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Technology Distilled is the third incarnation of the Surfacesmiths podcast. The podcast that takes the torrent of complex technology issues and news, mashes it up and and distills it into a smooth sip enjoyed neat or on the rocks. The hosts are technology veterans with over 60 years of IT experience between them.

Technology Distilled is the third incarnation of the Surfacesmiths podcast. The podcast that takes the torrent of complex technology issues and news, mashes it up and and distills it into a smooth sip enjoyed neat or on the rocks. The hosts are technology veterans with over 60 years of IT experience between them.

Location:

United States

Description:

Technology Distilled is the third incarnation of the Surfacesmiths podcast. The podcast that takes the torrent of complex technology issues and news, mashes it up and and distills it into a smooth sip enjoyed neat or on the rocks. The hosts are technology veterans with over 60 years of IT experience between them.

Language:

English

Contact:

613-798-7185


Episodes

Episode 113 - Team Finland

5/11/2020
Introduction Colin and David are joined by Vesku Nopanen, MVP and expert in Microsoft Teams. You can contact Vesku at on twitter @vesanopanen and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/vesanopanen/ News New Windows 10 bug hits home working: Outlook, Office 365, Teams can't access the internetWhiskey may protect against CovidZoom has major security issuesTeams calls increase 1000% in March Teams Call for Help www.technologydistilled.com Whiskey of the Week

Duration:00:54:12

Episode 112 - 50 Shades of Azure

3/9/2020
Introduction Clearview AI app was reportedly used for fun by company's investors, friends Word of the Week Interview ITOPSTalk.comMany tech events canceled due to CoronaWebex and Google giving away free services GiggleBytes Flat-Earth martyr or victim? ‘Mad’ Mike Hughes dies in DIY rocket crashOn Being Round Call for Help www.technologydistilled.com Whiskey of the Week Glenfiddich Solera Reserve Cask Single Malt Whisky

Duration:01:01:57

Episode 111 - Cumbersome Covid19

2/27/2020
Introduction Word of the Week Enjoy a sip of your favourite beverage each time any of us says “Cumbersome” News Microsoft: Free unified Office app is now open to all Android users Windows 10X: Everything you need to know Install Windows 10x Emulator GiggleBytes Spotify launches playlists for dogs left home alone Call for Help Whiskey of the Week Redstar Wine – a little something brought back from China! Heat Map

Duration:01:00:46

Episode 110 – Powershell Fish Sauce

12/17/2019
Introduction Word of the Week Microsoft Moment Microsoft to developers: Here's how you can start making apps for Surface Duo, Neo David’s China Trip Book Review Learn Powershell in a month of lunches Powershell Practice PrimerThe PowerShell Scripting and Toolmaking Book@Jeffhickspoddistilled19 Call for Help Whiskey of the Week

Duration:01:10:10

Episode 109 - Announcements from Ignite

11/26/2019
Introduction Technology Distilled Podcast – Episode 109 Word of the Week Enjoy a sip of your favourite beverage each time any of us says "Announcement" New of the Week David and Colin distill some of the announcements from Microsoft Ignite Microsoft: Here's why we just stored the whole Superman movie inside a bit of glass Microsoft makes its unified Office Mobile app available to Android and iOS users Microsoft's Hybrid 2.0 strategy: Azure Arc, Azure Stack Hub, Azure Stack Edge...

Duration:01:06:30

Episode 108 - Lick It Up!

11/1/2019
Introduction · Technology Distilled Podcast – Episode 108 Word of the Week · Enjoy a sip of your favourite beverage each time any of us says “Tongue” Featured Interview · Dr Alasdair Clark, of the University of Glasgow’s School of Engineering - Is the W for Whiskey? · The paper, titled ‘Whisky tasting using a bimetallic nanoplasmonic tongue -- nanoscale metal ‘tastebuds’, Stuff · Rare Whisky Estimated to be Worth $800,000 is Actually Fake GiggleBytes · Richmond University...

Duration:00:42:27

Technology Distilled Trailer

10/28/2019
As we are about to switch over to the new show format we thought we'd share the new intro with you. Share and Enjoy!

Duration:00:00:20

Episode 107 - Hybrid

10/23/2019
Introduction Word of the Week Microsoft Moment What to expect from Windows 10 November 2019 Update: A pleasant surprise Discussion - Cars Volvo unveils its first electric car, the XC40 Recharge Volvo will launch a new electric vehicle every year through 2025 Volvo clarifies electrification plan, aims for 50% of sales to be 'fully electric' by 2025Autonomous shuttles in Northern Virginia suburb show why the future of robot cars might be slowBackup driver in fatal self-driving Uber crash...

Duration:01:01:08

Episode 106 - Farewell

10/10/2019
Introduction Word of the Week News of the Week Dona Sarkar is leaving Microsoft Insider Program Surface Event Recap Surface X Surface Laptop Surface Pro 7 Announcements www.technologydistilled.com Call for Help Tell a friend about the show! Whiskey of the Week The Balvennie Triple Cask

Duration:00:29:49

Episode 105 – Neo? Duo? Trio!

10/2/2019
Introduction Word of the Week News of the Week widely available Surface Event Predictions Folding Device ARM Based Surface Announcements Surface Laptop 3 Surface Pro 7 Surface Earbuds Surface Pro X Future of Products Surface Neo Surface Duo Call for Help Tell a friend about the show! Whiskey of the Week Macallan Edition No 4

Duration:01:47:03

Episode 104 – Digital Lifestyle

6/6/2019
Introduction Ian DixonDigital Lifestyle Podcast Feature of the Week This week we discuss three free Apps that rock the Surface CollaBoard Xodo PDF Reader & Editor Bamboo Paper News of the Week The Windows 10 May 2019 Update is now available Microsoft has started rolling out its new option for controlling feature updates. Microsoft releases a Windows XP Security Patch Microsoft brings PowerToys back to let anyone improve Windows 10 for power users Windows 10 now on 825 million devices...

Duration:01:08:30

Episode 103 - If you build it will they come?

5/11/2019
Introduction Word of the Week News of the Week Microsoft Build 2019: Microsoft launches election security service, SDK Cosmos DB, Azure Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse all see significant updates. Azure - Intelligent Cloud/Edge AI Speech Service Dynamics 365 & Power Platform Common Data Model M365 CREDGE Fluid Framework Teams Gaming Rant of the Week Let's see if it is fixed by the next podcast Call for Help Tell a friend about the show! Whiskey of the Week While...

Duration:00:58:53

Episode 102 - Pre-After Party

4/15/2019
Introduction Word of the Week Discussion of the Week What should you do with your Windows 2008 Servers / Windows 7 that you won't upgrade by the deadline? Windows 2008 Scenarios Windows 7 Feature of the Week Windows 10 May 2019 Update: The new features that matter most News of the Week 5G will make iPhone and Android phones better. Then it may kill them Gartner: 30 million foldable phones will be sold in 2023 5 Surface Pro keyboards that cost less than Microsoft's Type...

Duration:00:45:47

Episode 101 - Living on the Edge

4/8/2019
Introduction Today we have a studio audience – I'd put in their twitter accounts, but they are millennials … Word of the Week Feature of the Week Microsoft changes how Windows 10 disconnects USB storage devices News of the Week Microsoft Edge Windows 10's new Edge with Chromium browser preview builds drop today Chromium-based Microsoft Edge will be able to stream videos in 4K Will Windows 10 users flock to Chromium Edge for its exclusive 4K Netflix streaming? Microsoft's File...

Duration:00:42:54

Episode 100 - Skilling Spree

3/29/2019
Introduction With special guests…. This is the second time we had Dona and Jeremiah on our podcast. Listen to our interview witht hem in 2016 from our archive: Surface Smiths - Episode 42 Surface Smiths – Episode 43 Word of the Week Enjoy a sip of your favourite beverage each time any of us says "Summit" News of the Week Now Windows 10 users can set up a call with Microsoft to chat directly with its engineers about features. Microsoft to start nagging users in April about the January...

Duration:00:46:48

Episode 099 - Gretzky

3/6/2019
Introduction With special guests…. Word of the Week Enjoy a sip of your favourite beverage each time any of us says "Space" News of the Week Microsoft announce HoloLense 2 folding phones Stop using IE Windows for robots Cool Things MVPs Do MVP Summit How to become a MVP Episode 100 of Surface Smiths Need Whiskey for 50 people? Whisky of the Week Robert Burns Scotch Whisky Transcript Courtesy of Wit.ai Hello i'm cortana welcome to the universal windows podcast...

Duration:01:15:56

Episode 098 - Countdown

2/26/2019
Introduction Countdown Word of the Week Feature of the Week In this Episode we talk about the Kensington Cable Lock for Surface Pro and Surface Go. News of the Week Microsoft fixes connection problems with Windows Update Galaxy Fold $2,000 US$ Galaxy 10 Windows Insider Build Commandeer Storage For Upgrade Whisky of the Week Distillery Tasmania Transcript provided by Wit.ai 2018, The Surface Smiths Podcast Universal Windows Podcast http://surfacesmiths.com David and...

Duration:00:44:31

Episode 097 - No More Excuses

2/10/2019
Introduction Universal Windows Podcast – Episode 97 – No ExcusesExcuses for no new episodes include Christmas Funerals Australia ACLs Cuba CES Weddings New YearsMicrosoft MVP Summit March 17-22 Word of the Week Enjoy a sip of your favourite beverage each time any of us says "Excuses" News of the Week All About assistantsCES - Where mediocre ideas go to???Tips for attending CES and survive Qualcomm aims straight at Intelwith 8cx chip, its first CPU for PCsWorst of CES Bendable...

Duration:00:44:10

Episode 096 - Beneath a Surface

12/6/2018
Introduction @BDSAMSBrad has nearly a decade of writing and publishing experience under his belt. From breaking news about Microsoft to pushing publications to new heights, he has significant experience as a journalist as well as growing web-based brands. Word of the Week Interview of the Week Introduction to the book Beneath a SURFACE is available on Amazon in Kindle format and @stevesi@JoeBelfioreThe "Good Old Days" at Microsoft Lapable - I thought Colin had invented the word...

Duration:00:40:09

Episode 095 - Birthday Dumpster Fire

12/2/2018
Introduction Happy Birthday David!!! Word of the Week Hack of the Week Windows Hello uses a Infrared camera for Windows Hello login and a separate camera for photos. You can block your visual camera and still us Windows Hello. Check out my short blog. News of the Week Microsoft briefly overtakes Apple to become the world's most valuable company Elon Musk says there is a 70 percent changes he'll move to Mars Outro Call for your help with the podcast, please… Follow and Re-tweet...

Duration:00:40:07