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Monday - March 8th, 2021

Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 274 #OTP

This week I kick off the show by trying to explain my screaming lobster analogy from last week’s episode about the changes in Windows 10 over the last three years. Hopefully, I helped and did not further muddy up the waters! Then we had a quick rundown of Windows Insider and pre-release news of the past week including no client side fast ring build. That means the likelihood is high that we will see an update this week with a long list of updates since it will have been two weeks since Build 17713 was released to testers. Big ticket item this week was Microsoft’s 4th Quarter FY-18 earnings that were announced on Thursday. Suffice it to say the demise of Microsoft is huge fake news! Of course we have plenty of other news for you so make sure you listen all the way to the end so you can catch everything.

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Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 163 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 163 of the Observed Tech PODCAST. This is the one where my Nokia Lumia 830 is being updated to Windows 10 Mobile build 10052. This was a new build that was released with bug fixes right before I started recording the show so you get to experience the update as well! Of course there is a lot of other items discussed in the show including the direction Microsoft is taking Windows 10 in, a Microsoft Band bug, and some expectations for BUILD next week. As always there are of course plenty of other news items that get covered in this episode so come on in and take part in the discussion. Until next time enjoy the show and thanks for listening.

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Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 62

Welcome to Episode 62 of the show. Lots of news discussed from the past week including Nokia’s Windows Phone 8 announcements and the subsequent apologies for misleading ads and photos. Other things we cover are a teen from the UK who launched a camera 20 miles into space; Clean installing Windows 8 by default; Amazon announces HD Kindle Fire tablets and new Kindles with ads and then gives customers an opt-out option from the ads after pressure from consumers; remembering BBS’s documentary; Bing will be default search engine on Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablets; Microsoft and Yahoo formalize their search alliance; Hootsuite buys up Seesmic; Xbox 360 now has 20 straight months as top selling console; nearly half of mobile users will click unsafe links in the next 12 months; differences between Windows 8 and Windows 7 backup systems; Windows browser choice screen returns to EU customers; Windows Phone 8 features revealed; Sprint not planning to carry Windows Phone for now and Verizon looking at adding more Windows Phones to its offering; Nokia Music live now for Lumia customers in the US; more details about new Twitter API come out; Steve Ballmer says 400 million devices will run latest version of Windows on phones, tablets and PC in 12 months; the first Linux Ultrabook costs just as much as Windows based machines; dirtiest keyboard ever; Windows 8 RTM keyboard shortcuts; Windows Live division now known as Windows Services and email is 30 years old. As usual we wrap up with a look at the past week on WindowsObserver.com.

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