Microsoft forces Windows 10 upgrades and Pebble reinvents itself: Vertical Hold episode 77

Microsoft’s getting very pushy in its attempts to place Windows 10 everywhere, while Pebble has some new smartwatches to push. All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!
Fresh from his sojourn at Google I/O, Adam Turner and I ponder what Microsoft’s strategy in fooling customers into upgrading to Windows 10 would be, and what you can do about it. Pebble, the “originators” of smartwatches have new devices, but why are they still using Kickstarter? Twitter’s making changes, but are they changes for the better? All this and more in the latest episode!

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Alex Kidman is a multi-award winning Australian technology writer, former editor at Gizmodo, CNET, GameSpot, ZDNet, PC Mag, APC, Finder and as a contributor to the ABC, SMH, AFR, Courier Mail, GadgetGuy, PC & Tech Authority, Atomic and many more. He's been writing professionally since 1998, and his passions include technology, social issues, education, retro gaming and professional wrestling.

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