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Windows Weekly 357: Release the Charms! Commented on: 3 days ago (April 13, 2014)

I have "Programmers at Work" -- yes, a great book.

I recycled the last XP machine I had a year or two ago. I had it attached to a nice, big, fat, 21" ViewSonic CRT monitor. I tried...

Google Touts Chromebook as an XP Replacement Commented on: 6 days ago (April 10, 2014)

Every time I think I want one of these it occurs to me that I already have Chrome on my laptop, but then I'm probably not the target audience anyway.

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Arrives Commented on: 1 week ago (April 9, 2014)

Those were my thoughts as well. It makes me wonder if I'm going to start liking the new way of doing it that the update provides (with the title bar on Metro apps now) versus the original Windows...

Office "Touch" for Windows to Outclass Version for iPad Commented on: 1 week ago (April 3, 2014)

An Excel Achievement on Xbox One might be interesting ... like putting together a personal checking account spreadsheet and then getting rewarded when it balances. :-)

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Review Commented on: 1 week ago (April 3, 2014)

Thanks for the very thorough review Paul. Looking forward to getting this on all my PCs next week.

Threshold Revealed: Microsoft Talks the Future of Windows Commented on: 1 week ago (April 3, 2014)

I hope the Start menu that they eventually include in Threshold ends up being more than just the minimum needed to quiet complaints ... in other words, maybe it should be the Start menu reimagined...

Windows Weekly 355: Take It and Run Commented on: 2 weeks ago (March 27, 2014)

Hey Paul,

Speaking of virtual reality in its infancy, I was wondering if you had ever seen this Saturday Night Live sketch from the '90s:

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If Microsoft Doesn't Fix Xbox One Reputation, I'm Out Commented on: 2 weeks ago (March 27, 2014)

If it interferes with his primary responsibilities, marriage, children, job, taking care of the house, etc., then I would agree with you, however if it's simply used as a means of entertainment in...

Microsoft Releases Source Code for Early MS-DOS and Word Versions Commented on: 2 weeks ago (March 27, 2014)

Sweet, I'm going to have to check this out. I always wondered when they were eventually going to get around to doing this.

Google Previews Android for Wearables Commented on: 3 weeks ago (March 20, 2014)

Smart shoes, smart belts, smart hats, smart ... pants? Don't stop me now, I'm on a roll...

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