Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 15:25

As usual MS responds to bad press by going too far and not sticking to their original design ideas. Doesn't makes sense for desktop but I use if everyday on my Win8 tablet.

You swipe up on...

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 11:23

I agree - poor for non-touch but makes sense for touch. I use Win8 tablets daily and found I really like the Charms bar over. (I am now used to using the Charms on my non-touch desktop, either by...

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 11:18

The Charms are dead. Long live the Charmsv2???

I use Win8 tablets everyday and I found very Charms UI very useful. As long as the new UI is better/easier/faster then I will be okay....

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 18:28

I glad there is a fitbit app; I may get a fitbit force now. I was also happy to see that NetAtmo has a WeatherStation app.

Now I am hoping Sonos releases a WP8.1 app.

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 09:50

Following this guide worked on my 1520. Still downloading my apps (I have many). Looks like I have to re-pin a number of apps to Start.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 09:51

RE: Support All Devices: "This is still controversial in some circles, though I've argued that it's time to let go of the past."

Not sure why this being a discussion topic is considered "...

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 15:28

Wow I see my one TB!

I am in the USA.

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 12:37

I put my shopping list into OneNote and have medium-size tile on the 1st screen page. Use it every week during shopping expeditions.

I have a wide title that has a digital clock. This was...

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 17:21

I second that notion re: syncing issues. I have had so many issues with syncing when using SkyDrivePro and OneDrive for Business that I have been using OneDrive only.

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 16:15

Updated my Lumia 520 successfully. Require 2 rounds of updates but went smooth. Took about an hour in total.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 16:40

Exactly what happened to me : 5 updates (download/install/reboot) then the "Update" appeared in Windows Update (download/install/reboot), then another update (download/install/reboot).


Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 15:54

"Wen you access the app in the store on a different Microsoft platform, you're told you already own it and you don't need to pay again." Nice. I have been waiting for this.

And having...

Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 19:58

I got the Power Cover for my Surface Pro. I still really like my Surface Pro. I would like to upgrade to Surface Pro 2 but I awaiting for SP3 or something else.

So I made the decision that...

Friday, March 28, 2014 - 15:13

I agree that the sky is not falling. (not to long ago I would have joked "the sky [drive] is not falling"...)

But there still is the thought - regardless of when the iPad vs. Win8 tablets...

Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 15:50

IE11 on Windows 8.1 (modern) is a great experience. Having the URL on the bottom make sense. Manipulating the tabs, favorites, frequent sites, swiping to go back, work really well. I have an iPad...

Friday, January 31, 2014 - 18:58

Not too impressed. At least after a few hours of use on WP8 and web browser. Though it does seem to work very well on Sonos (the Windows desktop app).

The "onboarding" (genre/artist...

Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 16:58

"The truth is, very few people have actually spent any time using a multi-touch Windows tablet running Windows 8.x, and the jury is still out on whether such an experience is desirable, let alone...

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 18:06

Just today, I noticed that I use only a few extensions and I would not really missed them.

I use Chrome and IE (and Firefox) everyday. Don't really see much difference for my purposes. On...

Sunday, January 12, 2014 - 13:40

I use Windows 8.1, Windows RT, and just got a Windows Phone (not planned as I had no problems with my iPhone but I like it). However, I am amazed that my friends, family, work associates, and...

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 19:49

"Windowed Metro apps on desktop is interesting, but desktop users have no need of Metro apps. ( so returning the Start Menu becomes essential)"
>>> I use Metro apps on my desktop...

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 19:34

I find using the start screen fine. On the desktop with a scroll mouse the start screen works very well. However, I did not know about the Desktop app on taskbar tip. Thanks.

But I can see...

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 16:27

Buck up Amazon!

I have spent so much money on Amazon and I use mostly MS devices including a new Windows Phone. Hey Amazon I won't buy a Kindle device. I don't want another iOS device. But...

Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 11:39

The article reviews to the golden age of choice; not moving between the choices. And it seems to be focused on the end user not the developer.

When MS was dominate there were fewer easy-to-...

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 18:27

To me it relates to the "no comprises" schtick that Microsoft throws around during their Surface presentations. If you are going to charge $200 for an accessory, make it killer. If you are going...

Saturday, September 7, 2013 - 09:20

What about moving pages btw sections and notebooks.

OneNote on iOS is getting to be really useful for me. I use Windows at work and at home on a desktop and Surface Pro, but I have an...

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 12:37

What are the prospects for updating the 1020 to Windows Phone 8.1? Would there be a reason to wait until the next gen of this phone once 8.1 is released?

Friday, July 19, 2013 - 11:33

Listening to the podcast where the life or death of Windows RT is being discussed.

I agree with MJ that a Windows RT device is useful. I wish that MS would develop a competitor to the iOS...

Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 16:18

Start button and start menu are not needed, in my opinion. However, I believe MS should have left an option to turn them back on to allow certain users the to be comfortable with the transition....

Monday, April 29, 2013 - 11:28

I like the updates to the Weather App.

The map features are much better but still behind other Metro apps and other iOS apps. Why doesn't MS use Bing for the maps? And allow for toggle...

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 11:45

Seriously. Why cannot MS continually improve? It is their legacy with supporting enterprise products and services? Where enterprise customers had even the smallest incremental change?


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