Windows 9 Technical Preview Video Leaks: An Analysis Commented on: 5 weeks ago (September 12, 2014)

The bifurcated UI -- and treating the Desktop as an "app" rather than a workspace -- were my only complaints about 8.

I like the Start screen and I've created a ton of beautiful custom...

What Satya Said: Notes from Microsoft's Q4 2014 Earnings Conference Call Commented on: 12 weeks ago (July 23, 2014)

"Our Core" is an obvious parody of Weird Al's "Mission Statement."

Start Menu Will Replace Start Screen in Threshold Commented on: 15 weeks ago (July 4, 2014)

Will custom tiles made with programs like OblyTile work with the new Start?

"Threshold" to be Called Windows 9, Ship in April 2015 Commented on: 31 weeks ago (March 13, 2014)

I still can't get used to the idea of the Desktop being an "app," and I'd prefer the option to run everything either fullscreen (mobile mode) or windowed (Desktop mode).

But apart from the...

What the Heck is Happening to Windows? Commented on: 36 weeks ago (February 12, 2014)

"You can't please everybody, Microsoft. So stop trying. It's time to double down on the people who actually use your products, not some mythical group of consumers who will never stop using their...

2013 PC Sales: Down But Not Out Commented on: 40 weeks ago (January 12, 2014)

"an appliance in the home" only to those whose computing needs consist of nothing more than checking their e-mail and playing Angry Birds.

Of course, that's a large market, but those who...

Windows 8.1: First Notes from Build 9471 Commented on: 1 year ago (August 18, 2013)

It was clear when I looked to install the preview release.

Latest Windows Ad Has iPad Wondering Whether It’s Still Pretty Commented on: 1 year ago (July 22, 2013)

For someone who has no investment in software/apps/games or emotion/brand loyalty, the RT is now attractive.

For someone like me, whose Windows 8 HTPC is the center of everything digital...

Fixing Windows 8, Part 3: Start Screen Commented on: 1 year ago (July 19, 2013)

Win+X Menu Editor allows adding power (and other) options to the Power Menu (accessed by right-clicking in the lower left-hand corner of the Desktop.

Pin to 8 allows pinning files, folders...

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