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Monday - December 6th, 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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Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 312 #OTP

This week we have our normal collection of updates for Windows Insiders with the latest builds and progress across a couple of development branches for Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge (Chromium). However, I begin with an explanation of the final state of my link curation process to avoid Twitter’s aggressive algorithms plus I get on my soapbox about headlines and misdirection with one privacy related story I read this week. After that it is our normal weekly run down of updates around apps, services, security, hardware, social media, and gaming. At the end of it all I mention a couple of space items that you should be aware of as the next five years are going to be crazy as NASA heads back to the moon! Make sure you listen from start to finish to catch all the headlines.

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Observed.Tech PODCAST Episode 220 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 220 of Observed.Tech. It has been a busy build week for the Windows 10 Creators Update as we enter the final stages of that feature update reaching General Availability for all Windows 10 users. I bring you up to speed on where everything is and the five different builds we saw released to testers over the last seven days. I also spend some time talking about the changes that are coming to Creators Update that will have a direct impact on end users including the Unified Update Platform (UUP), privacy choices during install/setup, and controlling the installation of desktop software. As always there are other tidbits scattered throughout the show including Windows Mixed Reality which used to be known as Windows Holographic, Xbox Game Pass, Amazon S3’s big outage, Google Pixel laptop flip-flop, and YouTube TV. There is also some solid space junkie news at the tail end of the show. Enjoy the show and thanks again for listening!

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Observed.Tech PODCAST Episode 217 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 217 of Observed.Tech and our first show of the new year. As we get 2017 kicked off I share about my experience attending CES in Las Vegas for the first time ever and what I saw there which caught my eye. I then take a look at some recent news about Windows 7 and its security profile plus take a closer look at the first two Windows 10 Redstone 2, aka Creators Update, and talk about the massive feature bump that has started 2017 off for the upcoming feature update for Windows 10. Privacy, Microsoft, and Windows 10 came back into the forefront of everyone’s thoughts as Microsoft announced a new privacy portal for your Microsoft Account and changes that will put privacy on Windows 10 front and center with the Creators Update. Next up are a couple of leaks/rumors that indicate we might see a new Windows Shell for Windows 10 and an eBook section in the Windows Store. I also make my plug for a podcast section as well since the Windows Store is apparently expanding. After this I talk about new hardware, testing YubiKey for Windows Hello, and a couple of new Microsoft acquisitions to start 2017. Of course, as always there are other tidbits scattered throughout the show such as the end of Windows Essentials, ads in Windows 10, price cuts for Windows 10 licensing, Xbox One vs PS4 in 2016, and app downloads seeing an increase in 2016. Enjoy the show and thanks again for listening throughout 2016 and it looks like 2017 is going to be a fun ride as well!

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