This week on What The Tech: Paul Thurrott discusses a frustrating problem he encountered while using Windows 8 and offers a work around for it. Andrew and Paul revisit their initial discussion of the new Windows Surface tablets. Paul runs down his thoughts on Microsoft announcing Windows Phone 8. Paul provides a little insight into developing for both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. Andrew and Paul dive into virus and malware on Mac. And we play the 10 year game. How will communication change in 10 years?
It's been a while since the last What I Use, but there haven't been many major changes since late last year: Surface Pro 3 has become my go-to travel companion, I've added a third cellphone line for testing Windows Phone, Android and iPhone side-by-side, and have rotated through some new tablets and other devices. We've also switched from FIOS to Comcast and added to our set-top box collection....More
This has been a great year for Windows Phone users in so many ways. Not only did we just get a major, major OS update in Windows Phone 8.1, but Microsoft and a variety of third parties have been busy launching an unprecedented number of new and improved apps on the platform as well. With all that in mind—and with the understanding that this is just a slice in time—here's a peek at what I'm using on my own Windows Phone handset....More