Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 10:41pm

Have you considered that the weak link could be the APIs Microsoft is providing, or the constraints the OS is putting on this feature? It's a brand new feature, with APIs Microsoft hasn't even...

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 10:13pm

My guess is they needed to figure out what changes they needed to make to the APIs before making them available to everyone. Once APIs are released to all developers, then it's harder to change...

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 2:39am

Sometimes it's the small things that can make your phone feel fresh and new. After installing this app I realized that the WP lock screen had become old and tired, looking nearly identical to how...

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 9:55pm

I'm in that boat. For me, I'm keeping the Office 365 Home subscription since I paid up until sometime next year. In addition I'm getting an Office 365 Small Business subscription (soon to be...

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 4:10pm

I wonder if the rumor of Microsoft working to run Android apps on Windows Phone is part of an effort to switch Nokia X from Android to Windows Phone. It would expand the reach of Windows Phone,...

Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 11:31pm

Why no Windows RT driver? They don't even mention it.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 8:05pm

Maybe they will allow us to play our old Xbox 360 Halo games on Xbox One. At least then we could say we can play Halo on Xbox One. Or maybe Anniversary Editions for later Halo games, if they...

Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 9:20pm

I agree. My two biggest issues weren't solved either. #1: Loading artist and albums takes forever when you have a large collection. It used to say "Loading..." for all the artists names in WP8....

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 12:04am

I wish this was configurable. It's driving me nuts. Trying to click tiny full-screen icons is nearly impossible without zooming in while trying not to pause the video by touching it. It's just...

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 4:04pm

There are also "Bluetooth" and "Headphones" volume settings when you use those. These are even more important to me than the others.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 3:46pm

I thought the entire "audio" Settings menu was provided by Nokia's "audio" app, not WP8.1....

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 2:43pm

This is interesting. I don't usually play multiplayer games, but recently I've played almost 30 hours of Titanfall. I have not heard a single curse word or racial slur. It's actually eerily...

Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 11:24pm

There is an option: "When I sign in or close all apps on a screen, go to the desktop instead of Start" that I would think would apply here. But at least for me, on this latest leaked build, it...

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 8:58pm

I find Twitch to be useful for looking at games I may want to purchase. This replaces game clips and images in the Store. I find it better than video game reviews for determining if I'm going to...

Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 4:39pm

Alright, you're still picking on those of us that want music match in Xbox Music. I'm a Beatle fan, and I'm currently listening to a Beatle album on my Xbox One from a CD, because there is no...

Monday, February 24, 2014 - 10:46pm

How come you can buy a console with a download code, but there is no way to preorder a downloadable game? I knew I was paying top dollar for my Xbox One when I got it on Day One. Would I have...

Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 1:10am

Maybe you're looking at this too much from a developers perspective (and I say this as a developer). Maybe Microsoft is planning for a way for a user to purchase an app on either Windows Phone 8....

Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 6:36pm

Microsoft used to say you should think about the Desktop as just another Metro app. Now it looks like they are abandoning that and making Metro apps runnable on the Desktop. I'm ok with that...

Saturday, January 25, 2014 - 3:38pm

It would be nice if a pinned Metro app on the taskbar would show the full-sized Live Tile for that app when you hover over the icon. Maybe if the app is running it should show the app preview,...

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 2:10pm

Chrome seems like a poor choice for Windows users, as there are significant trust issues with Google, since they have proven many times that they are willing to screw mutual Microsoft/Google...

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 11:16pm

And like the iOS version, the app uses up one of the Xbox Music Device slots, even if you don't download any music. Even worse, if you don't have any open slots, the app doesn't even let you...

Saturday, January 11, 2014 - 12:28am

Paul did mention some good points about the phone. I bought the Moto G and I think Paul's negative points are all valid. Keep in mind a compelling use of the Lumia 520 is to expand the memory...

Friday, January 10, 2014 - 4:17pm

Being a dedicated WP user, I like to keep a fairly up-to-date Android phone handy for comparison. For that purpose, the Moto G is the only Android phone available at $100 with this good of a...

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 2:19am

Hopefully Microsoft gets around to implementing the Family Sharing feature by the time you get another Xbox. Then everyone in your family can share everyone's content regardless of which Xbox...

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 2:38pm

I don't agree that this thing is such a must-have. Anyone with a battery charger can find AA batteries cheaper than $15. And this option is more ideal since you can always have additional...

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 2:42am

I don't get it. By displaying the buttons onscreen, that wouldn't be removing the Back button, that would simply be moving it. And it would still have the supposed "back stack" issues. I don't...

Monday, November 25, 2013 - 12:29pm

I'd rather wait a little longer to download games, than to annoyingly swap discs in and out for the life of the console. Anyway, downloading is a lot faster than waiting for an Amazon delivery....

Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 10:24pm

My experience on my Surface RT is that after the thumbnail flips, if you let go, it actually will completely close the app (it will be removed from Task Manager). After it flips, if I drag the...

Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 12:06pm

This seems perfectly suited for schools, where all the PCs in a classroom can use the same account, with all the settings and apps synced across all devices.

Friday, September 27, 2013 - 10:33pm

I'd prefer to have a "History" section in the Store to show what was updated when, rather than junking up a notification center. Thought should be put into where normally unnecessary messages...

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