Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 4:15pm

I think this is the first console generation who's marketing has been almost entirely viral (online). I'm not saying that Sony and MS's initial marketing (well marketing on one hand gaffs on the...

Sunday, February 2, 2014 - 10:17pm

Am I the only person locked into a bandwidth capped service area? All of this talk of going entirely to the cloud isn't even an option.

Saturday, January 11, 2014 - 2:21pm

What makes me sad is, in spite of all the really good things it sounds like W9 will fix - more unified development across the whole ecosystem, metro windows (turning it into being able to do...

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 4:49pm

I just installed the update last night. *headdesk*

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 3:44pm

Does anyone know if they've updated the WinPhone app or given any other way to quickly identify and transfer the songs in your collection that Microsoft can't sync to the cloud?

My biggest...

Monday, September 30, 2013 - 2:20pm

Wish Microsoft's Utopian future on the cloud was compatible with most ISP's draconian views on bandwidth and capping. I recently moved to a place where the only internet options come with caps,...

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 12:48pm

I'm hoping that the online upgrade option they roll out in October is NOT the RTM ISO upgrade path I just took with the TechNet media. I'm normally an advocate of clean installs, anyway, but...

Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 2:39pm

The $100 price point difference isn't enough to bother me. Would I like it to be cheaper, yes? Did it stop me from pre-ordering one, no. (I'm even contemplating a second for the bedroom, as I'm...

Monday, June 3, 2013 - 3:06pm

I think this is the pie chart Microsoft has been working from all along. I look forward to seeing how your readers spin this.

Personally, I'm curious to see two things:

1) How the...

Friday, May 31, 2013 - 8:54pm

I also like it. The Xbox was a hugy ugly toy that looked like a huge ugly toy. When I was a kid, and it was sitting on the floor in the middle of my bedroom hooked up to the spare house TV that...

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 3:35pm

Looking forward to this. I'm not saying that MS can't screw this up, but it seems to me like a lot of people are suffering from unrealistic expectations.

The Xbox finally looks like just...

Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 3:46pm

If this announcement happened to be timed coincidentally close to the release of an upgraded (and good) Xbox Music... I would think Microsoft was so clever it deserved a hug...

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 1:34pm

It seems like, realistically, Windows 8 is doing about as good as can be expected. My understanding of Windows 7 is that it was a big success, but a big success secretly bolstered by the rise of...

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 2:55pm

I'm sure this has been asked before but I don't recall seeing the answer. Is it known if 8.1 is going to require a full reinstall of existing Win 8 computers?

If so, ugh...

Monday, April 22, 2013 - 3:30pm

I get that you don't like it. I respect that you don't like it.

Every other part of your argument (presented as fact instead of opinion) is bunk.

What's sad is many of the...

Friday, April 19, 2013 - 3:14pm

The boot to desktop I see as a concession that may please some naysayers (but I doubt it, Win8 was damned by its haters before it was made and will never be able to do right by them)..

The...

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 1:40pm

Had a thought about what it would take to turn the tables on the userbase's dissatisfaction with the Modern experience and I'm pretty sure all of the functionality is all in place or mostly.

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Monday, March 25, 2013 - 1:12pm

Should have Googled (or Binged) before I posted. WinRT does have drag and drop functionality so you can program against it. Of course that keeps me wondering why we're not seeing more of it in...

Monday, March 25, 2013 - 12:07pm

Does drag and drop exist in Metro? In app or between apps? I've never seen it (not that I've dug extensively) and it seems to be one of the two big productivity pieces desktop has over metro (...

Monday, March 25, 2013 - 11:40am

Wondering if the fact you can't change existing apps to the new tile sizes is just a resource/recompile issue or indication that there are some changes to the RT API's coming with Blue. I have...

Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 11:08am

Why? Windows 9 won't have it, either.

Monday, March 11, 2013 - 2:59pm

With the media hounding this new version of windows at every turn for issues real (lack of apps, documentation, and beta quality of many new "metro" features) and imagined (it sucks, it's...

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 6:33pm

How does the context sensitive charms bar work for a metro app that's running in a window?

Sunday, December 23, 2012 - 10:12am

I think the sandboxing is a great idea. Originally I was just thinking this would be insanely easy to implement as it's really no different from how they do multi-user setups now with each having...

Friday, December 21, 2012 - 4:37pm

So far the "He who must not be named (Metro)" interface is designed for producing rich, simple, consumption applications. The desktop is the mode where real work gets done. I don't think this is...

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 6:18pm

Removing the desktop is not going to happen. There is no paradigm out there (and certainly not metro) that replaces the usability of multiple window environment with capabilities like cut and...

Monday, November 12, 2012 - 5:51pm

I've been using and enjoying my Yoga 13 for a couple of weeks now. One comment before you review that might be worth noting (and pointing out to other users as I had to stumble across this on the...

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