Microsoft’s giant Build developer conference took place this week, and David was there. He gives us the rundown on all the news: Microsoft’s cloud initiatives, its mixed-reality hardware, the state of its AI, and the plan to put Microsoft apps on all your devices. Also, Michael has some predictions about the seemingly inevitable Surface Phone. Lastly, the duo has lots of feels about Amazon’s new Echo Show, an Alexa device with a screen destined for your kitchen counter.
Some notes: Microsoft’s vision for Cortana on your phone. The new AI-powered features coming to Windows 10 this fall. Those new VR motion controllers. The Echo Show from Amazon. Recommendations this week: The Handmaid’s Tale and Stoner.