About Richard Hay

Richard is the Owner/Editor of WindowsObserver.com and has been involved in tech for over 30 years. His first website – AnotherWin95.com – came online in 1995. Back then he used GeoCities Web Hosting for it and what you see here today is the result of the work he has continued on the site since 1995. In January 2010 his community contributions were recognized by Microsoft when he was awarded the Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award for Windows Desktop Experience. In January 2011 he was renewed as a Microsoft MVP but in a new category called Windows Expert - Consumer. In early 2016 he was moved into a new award category - Windows and Devices for IT and was also designated as a Windows Insider MVP as of 01 July 2016. In January 2015 he began contributing to the SuperSite for Windows, Windows IT Pro and Developer Pro sites for Penton technology.

Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 242 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 242 of Observed Tech. We had our second straight week of no new Windows Insider Builds for PCs on the Fast Ring but we get to hear from the Insider team at Microsoft about what was...

Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 241 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 241 of Observed Tech. Although there were no new desktop builds this week for Windows Insiders, there were new builds to test for Windows 10 Mobile and the Xbox One team started te...

Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 240 #OTP

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