Tag: hardware

Thursday - October 28th, 2021

Comparing M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD Versus SATA 3 SSD

My recent opportunity to build a new main desktop has resulted in me learning about a new (to me) style of SSD called the M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD. Since my new PC build’s motherboard supports this form factor of SSD drives, I decided to test its speed compared to standard SATA 3 SSD. The difference is huge on the scale of moving from a spinning hard drive to SSD many years ago.

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Faith, Tech, and Space (Episode 13)

Rolling with a weekly schedule we kick off about my incoming PC build and the parts I am using for this new setup, closing out my first year of formation with some new information on upcoming classes and purchasing my first vestments. For Windows and Edge Insiders we catch up on the latest builds, updates, and enhancements coming to the web and OS platforms for testing. I touch on the tit-for-tat between Microsoft and Apple about iOS App Store policies that are preventing Project xCloud from being carried for iOS devices, the latest on TikTok acquisition discussions, a Windows division reorg under Panos Panay, and the latest in open source and security. Finally, we talk space including the return of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft.

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Update: #WindowsInsiders Testing Configuration – June 2020

With the recent release of Windows 10 (20H1) to the general public, Microsoft is resetting all of their development channels both with new builds and a new naming scheme as they prepare to begin development for Windows 10 (20H2) and the first feature update of 2021 aka 21H1 or Windows 10 (vNext). That means it is time to reconfigure my own #WindowsInsider testing device plan.

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