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My Take on Lenovo, OEMS and Junkware on new computers Commented on: 4 weeks ago (February 21, 2015)

At least Lenovo is only granting the privilege of this kind of accessory to their consumer buyers. ThinkPad users are usually business people.

Microsoft Launches Two More Affordable Lumia Handsets Commented on: 10 weeks ago (January 15, 2015)

[quote] FYI, a major part of the Microsoft budget is now being devoted to researching if there are any numbers below "0." [/Quote]

LOL, no need, I learnt about integers when I was 10yo....

Windows Phone Stats: November 2014 Commented on: 16 weeks ago (November 30, 2014)

Took the words right out of my mouth. 530->430; 630->530.

How Perception Will Kill Windows Phone Commented on: 30 weeks ago (August 25, 2014)

@SvenJ: I'm an Outlook user and WP is highly frustrating for a user like me. Task support is useless. Recurring tasks, not supported; can't flag for follow up; Appointments, reminders can't be...

Nokia Lumia 635: First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 35 weeks ago (July 23, 2014)

OEMs probably requested the camera button be dropped and the inclusion of software buttons on the WP spec so that they didn't have to produce wholly new phone designs just for WP.

Nokia Lumia 530 Preview Commented on: 35 weeks ago (July 23, 2014)

I think you're right to be confused. When you buy the 2014 Honda Civic, you expect an incremental improvement over the 2013 Honda Civic. What MS has done is confuse everyone with their naming...

Microsoft Announces New Features for Outlook Web App in Office 365 Commented on: 51 weeks ago (March 31, 2014)

"Outlook Mobile"?!!#

But for many serious desktop Outlook users, it is annoying that none of these mobile apps can sync with the desktop client but only with Outlook Mobile's...

Nokia Provides a Few Crumbs for Windows, Windows Phone Users Commented on: 1 year ago (February 25, 2014)

If I wanted Android apps, I'd buy an Android phone, not a WP8 phone. It's similar to the argument for buying a Mac. Why would I buy a Mac and then have to buy virtual machine software to run...

Tami Reller Talks: Windows 8 at 16 Months Commented on: 1 year ago (February 17, 2014)

Just a couple of thoughts:

"politburo-style secrecy"

Apple followers think secrecy is a good thing and has added mystique to the "Steve Jobs" legend.

Comparisons with...

What the Heck is Happening to Windows? Commented on: 1 year ago (February 12, 2014)

I note that Apple desktop and laptop sales have also suffered under the march of tablet and smartphone devices.

For many people tablets and smart-phones are their primary email and internet...

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