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Mozilla Kills Modern Version of Firefox Commented on: 50 weeks ago (March 15, 2014)

Yeah, I won't blame Mozilla for this, it fall purely on MS's doorstep. Why they would put even tighter restrictions on their modern environment that even Apple does just does not make sense. To...

VLC Media Player Beta for Windows 8 Commented on: 50 weeks ago (March 13, 2014)

I messed with this pretty extensively yesterday, and yes, it's wonderful. I too have a deaf child, and I do the same thing as you only I transcode to lossless MKV containers. This both solves and...

Surface Power Cover Preview Commented on: 50 weeks ago (March 11, 2014)

Add in the fact that refurb Gen1 Surface Pros are going for as little as $500, and you actually find yourself in a position for a real bargain. The original Pro had only a few real weaknesses vs...

Tami Reller Talks: Windows 8 at 16 Months Commented on: 1 year ago (February 19, 2014)

Intel is not quite there with ARM yet, but will be soon. The Bay Trail family CPUs compete evenly with the best ARM chips in the areas of battery life and processing power, but they are still...

Moto G: Close, But Not Quite Commented on: 1 year ago (January 24, 2014)

Agreed on both points. We switched to T-Moble after they announced their latest payoff plan, and when we went in they had TWO Windows choices, the 925 and the 721. My wife wanted a Windows Phone,...

Surface Pro 2.1? Commented on: 1 year ago (January 3, 2014)

Turbo mode on the Core series CPUs means that when appropriate the CPU can clock higher than its normal operating speeds. Sometimes they even powering down some of the cores in the chip in order...

Xbox One Play & Charge Kit Commented on: 1 year ago (January 2, 2014)

Still waiting on PC compatibility. I'm not going to buy an XBOne until there is a strong game library for it, but the controller will be replacing my aging 360 one for PC games as soon as they get...

Spotify Brings Free Music to Mobile Devices Commented on: 1 year ago (December 11, 2013)

Yep, another example of a WP app that was rushed through development and has received no updates. That lovely death spiral of "we didn't update because nobody is using it" begets "we don't use it...

Gamer Changers? Commented on: 1 year ago (November 15, 2013)

I think devices like the Steam Box and nVidia Shield (but not THE nVidia Shield, most likely) will define things going forward. As you said, cloud based computing, whether it be from a system in...

Windows 8.1 + Miracast Commented on: 1 year ago (November 14, 2013)

Let's be a little bit fair here - if you want to use this projection feature on a regular basis from your couch to your TV (say, you want to plug a gaming laptop into it), and don't want the cable...

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