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Friday - February 26th, 2021

Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 305 #OTP

This episode comes to you from Redmond and just a couple of miles from the Microsoft Campus as we get ready to start the annual MVP Summit. Unfortunately, the awesome summit experience begins on a sad note as we learn that one of our fellow MVP’s was killed in the horrific attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand. I share about that and then jump into the weeks the week’s tech news which covers our normal range of subjects.

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Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 293 #OTP

We kick this show off by talking about what was thought to be a privacy violation with Windows 10 and turned out to be inconsistent naming of data which is collected. Next up we touch base on the latest information coming out of Redmond around a potential Microsoft 365 Consumer based subscription and how that might be configured/set-up. On the Windows Insider front, we had a new build this week that continues Microsoft’s efforts to make the UI cleaner and more efficient for end users. Including among the changes is some A/B testing of a split between Search and Cortana on the Taskbar plus a new information bar header in Windows Settings. Of course, the show is full of other information, stories, and other tidbits so be sure to listen all the way until the end.

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Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 162 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 162 of the Observed Tech PODCAST as we continue to look at the development process of Windows 10 amongst other things. Last week, for only the second time, a new build of Windows 10 Mobile was released (10051) and so we cover that experience and where we see things headed as Windows 10 continues the march towards its release this summer. I also talk about the exodus from Windows Phone itself but do share some recent growth news for the platform in the US. More news about Surface 3, trademarks, Microsoft’s upcoming mobile pay system, social media, the flagship Windows Phone we really want and the continued cross platforming of Microsoft apps and services. As always there are of course plenty of other news items that get discussed in this episode so come on in and take part in the discussion. Until next time enjoy the show and thanks for listening.

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Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 161 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 161 of the Observed Tech PODCAST. Lots of news around the surprise Surface 3 announcement from Microsoft about the newest Surface device and of course Windows 10/Project Spartan news with the release of build 10049 last week. We also discuss Microsoft at 40, Windows OS market share, a limited initial Microsoft Band production run and Windows RT’s role in success of Windows. As always there are of course plenty of other news items that get discussed in this episode so come on in and take part in the discussion. Until next time enjoy the show and thanks for listening.

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