Download and Install the Windows 8.1 Preview Commented on: 1 year ago (June 27, 2013)

I had problems with my Surface RT. It took two tries to get 8.1 installed. I had also configured by SD card such that I could include it in the libraries, and that seemed to give fits to 8.1,...

Windows 8 Calendar App and the Great Google Flip-Flop Commented on: 1 year ago (March 27, 2013)

Here's my workaround. If you have previously subscribed to a google calendar in the hotmail calendar (you know, the non-updated calendar online), you can still access that calendar through the...

Windows 8/RT App Update: Xbox Music Commented on: 1 year ago (March 26, 2013)

This is somewhat subjective, but XBox Music seems to be much faster now. Also I noticed that all the obnoxious ads for downloading music seem to be less obvious, being pushed to the right of the "...

Windows Phone 8 App Pick: Kindle Commented on: 1 year ago (January 29, 2013)

Amazon treats Windows Phone and Windows 8/RT as second class citizens. The WP8 version does not allow for highlighting or input of notes. Neither of the WP8 or Win RT/8 versions allow for...

Thinking About a 128 GB iPad … and a 64 GB Surface Pro Commented on: 1 year ago (January 29, 2013)

When I purchased my 32GB Surface RT, I was concerned about the lack of storage space, so I immediately added a 32GB microSD card. Having now used my Surface for 4 months or so, because of the...

Fixing Windows 8, Part 5: Built-in Apps Commented on: 1 year ago (December 27, 2012)

I agree with all your comments Paul. At the most basic level, MS could just make these programs have the same features as what is available in Windows Phone, that would go a long way.

The...

Windows 8 Tip: Use Remote Desktop Commented on: 1 year ago (December 17, 2012)

I have been using Windows Home Server for remote desktop functionality ever since WHS v1. It's as simple as logging into my xxx.homeserver.com domain, entering my username/password and then...

What I Use: Google Products and Services Commented on: 1 year ago (December 14, 2012)

I agree with your view on Google Reader. It is the only feed reader I use, and it is accessible on multiple devices. I link to it using NewsBento on my Surface and WonderReader on WP8.

SkyDrive + Xbox 360 Commented on: 1 year ago (December 11, 2012)

First, you don't have to give up Amazon. There is an Amazon app for the Xbox.
As for the different accounts for you and your wife, your Xbox accounts are linked to your Microsoft account, so...

Mailbag: December 9, 2012 Commented on: 1 year ago (December 10, 2012)

Paul, the new site looks great. I really appreciate the new mobile version. It looks good and is much easier to read on my mobile devices. Keep up the good work.

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