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Friday - July 30th, 2021

Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 304 #OTP

We are still wiping the sleep out of our eyes after we lost an hour overnight thanks to Daylight Savings Time here across much of the United States. Among the news this week we learned that Windows 10 officially crossed the 800 million device threshold, we had another week full of Windows Insider builds for both Fast and Skip Ahead Rings, plus we saw some leaks around Microsoft Edge on Chromium. Of course, the show is littered with headlines around app updates, services, security, social media, Xbox, gaming and a promise for a new privacy focus from Facebook. I catch you up on my latest space news and talk about a scary podcast extortion scam that is happening to some podcasters.

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Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 241 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 241 of Observed Tech. Although there were no new desktop builds this week for Windows Insiders, there were new builds to test for Windows 10 Mobile and the Xbox One team started testing their Fall Update with a huge update. I talk about the situation between Consumer Reports and Microsoft when it comes to reliability of the Surface Hardware line and Consumer Reports removal of the recommended label for the latest Surface hardware. Lots of information about the new build on Xbox One for that teams Fall Update and the revamped Xbox Insider Program with specifics on how to gain access to higher testing rings. Of course, as always there are plenty of other tidbits across a wide range of tech subjects throughout the show so be sure to listen all the way until the end. As always enjoy the show and thanks again for listening!

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Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 151 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 151. I have been away for two weeks due to travel and so it is great to be back on the mike and talking to you about the latest tech news. The Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Summit was a great week of seeing old friends and making new ones. Meetings and presentations with various product groups were off the charts and the vibe around Microsoft felt very different on this trip compared to the 3 previous MVP Summit’s I have attended. It is an exciting time to be keeping an eye on Microsoft. I share some of my experience at Summit and also talk about the latest tech news tidbits of the last week or so. Until next time enjoy the show and thanks for listening.

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