Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 15:15

For that reason I'd expect Win9 to follow a standard cadence since Win9 has to appeal to business.

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 20:15

I only with they would reintroduce cleartype in Windows Phone (and also Windows 8 metro). At these resolutions the loss of text resolution from removing cleartype is a big deal.

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 20:14

It's not a step backwards. It's basically the 620 with larger screen and battery. But I gave my parents 620s for basic use and those two things are exactly what they would want.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 22:15

Windows RT is Windows with only the tablet interface and refuced desktop use. The future of Windows RT is Windows completely without the desktop. That will be achievable as soon as WinRT Office...

Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 15:00

The announced changes are a definite improvement and the right way to move forward with mobile technology.

The rhetoric still underestimates the desktop. The desktop is the most efficient...

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 16:42

This makes sense while they eke out some market share. I think they have a good chance with the software updates and price cut.

I and many others would be willing to pay for a professional...

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 16:37

An impressive achievement. I thought this woult take until Win9/WP9 to accomplish.

Regarding office, it will be interesting to see how Office adapts to different screen sizes.

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 12:56

This integration is no good. What if the user doesn't use Skype? Do Lync or SIP clients have the same ability to integrate? There should be no integration in the OS, but instead APIs that allow...

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 07:21

The ability to run (WinRT) Office and ability to run phone apps will certainly give a boost to a desktopless Windows RT.

But it should just as much allow a tablet mode on regular Windows...

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 17:36

This looks big, especially universal apps. That suggests they are giving more power to apps, closer to WinRT. I'm most interested in whether apps will have the ability to read from and save to...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 20:41

Win9 has to be good. If it is good people will buy it. The current cost of OSes is a very small part of the decision to buy an OS. Businesses are skipping Win8 and look to install Win9 in due...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 12:32

It's nice that there are web apps but they are just second class citizens compared to Outlook.

It's about time for some new features in exchange. We haven't had any since 2007. The 2010 and...

Friday, March 28, 2014 - 09:49

I agree. Making an iPad version makes sense but developing and releasing before the WinRT version is insane.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 06:50


Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 04:04

This is not the next big market, it is the next tiny market. It will sell in a niche market within exercise gear.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 18:13

Looks like a good choice if you do not need much storage. I would have preferred 1080p as it is perfect for 14" and having extreme dpi means an extreme dpi setting in windows which means wrong dpi...

Monday, March 17, 2014 - 14:51

I don't understand this decision at all. What is MS getting out of making Onenote free?

Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 16:54

I agree. In fact currently MS accounts are just not suitable as admin accounts, since 1. they are not for regular use so don't need user data, settings synced, and 2. they are not useful for...

Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 16:41

I am sure you are right that OneDrive needs to be more flexible. That should be the solution, rather than accomodating multiple users using one account. Unless those users share the same email...

Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 07:17

On Android you need an account to purchase software. On Windows software is purchased separately (for desktop consumer users) or by IT (for corporate computers) and is only purchased from a store...

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 08:12

Phones are already close to perfect, at least in those specs that reviewers care about.

Quad core, 1080p, 16MPixel: already overkill.

Hopefully now this has happened high-end phones...

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 09:47

Lync/Skype is good news. Even better news is that Lync/PSTN interop is coming soon. I hope this involves Lync/SIP. Full WP/Android support will not be there for a long time as these devices cannot...

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 23:45

Looks promising but not authentic.

If they made WP and RT compatible they would do so at an API level which would apply to all languages not just html/javascript.

html/javascript was...

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 08:38

More significant news for Xbox One:...

Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 19:04

The OS may have complicated power saving features, but the bottom line is a failure.


Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 14:34

This is no golden age. We have multiple incompatible platforms. More incompatible than platforms of the past: to reach all users you have to write in multiple programming languages: Java,...

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 12:21

We need more buttons, not fewer. As if WP were not dumbed down enough already.

The problem with apps is not just that people are not bothering to write apps. It is that it is impossible to...

Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 20:55

"Microsoft's PC and device maker partners cannot modify Windows at all, and can only apply their own apps onto of Windows in very subtle and minor ways. Only Microsoft's own devices can benefit...

Sunday, September 1, 2013 - 11:36

Surface will get a big hardware boost. Currently on old process 40nm, moving to 28nm. That's a 2 year jump in processor technology. Also the screen is currently low res so improving that will make...

Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 11:39

Obviously this is a smaller market, so fewer products, but there are still some excellent left handed mice available, for example VerticalMouse from Evoluent.

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