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Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 12:31

Rod,

It's my understanding that changes in hardware will only be handled as per your remarks here if one is upgrading from an OEM license. Windows 10 upgrades are for the corresponding...

Monday, June 15, 2015 - 10:58

So say the folks identifying themselves as Microsoft Engineers on the Technical Preview forums...it was in answer to a specific question I posed about that. Additionally, I seem to recall reading...

Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 12:51

On July 29th Microsoft will be releasing the .iso, so there's really no reason to upgrade through WU unless you really feel more comfortable doing that *cough*...;) I don't think the company...

Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 11:58

I think that Microsoft has to say that Insider participants have to own an upgrade OS in order to get Win10 RTM free of charge & legitimately. If he didn't say that then everyone on Earth...

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 12:57

I dual-boot to Win10, as well, and have to say that actually moving from 10049 to 10061 via the internal update mechanism (and not the iso) was probably the smoothest and fastest *upgrade* I've...

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 12:41

I think what amazes me constantly is this insane idea--mythos, really--that seems to surround the release of anything Apple makes. That is, that it's something brand new, never before seen on...

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 11:14

I don't mix cell phones with my computers and have always thought that commingling them is a mistake, but that's just me...;) Frankly, I don't care who makes my cell phone. Apple long ago ceded...

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 11:04

Microsoft deliberately left Windows 8.1 bereft of more desktop-centric features in order to create more of a demand for Windows 10--but I really don't object to that since Windows 8 was an...

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 09:15

@Rxdiaz

...;) There's no cure in sight for the disdain I have for all things Apple, I'm afraid. Apple: ugh. Only thing that would make me feel better about the company is a going out of...

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 09:11

I might have some sympathy for the EuC if:

1) If instead of fining companies, the EuC would seek to educate EU consumers as to the software practices it believes they should avoid

2...

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 08:57

@Rxdiaz

The reviews on the watch are terrible. It looks like a cheap piece of costume-jewelry junk which only the brain-dead zombie Apple groupies will ever buy--that or spoiled teenagers...

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 12:09

@ Rxdiaz

...but it could have been so much worse...just think if he had given her an iPad!....brrrr-r-r-rr--I get chills just thinking about it...;)

Hopefully, he's guiding her along...

Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 09:48

@ br208

Yes, my son has a MacBook, believe it or not. I was trying to enunciate my disdain for all laptops, not just MacBooks. Now you know...;) Honestly, you *like* the idea of a c-type...

Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 09:41

The only people who could possibly like this are people who are already inured to the slings & arrows of general laptop ownership (batteries, recharging, icky keyboards, tiny screens, largely...

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 09:15

According to what I've read, Apple Pay isn't doing so hot itself, and the fact that Apple Pay did not exist when the iPhone shipped hasn't been a negative for Apple's cell-phone business...

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 08:56

@ Taraz,

Man...;) Windows 10 isn't even shipping yet. You're confusing the Win10 Preview with the end product. Preview is a beta OS; when it goes RTM it will only then officially be out...

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 08:40

I don't see any difficulty with a summer release at all (8-12 weeks.) The build I'm using currently seems very stable, but then I'm on a desktop--where everything is just naturally more stable,...

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 20:03

I'm a bit puzzled...are you talking about the acronym "IoT" as in "networked devices"...or are you talking about "wearable tech" (followed your link) that itself becomes such a device?

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 10:53

I'm running the 64-bit version of Firefox, Developer Edition, and liking it really fine...;) Microsoft still needs to learn the wisdom of the Mozilla page configuration option: ZoomTextOnly. I'm...

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 10:37

No question but that the Win10 start menu needs more user configuration options--like, for instance, there's no reason the start menu cannot be perfectly elastic, so that if you don't want to use...

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 14:19

I actually opted to do the internal upgrade (as opposed to the .iso) and I have to say that it was flawless, this time. No errors. I'll say this, though: I'd advise everyone at this time to do a...

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 14:10

As long as people realize that "the cloud" is actually "on the ground" and is comprised of wired servers in various earth-bound locales, I suppose that I can handle "the cloud" as a kind of n00b...

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 11:25

@ epobirs

I had forgotten it myself, but you are absolutely right! Some people's eyes glaze over, their jaws drop, & they initiate drooling when you mention "Windows Update"... They...

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 11:12

@ Djblois

I think you missed my point...;) What they should do is simply have a single channel (not necessarily "fast" at all) through which they post the beta-build .iso's they care to...

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 12:00

I really don't get the fast/slow update channel at all. I mean, since it is a fact that every update, including the "slow" updates to Win10, will be buggy ahead of the final Win10 release later...

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 13:00

I think that "768P" is merely a convenient device mainly if not exclusively applied in laptops--haven't seen a desktop monitor limited to "768P" in many years, IIRC. But lots of things on laptops...

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 12:47

It is extremely difficult to understand why Microsoft thinks people would run Win7 without taking the free upgrade to SP1; or Windows 8, foregoing the free upgrade to 8.1. It's not as if you can...

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 09:52

Microsoft of late is entirely too hung up on marketing labels when it's the quality of their products that counts. Lots of weird rumors being circulated about "Spartan"--chief among them being...

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 11:10

We need more smart people...with sense enough not to buy so-called smart devices...;)

Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 12:26

Asus already has prototype USB C-connector devices out for evaluation:

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