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Sunday - March 7th, 2021

Faith, Tech, and Space (Episode 4)

In this fourth episode of the podcast I begin the faith portion of the show with a discussion about my recent melanoma diagnosis and then share the latest around my formation including our latest classes and progress as the new year begins. After that the tech and space parts of the podcast takeover with news around Windows Insider builds, the latest for Edge Insiders including the stable release of the new Microsoft Edge to the public. There is plenty of other tech news about software, hardware, services plus the latest from space including SpaceX’s successful IFA test. I close talking about the value of your personal integrity.

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Faith, Tech, and Space (Episode 3)

In this week’s show, I catch you up on my formation during a break over the Christmas period and share some insight into two seasons in the Church – Advent and Christmas. The tech side of the show is packed full of news for Windows Insiders and the latest builds in each testing ring along with an indication of how future builds will roll out. Edge Insiders are also closing in on general availability of Edge (Chromium) so we update on multiple items that can help you prepare. Following all the tech news, we discuss the latest space stuff around SpaceX, Boeing, and NASA as 2019 wraps up and 2020 begins. Happy New Year and thanks for listening.

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Battling Favorite Sync in Microsoft Edge (Chromium)

Microsoft is just a few weeks away from general availability of their new Edge web browser that is based on Chromium. These last few weeks have seen a lot of behind the scenes work happening on the sync engine for the browser which is still not as reliable as the one in Chrome. However, I have found a process that helps to clean sync up between Edge (Chromium) a little bit.

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Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 187 #OTP

In this show I catch you up on a lot of Microsoft and Windows 10 related news from the last 10 days or so and among the stories there is news about new Universal Windows Platform Apps, new storage options for Office, the status of Windows 10 at six months and the future of the free Windows 10 upgrade. I talk about some issues with Microsoft Edge including InPrivate Mode and what it is retaining about your browsing history, a video demo of managing your Edge favorites and new productivity features Cortana gained for meetings and email based commitments. Surface devices are in the news with new firmware updates on Surface 3, Surface Pro 3, Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book plus a power cord recall for Surface Pro devices. In Windows 10 news there were updates released for regular release channel users and Windows Insiders plus a configuration update for Windows 10 Mobile testers. I wrap up the show talking about the future of Windows Phone after Microsoft’s earnings results last week shows that sales have been hit hard since they changed their phone strategy last Summer. Of course there are plenty of other items spread throughout the show so please enjoy everything and thanks for listening.

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