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Threshold Revealed: Microsoft Talks the Future of Windows Commented on: 2 weeks ago (April 3, 2014)

As an early Windows 8.0 user I feel like a GUI/usablility beta-tester with all the changes in 8.1, update 1 and 'update 2'.

Luckily I am experienced; the same applies for most Linux distros...

Microsoft Office for iPad Review Commented on: 3 weeks ago (March 27, 2014)

Good. Now Microsoft should be brave and release Office for the Chromebook with gdrive support ;).

VLC Media Player Beta for Windows 8 Commented on: 5 weeks ago (March 14, 2014)

[...] VLC can only get better, but as of now, this tiny company is doing more for video playback [...]

Company? Company? Serious? This is an open source project on which thousands of people...

Chrome 32 vs. Windows Commented on: 13 weeks ago (January 15, 2014)

IE11 also uses non-standard controls... But I agree, that this is a problem.

Cheap vs. Good Value Commented on: 13 weeks ago (January 13, 2014)

I told you before and I will tell it again: my netbook has been the best valued computer I have ever bought (since my first 8088!) and I have used it more than any other device as a computer-...

Microsoft Makes It Easier to Switch from Gmail to Outlook.com Commented on: 18 weeks ago (December 12, 2013)

Unfortunately outlook.com still does not support proper push mail (IMAP IDLE) and thus is technically still in the dark ages, with too much power usage on mobile devices just too check your e-mail...

Microsoft Releases Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 Commented on: 23 weeks ago (November 8, 2013)

With the addittion of missing html5 pieces like websockets extra must-haves like webgl and a fast javascript engine I feel IE is, after losing out for 5 versions, finally on par with the...

Assessing the Chromebook Threat Commented on: 24 weeks ago (October 31, 2013)

[quote]...and a nice way to undercut one of its most hated foes..[/quote]
Why all the hostility? The '90's are over ;-). Isn't it possible that the engineers of ChromeOS just want to make...

Windows 8.1 Tip: Download a Windows 8.1 ISO with a Windows 8 Product Key Commented on: 25 weeks ago (October 22, 2013)

Thanks for the article (Paul) and the workarounds (various commenters). I still think Microsoft should get their act together and just let the 8.1 ISO accept 8.0 keys, but this should work for now...

Windows 8.1 Upgrade Guide: Electronic Upgrade Options Commented on: 26 weeks ago (October 17, 2013)

Thanks, this was what I was looking for.

Still not entirely happy, since the link is to an executable which first tests your computer. I just want to download an iso, which I can copy on an...

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