In the latest episode of Windows Weekly, Iyaz Akhtar, Mary Jo Foley, and I discuss the recent launch of Office 365 Home Premium and Office 2013, whether consumer versions of Office represent a big market, the pending launch of the Surface Pro and whether Microsoft's new tablet is simply another kind of compromise, a Surface Pro storage space kerfuffle, and how Windows Phone 7.8 is sort of shipping out to users this week.
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