Monday, April 21, 2014 - 7:08pm

Paul, I don't see why you've missed the obvious point about picture taking - while the OS (Win 8.1) doesn't need additional processor power for most OS tasks, when you take a picture the...

Friday, April 18, 2014 - 6:48pm

The other issue you see for Microsoft is they've taken so long to get Windows Phone up to feature parity (notification center) and its advantages over Android are more a question of taste that...

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 7:10pm

Get the wireless charging cover so you don't lose the waterproof/dustproof certification of the S5. I know you have some Qi Chargers around and I'm sure the USB port cover is a pain since it...

Monday, April 7, 2014 - 7:17pm

I would love to have a $99 XBox video set top box that had Netflix and DLNA streaming in it. I would happily stop using the XBox 360 as a set top box as much as I do.

Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 8:44pm

Paul, the longer I play with the G Pad 8.3 the more I think this is a real sweet spot for Tablets. Moving up from the Nexus 7 you get really spoiled by the extra screen space (as with bigger...

Sunday, March 30, 2014 - 9:17pm

I tried out the Dell and you really see the shortcomings from the bargain price - the 1280x800 screen is washed out, the Intel CPU can't hold a candle to the Snapdragon 600 so it is slow and the...

Sunday, March 30, 2014 - 9:15pm

Paul, wrote to you once about this and I believe you made an excellent purchase - it will do what you want and most of the LG modifications won't really matter to your core use of the device. I...

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 5:55pm

That's only if there is no DRM and you have already stripped the DRM (with something like AnyDVD HD) and transcoded the movie to another format. If it's unlocked and transcoded (by Handbrake) to...

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 5:51pm

That would only be for movies you bought or rented on iTunes. This is the ecosystem problem. You can do the same thing with the G Pad if you buy/rent your movies through the Google Play store -...

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 5:48pm

Paul, I encourage to buy the LG Version of the G Pad 8.3 (i found it at an excellent price of $225). I own both the 2012 and 2013 versions of the Nexus 7 (the 2012 was good and the 2013 version...

Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 7:30pm

Paul, other than Word (which I know you use a lot of the features as a professional writer) how much do you really need things like Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook, etc. Same for most home users (even...

Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 6:05pm

As long as it clearly labeled as a beta and doesn't violate terms of service why not put it in the store - otherwise you have to install it separately and you won't necessarily know when it's...

Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 6:02pm

Since I stopped using Powerpoint over 10 years ago I find any of the free Office Alternatives (OpenOffice, Libreoffice, Kingsoft (the fastest and lowest footprint)) work just fine as I only do...

Monday, March 10, 2014 - 5:11pm

My LG G2 has the fingernail enabled slide tray for the SIM card and it has never popped out and is very easy to access - all of the no removable back cover phone should utilize this. By the way,...

Monday, March 10, 2014 - 5:07pm

So the MS/Nokia Lumia tradition continues - another carrier exclusive with no time frame for getting it (or a very similar model) on other carriers. Or, by time it gets to other carriers (6...

Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 7:36pm

The biggest issue I have had is my XBox account (Video/Music) IS NOT my Microsoft account and I have had all kinds of problems accessing my content. I resort to using the web version of XBox...

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 3:47pm

No interest in any kind of ad supported Windows 8 - if I can't disable Bing or IE or Whatever then Windows 7 may be the last version I buy and can't see a COMPELLING REASON to upgrade. I bought a...

Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 8:26pm

The other issue is fewer and fewer people are new smartphone users and finding people truly dissatisfied with their current platform (iOS or Android) and looking to switch are somewhat small. In...

Friday, February 14, 2014 - 9:34pm

Also, the ability to use apps on multiple devices for only one price (and especially not having to rebuy when you purchase a tablet or a newer phone) is a great money saver.

Friday, February 14, 2014 - 9:33pm

This is also true in Android. While some apps may not be perfect (phone apps on a tablet) I have found them to plenty usable and better than no app at all (very often they are things like banking...

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 8:36pm

You need to get some kind of podcast app for Windows Phone - go over to Windowsphonecentral.com and I'm sure you can find a Podcast app. Also, there is a download link above that will download an...

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 7:39pm

A couple of things are amazing to me. Both consoles (PS4/XBox One) left out media playing capabilities that are both available on last gen consoles (PS3/360). Also with higher resolution video...

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 3:16pm

Verizon will happily charge you $4.99 per month to use this service (yes, I would love to have competition - There is no real competition for Verizon in the town I live in and also best when I'm...

Friday, November 22, 2013 - 5:34pm

It sure sounds like most people (including you) rarely detach the keyboard on either device and use it in pure tablet mode. Does this mean that these are really well performing, high end,...

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 8:38pm

Paul, curiously (because Apple is noted for calibrating their displays) the iPad mini came in third in a recent Displaymate test: 1. Kindle Fire HDX 2. Nexus 7 (2013) fairly close behind the...

Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 6:52pm

Actually, it's not free to most OEMs since they are paying a licensing fee to MS (in fact, I think MS just reported $3 Billion in licensing revenues from Android - some 75% of the manufacturers...

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 11:41pm

You're in the minority. The power of Android is you can configure it however you like - sometimes it's difficult to find, sometimes you need a 3rd party app to make it work the way you want but...

Sunday, November 10, 2013 - 6:44pm

How do you access XBox Video on a Windows 7 device (there are a lot of them out there - in fact a lot still being sold or Windows 8 downgrades)? I have quite a bit of video content on my XBox 360...

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 8:56pm

Same boat - while it is a very good deal for some people I am afraid they will eventually try to "force" everyone on to a subscription model by eliminating boxed copies of their software and no...

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 8:54pm

Who's to say that the RT OS won't end up like the Zune HD OS which still has many users (I think Paul finally gave up on his Zune HD when Windows Phone came out).

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