Tag: year in review

Wednesday - May 18th, 2022

Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 254 #OTP

Welcome to episode 254 of Observed Tech and our final episode of the year as we wrap up 2017 and look forward to what 2018 might have in store for all of us. This is a show I really enjoy doing because I go back through some of the news of the last 12 months and look back on what has happened with technology and then I turn that around looking into the next 12 months of 2018 and try to lay down an idea of what the next year will be like. There are no show notes with this episode because my notes for this is simply an outline to drive the end of year/next year conversation. Of course, this show is not even possible without all of you who tune in and give a listen so as always enjoy the show and thanks again for listening. See you in 2018!

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Observed.Tech PODCAST Episode 215 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 215 of Observed.Tech! This is our 2016 Year in Review show and a first for us over all these years. Join me as I take a month by month stroll down memory lane as we talk about some of the headlines related to Microsoft news and technology. I also share my thoughts about the momentum behind Windows 10 including looking back on my 2016 predictions, testing Redstone 1 and 2, and new Surface hardware. There is even a little Xbox love in the discussion. I also take an opportunity to go back and look at the big Microsoft events of the year like BUILD 2016, Microsoft Ignite, and WinHEC to highlight what we heard from the Redmond company during those events. Enjoy the show and thanks for listening throughout 2016. I am looking forward to keeping things rolling in 2017!

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Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 153 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 153 – our end of year special. Once again we have arrived at the end of another year. It seems like it was just a few years ago that we were entering the Millennium and now it is 2015! Many things happened in the past 12 months and we have seen a lot change in the world of tech especially at Microsoft who we keep a close eye on. New hardware, services, operating systems, cross platform efforts and an update pace that has our heads spinning at times. Some of this has been great but some has been frustrating such as bad upgrades several times this year that break other software and the continued struggle of the Windows Phone ecosystem to move forward in both market share and the apps market. This show looks over many of those items and some others plus takes a quick peek into 2015 and things that are on the horizon. One of those things coming up in 2015, which I mention in the show, is the 20th anniversary of WindowsObserver. It all started back in August of 1995 around the time Windows 95 was released and that first version of what has now become WindowsObserver was started on GeoCities. It was called Another Windows 95 Links and Resources Page and I still remember its URL – www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Heights/1094. Such great memories over the last 20 years of doing this site and meeting so many awesome people along the way. Have a great 2015 and thanks for listening to Observed Tech and being a visitor to WindowsObserver.com

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