An often irreverent look at this week's other news. In this edition: iOS Office pranks, humanity's last stand, the quickening of Windows 10, who makes what and why at Microsoft, demolition dinero, German booty call, and Comcast finds a way to make TimeWarner customers happy.
An often irreverent look at this week's other news. In this edition: The thickening plot for a satisfying movie ending, Yahoo seeks some self-respect, no iPad left behind, Verizon and AT&T take a stand against bloatware (not really), our overlords are at the door, and a timepiece designed to be late.
Like many, I was hoping to see a new Lumia flagship before the end of 2014, and while I was pleasantly surprised in some ways by both the Lumia 735 and 830, neither offers the level of performance or best-in-market camera quality I had come to expected from Microsoft/Nokia's high-end devices. So I pulled the trigger on an unlocked Windows Phone flagship that will hopefully take me through at least the first half of this year. Or until Microsoft gets off its low-end fixation and satisfies the needs of its biggest fans....More
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