJ3domLQ& Nintendo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESzbAhMx0d0
Views: 2789 Brad Sams
Xbox Arden and Purple Consoles, Let's talk Codenames
 
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I've stumbled across a few more Xbox codenames, let's take a look at the latest leaks and try to separate fact and fiction.
Views: 5372 Brad Sams
The Humble Xbox Maverick
 
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Welcoming to the humble episode where Xbox Maverick gets more real, and Brad brushes off the haters. Full Writeup: https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/201723/xbox-one-s-all-digital-edition-expected-in-april
Views: 25251 Brad Sams
Microsoft’s Looking to Bring Xbox Live to Everywhere you Game
 
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Microsoft is looking to turn Xbox Live into a new service but will other developers be willing to adopt the platform?
Views: 3230 Brad Sams
Deciphering Xbox Scarlett: Anaconda, Anthem, Danta, Lockhart, Maverick, and Roma
 
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Microsoft has a lot of hardware for its next-generation console and to help you understand all the codenames and devices in the pipeline, here's a walkthrough of what's ahead.
Views: 19855 Brad Sams
Here's the new Surface Hardware Coming Next Year
 
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Beneath A Surface: http://beneathasurface.com/ If you are wanting to know what's coming down the pipeline for Surface, here's the what the team is working on based on insider sources.
Views: 12262 Brad Sams
Next-Gen Gaming Analysis: Amazon
 
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The next generation of gaming is going to look a lot different than today...let's dive into Amazon. Full Writeup: https://www.thurrott.com/amazon/203882/next-gen-gaming-how-amazon-apple-google-microsoft-nintendo-and-sony-stack-up-premium#respond Microsoft: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YprLDlnbwXQ& Sony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IkZJbz0qLc& Amazon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5yTJ3domLQ Google: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x7Gxyz7U7I Apple: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5yTJ3domLQ& Nintendo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESzbAhMx0d0
Views: 4538 Brad Sams
Xbox One S Maverick Leaks, Disc-Less Future Arrives Very Soon
 
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Microsoft's upcoming disc-less Xbox One S has leaked, we shouldn't have to wait too much longer for it to be officially announced. Writeup: https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/204946/xbox-maverick-all-digital-edition-leaks-confirms-may-launch
Views: 6894 Brad Sams
Sony PlayStation 5 Specs Revealed
 
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Sony has announced the hardware that will be powering its next-generation console and it's going all in on high res graphics with up to 8k support, ray tracing and a lot more. Full Writeup: https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/205109/sony-playstation-5-will-feature-8k-graphics-ray-tracing-and-ps4-compatability
Views: 23651 Brad Sams
The Surface Go Review
 
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Looking to buy a Surface Go? Here's what you need to know. Full Writeup: https://www.petri.com/surface-go-review
Views: 20360 Brad Sams
Ice Lake Performance, AMD Surface Laptop
 
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Intel has announced its new Ice Lake CPUs and based on insider info, performance gains look to be significant over last generation...oh, and AMD Surface Laptop is still on the agenda.
Views: 2700 Brad Sams
Microsoft to talk Next Gen Consoles at E3 2019
 
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In June, Microsoft will be heading to Los Angeles where the company will be hosting its annual E3 keynote. And even though Sony won't be there, Microsoft is holding back on making significant announcements.
Views: 4290 Brad Sams
This Month Was Supposed to be Slow
 
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On this edition of The Sams Report, Windows gets a major new feature, Xbox has announced a few as well, and Cortana has updates too.
Views: 2005 Brad Sams
Xbox One X: Buy, Upgrade, or Wait?
 
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One of the most frequent questions I get is if you should upgrade your Xbox OG or S to the X, let's dive into the finer details to see if it's worth it for you.
Views: 40984 Brad Sams
Microsoft to Take on AirPods with Surface Buds
 
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Microsoft is going to take on Apple's AirPods with Surface-branded ear buds. Writeup: https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/204985/microsoft-to-take-on-airpods-with-surface-buds
Views: 3928 Brad Sams
Hololens 2 Coming Next Month
 
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Microsoft has sent out invites for an event where it is expected that they will announce Hololens 2.0.
Views: 19442 Brad Sams
Xbox Maverick is the Canary in the Coal Mine
 
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I've got a theroy about why Microsoft is releasing Maverick late in the development cycle...
Views: 5718 Brad Sams
Microsoft and Intel Not Sitting in a Tree
 
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On this edition of the Sams Report, Surface has an ARM, Firefox has a beta, and 19H2 is a mystery on many levels. Shifthappenscon - https://shifthappenscon.com/ Timestamps: News: 0:43 Slack Updates 2:20 Edgium: 3:07 19h2: 5:45 Firefox: 8:09 Microsoft and Intel: 10:52 GamePass: 12:38 Q&A: 13:40
Views: 4094 Brad Sams
Google's Upcoming Gaming Hardware Leaks
 
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We know that Google is working on a new gaming service to be announced later this month and the controller for the service has leaked ahead of the company's keynote. Full Writeup: https://www.thurrott.com/google/202497/patent-reveals-googles-upcoming-gaming-controller Timestamps: 0:27 Patent 1:58 Render of Controller #1 2:07 Render of Controller #2
Views: 12198 Brad Sams
Three Ways xCloud will help Xbox Win the Next Generation Console Wars
 
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Microsoft's ace in the sleeve is its new cloud streaming platform and if you aren't paying attention closely, it's easy to miss how this will literally change the game for consoles.
Views: 5087 Brad Sams
xCloud is Hiding Microsoft's Future
 
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If you aren't paying attention closely, Microsoft announced the future of the company with xCloud.
Views: 3370 Brad Sams
Master Chief Collection First Beta and a Halo Infinite One Too?
 
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Many have asked, so here's what I know about when the Master Cheif Collection Beta will arrive. How to Join Halo Insider: https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/203194/microsoft-opens-the-halo-insider-program
Views: 6611 Brad Sams
Xbox Scarlett and USB-C
 
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The details of Microsoft's plans for Scarlett are still a bit foggy but one thing seems certain, it will support USB-C
Views: 9312 Brad Sams
Gaming, Apple, and Virtual Desktops
 
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On this edition of the Sams Report, a wrap up of gaming announcements from GDC, Apple's new hardware, and Microsoft ships a virtual desktop. Timestamps: Apple: 0:25 Microsoft: 2:52 Gaming: 4:14 Q and A: 9:15
Views: 3223 Brad Sams
Xbox Anticipation,  800 Million Dreams
 
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On this edition of the Sams Report, there's a lot of gaming news on the horizon, Microsoft's Windows passes another milestone, and Edgium is getting closer to release. Timestamps in the description: News: 0:30 Xbox: 4:05 Q&A: 5:55
Views: 6268 Brad Sams
Pegasus, Centarus, and Andromeda Walk into a Browser
 
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On this edition of the Sams Report, there's a new codename in town, Microsoft's browser challenge, and what the heck is happening with Windows.
Views: 4857 Brad Sams
Google Stadia - The Killer Feature and The Massive Unknown Questions
 
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Google has announced their new gaming service today and while they showed off the killer feature, they left a lot of questions unanswered.
Views: 8900 Brad Sams
Next-Gen Gaming Analysis: Apple
 
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The next generation of gaming is going to look a lot different than today...let's dive into Apple. Full Writeup: https://www.thurrott.com/amazon/203882/next-gen-gaming-how-amazon-apple-google-microsoft-nintendo-and-sony-stack-up-premium Microsoft: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YprLDlnbwXQ& Sony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IkZJbz0qLc& Amazon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5yTJ3domLQ Google: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x7Gxyz7U7I Apple: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5yTJ3domLQ& Nintendo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESzbAhMx0d0
Views: 2704 Brad Sams
Surface Pro 6 Review
 
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Pre-order: Beneath a Surface - The Inside Story How Microsoft Built its Surface hardware: http://beneathasurface.com/ Microsoft's latest generation packs a lot of horsepower under the glass but is the new quad-core tablet good enough for your everyday needs?
Views: 9298 Brad Sams
Surface Janus, PS5 Specs, and Xbox Storage Questions
 
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My Book About Surface: http://beneathasurface.com/ On this edition of the Sams Report, Surface Janus is a name you should know, PS5 specs are starting to leak, and Anaconda will not have spinning rust.
Views: 7581 Brad Sams
Microsoft Promised to Pays Devs more in 2018 and Then Never Did
 
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In 2018, Microsoft said they would pay app developers more by the end of the year...and then never did.
Views: 1667 Brad Sams

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