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Brad was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio where he consults for Fortune 500 companies. He is a business person at heart and is always reading the Wall Street Journal; his homepage is set to bloomberg.com.
Brad has written many SWOT reports and enjoys reading about the latest technology in the consumer and business worlds. He believes that we live in a fast moving world and if you don't adapt you won't survive. Brad will bring to Neowin a business perspective to editorials and an analytical review of business moves in the technology industry.
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On this episode of the Redmond Report, I talk about the event that took place last week at Microsoft's campus, the new phones that leaked and reveal a a big changes that is coming as well.
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 has surpassed 75 million installs which shows that the OS is being adopted quickly and the free upgrade offer did entice many users.
Microsoft has released Cortana for Android in a public beta open to everyone in the US who owns a device running Android 4.4 and above. The digital assistant has the ability to replace Google Now.
An app in the Microsoft App store is now showing support for HoloLens, which appears to be the first to do so, although it does not appear to have holograms and is simply a showcase app.
On this episode of The Redmond Report, I provide more details about Microsoft's upcoming October event (Surface Pro 4, Band, phones) and a few details about an Xbox Slim that is in the works.
Microsoft and Intel have worked together to create a 'Wake on Voice' solution that will allow you to turn on your PC by simply saying "Hey Cortana, wake up" using Intel Smart Sound Technology.
Microsoft has rolled out a new release of Windows 10 to Insiders, build 10525, and if you haven't had a chance to install the OS yet or are curious about the updates, we have a gallery of what's new.
Microsoft has pushed out the first Windows 10 preview since its launch, and while it does bring a few new features, there are also several known issues with this build that you should be aware of.
Earlier today, Microsoft pushed out a new build of Windows 10 to Insiders, build 10525, and there are a couple of updates in this release that you can download now from Windows Update.
Microsoft has released the first new Windows 10 Insider Preview since the OS was launched for consumers; the build number for this release is 10525 and it can be downloaded now via Windows Update.
For the month of August, Microsoft will update the Xbox One with a bunch of new features including the ability to stream games at 1080p/60FPS to any Windows 10 PC on your home network.
Microsoft is cutting the price on the Surface Pro 3 i5 128GB for today only which is yet another push to clear inventory ahead of the Surface Pro 4 which should be launching in a couple months.
Microsoft's Windows 10 is now installed on more than 53 million machines, and StatCounter is reporting that as of last week, the OS had taken nearly 5% of the market, which is a big win for the OS.
Microsoft has pushed out yet another cumulative update for Windows 10 which is the third release in less than two weeks for the new OS; it can be downloaded now from Windows Update.