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Wednesday - October 20th, 2021

Faith, Tech, and Space (Episode 15)

Here at the very end of August in a quite different year than we all expected when it started, there is still plenty to discuss about faith, tech, and space. We kick this episode off with a discussion around returning to movie theaters to watch movies during this active pandemic plus an update an update about my recent PC Build and SSD drives. Next is the final couple of weeks in the summer break for my cohort’s continuing formation and classes beginning in just a couple of weeks. In tech, we layout new builds for Windows and Edge Insiders including a significant upcoming milestone. Surface Duo review are in the hands of reviewers and influencers but it is everyday folks without embargos that are going into Best Buy and AT&T stores to give full operational demos of the dual-screened devices ahead of schedule. IN other tech headlines there is more on the Epic vs Apple app store fight, talk about the Amazon Halo, TikTok, tech scam insider information to help awareness, and big changes in real estate in the pandemic. In space we have launches and scrubs and we wrap up reminiscing about the 25 year anniversary of Windows 95, Office, 95, and of course this website!

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Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 134 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 134. This is the show where one of my main lead off items is Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference from earlier this week – yes it really is! As the show Starts Up I talk about a new writing focused site called Medium and mention a few details from Apple’s WWDC that began on Monday including some very familiar features and at least one significant product naming issue. Last week the Microsoft Store began offering a nice military discount and I found a really superb discount for the annual Office 365 Home subscriptions for military members and veterans. The reviews continue to trickle in for the Surface Pro 3 including posts focused just on the unique pen and the speakers. COMPUTEX has begun in Taiwan and as expected we are seeing a lot of new devices from manufacturers although some of the form factors are very familiar. In the middle part of the show you will find the normal collection of news I keep an eye on each week including items relating to Microsoft, Windows, Windows Phone, Office, Security, Cloud, Hardware, Apps, Services, Xbox, Internet Explorer and Social Media. As I wrap up the show and do the normal Shut Down I talk about device operating systems, Apple’s poke at the installed base of Windows, Harry McCracken’s life after TIME with Technologizer 3.0, USS ARIZONA’s new 3D scan, NFL Network coming to streaming devices, hurricane season, MVP’s of Xbox and helping your dad stay safe this Father’s Day. Until next time enjoy the show and thanks for listening.

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