Tag: Office Insider

Thursday - March 4th, 2021

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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Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 178 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 178 of Observed Tech. Ready for another episode of Observed Tech that is full of Windows 10 related news? Well this one will help with that because last week there were two major Windows 10 related releases from Microsoft for the Xbox One and PCs/tablets. I also discuss installing the Windows 10 November Update with tools from Microsoft, discuss backwards compatibility for Xbox 360 titles on the Xbox One and some issues that might keep you from seeing the November Update for Windows 10 on your system. Of course there are other items in this episode such as my hands on with Microsoft Band v2, OEMs blaming Windows 10 for their users woes and a new Insider program from Microsoft. Until next time enjoy the show and thanks for listening.

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