Monday, October 21, 2013 - 4:22pm

I at least got the point of RT last year, but I agree that the original Surface RT seriously lacked performance punch.

That said... I asked some people today what they use their computers...

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 5:36pm

This is one of those idiotic oversights or lack of considerations that someone on a management level issues an order and some underling either mistakes the orders or refuses to speak up against...

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:29am

Yeah, this really should be on the "control bar" on the lock screen where volume/playback options appear for optimum experience.

This is a classic example of Microsoft finally doing what...

Monday, October 14, 2013 - 2:13pm

I believe Falcon is right, but I would also add that the launch globally (where Windows Phone has faired much better, in general) is still ongoing. Most of the world is only just beginning to have...

Monday, October 14, 2013 - 11:35am

Can you elaborate-- what's included in WP7 that doesn't exist in WP8? Other than Xbox Video functionality, which is definitely a big factor. Nothing is coming to mind for me...

Monday, October 14, 2013 - 11:29am

Yeah, who saw this coming? Honestly, as much as I love the platform, I (like many others) have been complaining about the slow updates and lack of information, and BAM!-- here it is.

But I...

Monday, October 14, 2013 - 9:55am

Hallelujah! Looks like we all have a few less Windows Phone bucket list items to complain about, lol.

Notifications, screen lock, improved Bluetooth, and beta program all in one day! :)

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 12:43pm

Screw HP! They've been making big, bulky, slow Tablet PCs for years now, and I feel they are the prime example of why Microsoft made Surface... to show OEMs how to do something that is worth...

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 12:07pm

It's a shame that Microsoft doesn't offer a trade-in for Surface RT and Pro 1, and I don't think it would hurt their bottom line to do it. For those of us using it today, they already got our...

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 10:59am

Yeah, I'm definitely leaning more towards a Venue Pro 11 than the Surface Pro 2. Better battery life and cheaper price are spot on for what I want right now, and having the stylus like the Surface...

Friday, September 27, 2013 - 6:51pm

I must be in the minority that likes this approach better while still wishing for just a smidge of the old functionality back.

First, I love the option to allow/disallow Bing online search...

Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 8:25am

FYI... On Desktop IE, I don't see a way to access this feature if you have the new tab page set to be a home page rather than the "new tab" page.

I'm either not seeing the option elsewhere...

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 4:42pm

I find it absolutely MIND BOGGLING that Microsoft wouldn't extend this offer to Surface and Surface Pro users. They've already got our money from the first time around, what harm is there to their...

Monday, September 23, 2013 - 3:16pm

If true, that's really amazing about the new Touch Cover... I'll have to give it another go if the reviews confirm it.

Bummer about the lack of color on the Power Cover, but does it include...

Monday, September 23, 2013 - 3:11pm

Does the Power Cover include the backlit keyboard and color options?

Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 1:19pm

A few other show comments:

1. I'm able to use the Type Cover on my laptop (on the couch) all the time. I had less success with the Touch Cover that way, but the Type Cover works very well...

Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 11:31am

I don't know if it's fair to say MSFT is waging war against IT pros, but it's definitely true that they're not doing us any favors lately. I wonder if that's going to do more damage to them than...

Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 11:26am

Even if I accept the premise of what you're saying as true, I appreciate that their commentary in keeping Paul and Mary Jo honest and on their feet. It's important to compare, contrast, and...

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 10:00am

The logo fits nicely with the Office logos. Not too crazy about it either, but then again I don't really care about the logo/icon as much as the functionality I get.

Friday, September 13, 2013 - 5:00pm

Paul,

Any chance of a write-up on how to create a custom "recovery" image for the Windows "Refresh" option?

Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 8:56am

That Unknown Dell looks like the Latitude 11 that I saw on their roadmap about a month ago. Not certain, but it matches the pictures I saw.

Monday, September 9, 2013 - 2:04pm

I hope their distribution for the new versions is faster than last time around.

Looking forward to the accessories and a Pro 2 (probably Christmas timeframe for me this time around).

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Monday, September 9, 2013 - 1:56pm

Sadly, it does not seem that Windows RT is included.

Monday, September 9, 2013 - 1:48pm

So how long before TechNet subscriptions get reinstated? ;)

Friday, September 6, 2013 - 4:08pm

Yeah, or get both and take over the world, lol.

Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 5:39pm

Mark Andreesen must be so proud of this... or really disappointed that Google stands a chance to steal his idea and be more successful.

Either way, I think this would be more successful for...

Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 4:52pm

I disagree... with the default "Balanced" profile I get 4 hours, and I can eek out another 30-45 minutes if I remember to set Power Saver.

But, it is great news, especially if it gives an...

Monday, August 26, 2013 - 1:01pm

I don't object to WinRT, in principle, but the cost is WAY TOO HIGH. They need to target Android as their competition here instead of Apple. Apple is already on the losing end of the tablet wars...

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 4:41pm

I actually noticed this last night when I was finally able to add one of my old @live.com addresses onto my account (after shutting it down a month ago). I was very pleased to see it.

Very...

Monday, August 19, 2013 - 5:27pm

What a wonderful advertisement! :)

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