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For the Windows Fan, the iPhone 6 is No Lumia Commented on: 3 weeks ago (September 23, 2014)

The tech world needs more fair people like you, Paul.

10 iPhone 6/iOS 8 Features I'd Like to See in Windows Phone Commented on: 4 weeks ago (September 22, 2014)

"Now if we could just get the wireless carriers to give us Secure Element-based SIMs, we'd be all set."

I just received my Secure Element SIM for free from Verizon. I think the holdup now...

Thinking About Platforms and Ecosystems Commented on: 5 weeks ago (September 15, 2014)

It's hard to get music out of iTunes? Only if it's FairPlay-protected. I just switched over to foobar2000 from iTunes. I only needed to fix one album - the new U2 album. Converted it in Foobar2000...

Xbox Music for Windows Phone 8.1 is Finally Usable Commented on: 6 weeks ago (September 7, 2014)

I've been subscribed to Bing rewards for a month now, and I finally earned one month of Xbox Music Pass. No one has made this clear, but to the best of my knowledge (and I have SEARCHED), the *...

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 is Updated for Developer Program Members Commented on: 8 weeks ago (August 20, 2014)

IE11 is much smoother. Dramatically faster loading too.

Start Menu Will Replace Start Screen in Threshold Commented on: 10 weeks ago (August 7, 2014)

I like how the Start experience is being re-developed and how they are thinking about it. The idea that you can maximize the Start Menu to be a Start Screen, if that is how you want the start...

Windows Phone 8 Tips: The Ultimate Compendium Commented on: 11 weeks ago (August 1, 2014)

Is there an API to change "Map (Home/Work) Address" in a person's Contact page to "Drive to (Home/Work) Address"?

far too many clicks to get to Here Drive+ from a contact's address as it is...

Tools of the Trade: USB 3.0 to SATA Adapter Commented on: 12 weeks ago (July 24, 2014)

Thanks, Paul. I just ordered one for my business. I'll get another type of adapter for the infrequent IDE drives I encounter. The "wall wart" power adapter looks like it will be more durable in my...

AT&T Rolls Out Windows Phone 8.1 to Nokia Lumia 1520 Commented on: 12 weeks ago (July 24, 2014)

the newest Nokia Software Recovery Tool (1.4.3) has "bux fixes and small updates to common features" in it's changelog. Funny.

Seriously, Microsoft received so much telemetry data from this...

Rethinking "Paul Thurrott's Xbox Music" Commented on: 45 weeks ago (December 5, 2013)

Makes me think I should repurchase all of my music on Xbox Music to make matching work. I've got too many older CD albums from E-music, Zune, iTunes that just won't match.

Love the new...

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