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Sunday - March 7th, 2021

Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 294 #OTP

This is it – we have reached the end of 2018. A total of 40 episodes and nearly 23,000 listens along the way and this is our final episode of the year. We will be back in two weeks to kick of 2019 with Episode 295. Thanks for being part of this community and coming along for the journey. In this show we wrap up things by talking about the latest for Windows Insiders plus the big tech headlines across social media, gaming, hardware, and a little space as well.

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Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 261 #OTP

Welcome to episode 261 of Observed Tech. This week I am still dealing with some tickles in my throat so apologies for coughing in your ears during this show!
However, despite that we talk about a bug I am experiencing on at least two of my bare metal test devices running Windows 10 Redstone 4 Build 17133. There is a work around so that can help you out if you are seeing the same issue on your systems. We catchup on the status of Redstone 4 and 5 as development winds down for RS4 and it ramps up for RS5. Build 17133 is now in Release Preview so that means we are really close to general availability for this next feature update.
I share some articles that have surfaced this week about the big reorganization at Microsoft – there are some really good takes and some I do not agree with at all. I will leave you to form an opinion on these stories yourself but suffice it to say that officially we will see a lot at Build 2018 next month about these changes. Of course, there are other news headlines throughout the show including updated security features for consumer subscribers to Office 365, the CLOUD Act’s impact/perception, AI training courses from Microsoft, and social media company Facebook facing their own Trustworthy Computing moment so be sure to listen all the way until the end and not miss anything. As always enjoy the show and thanks again for listening!

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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 179 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 179 of Observed Tech. In this episode we talk about 30 years of Windows; the new Microsoft Lumia 950 and Microsoft Display Dock and whether or not Windows 10 Mobile and the new hardware can save Windows Phone. Other items that come up for discussion this week include Microsoft Edge’s new rendering engine, 3 year old PCs holding their own these days, Windows Defender using machine learning to protect our systems, an updated privacy statement from Microsoft and good news plus new tools for developers. Of course, there are other tidbits scattered throughout the show so check out the show notes and tune in. Until next time enjoy the show and thanks for listening.

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