Windows Phone 8.1 Review Commented on: 6 days ago (April 14, 2014)

Lumia 920

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8.0.10532.166

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8.10.12359.845

Microsoft Announces Xbox Video, SmartGlass Improvements Commented on: 2 weeks ago (April 2, 2014)

Last year when I unboxed my Xbox One, I had decided from the start I wanted to try the ONE Guide HDMI pass-through options.
I had a couple of basic rules:
1. It has to work as well or...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Hits RTM Commented on: 6 weeks ago (March 6, 2014)

So, this is really a service pack. Where is the TechNet download ahead of the Windows Update release?

Hands-On with Windows 8.1 Commented on: 42 weeks ago (June 26, 2013)

I've got this running now in hyper-V and two things immediately jumped out at me.

1. MS still didn't add logoff and switch user to the Power Charm.
2. MS still didn't add shutdown...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: Internet Explorer 11 Commented on: 42 weeks ago (June 26, 2013)

I use IE 10 Metro often even on my desktop PC. One feature it has always seemed to lack with mouse/keyboard is a feature to zoom. I really hope Metro IE 11 fixes this.

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: SkyDrive Integration Commented on: 42 weeks ago (June 26, 2013)

I think this is great for home users. I just hope there are GPO's to turn it all off.

I have not verified it, but I heard if you turn Office 2013's SkyDrive features off by GPO, it also...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: Apps View Commented on: 42 weeks ago (June 26, 2013)

I've always though the start screen worked perfectly find with Mouse and keyboard. The biggest problem is that it is not intuitive that you use the mouse wheel to scroll left and right and that...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: Power User Menu Commented on: 42 weeks ago (June 26, 2013)

Windows 2012 (R1) has the best server manager ever. It has all the administrative tools right there in server manager.

power use menu is not the start menu. The start screen is the...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: New Bing Apps Commented on: 42 weeks ago (June 26, 2013)

One issue with the awesome Windows 8 news app is articles and RSS articles that take you to a website inside the news app, but can't be zoomed like you could with the very same content in metro IE...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: Desktop Display Scaling Commented on: 42 weeks ago (June 26, 2013)

I think Microsoft needs to work long term, even it if is Windows 9, to deliver a few things here:

1. Remember each display and the user's preferences for it. IDK how they could do this,...

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