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Rethinking the Home Server Commented on: 10 weeks ago (February 2, 2014)

I'm sticking with my WHS 2011 local "Cloud" solution.

The cost of ownership for me is still far lower than current Cloud/media streaming solutions, not to mention the fact that streaming...

Lenovo Miix 2 Review Commented on: 17 weeks ago (December 18, 2013)

It's true, the built-in GPS of these devices delivers the data via the Location service of Windows 8/8.1. Streets & Trips expects to see NMEA data coming in via a virtual COM port. Not the...

Windows 8.1 Book: Music 0.3 Commented on: 24 weeks ago (October 28, 2013)

On one of my PCs, the Xbox Music App is showing only 1% of the Album Art in my collection. On my Windows 8.1 tablet, it's showing 99% of the Album Art. Go figure.


With New Price Cut, (Original) Surface Pro is a Good Deal, But... Commented on: 25 weeks ago (October 25, 2013)

You'll also lack the Connected Standby mode with the Surface Pro 2 - it doesn't have it; despite having a Haswell chip.

Windows 8.1 + SkyDrive = Smart Files Commented on: 28 weeks ago (October 1, 2013)

It would be useful to have photo metadata included in the downloaded placeholder information in Smart Files so that we could search on e.g. Descriptive Tags.

That doesn't happen at the...

New Promotional Videos Explain Surface 2 Tablets Commented on: 28 weeks ago (September 28, 2013)

Yes, it does (just like the Surface Pro). Both machines use Wacom technology that provides this feature.

Xbox Music Comes of Age Commented on: 30 weeks ago (September 16, 2013)

The first thing I did was to turn off the downloading of metadata. Microsoft's metadata contains too many errors, and I've had my music metadata corrupted by Microsoft before (Zune, WMP, WHS -...

Windows 8.1 Review Commented on: 31 weeks ago (September 8, 2013)

"Second, and less happily, Photos has lost the ability to view photos on other services like Facebook and Flickr, and it can't see photos on other PCs on your home network or elsewhere, as it...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: Mail Commented on: 35 weeks ago (August 14, 2013)

I hear that the latest version of the Mail App for Windows 8.1 still can't print out a single page or a range of pages of an email.

The Mail App team simply haven't provided a...

Lumia 1020: Nokia’s Newest Phone Goes on Vacation Commented on: 37 weeks ago (August 1, 2013)

Hope that you'll be taking photos at this Saturday's Canal Parade! Grab your spot early, since there's usually 250,000 people lining the canals...

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