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Surface Pro 3: Day One Commented on: 5 weeks ago (June 20, 2014)

"Surface Mini" is all over Microsoft's PDF. I'm surprised that it was left in the documentation ... and that it's the actual name of the product.

Surface Pro 3: Pen Primer Commented on: 8 weeks ago (May 28, 2014)

Thanks for a terrific write-up on this subject. Personally, the advanced pen capabilities and the ability to write anywhere on the screen are the most compelling features of Surface Pro 3. And...

Surface Pro 3: Let's Talk About the Price Commented on: 9 weeks ago (May 22, 2014)

Thanks for the objective analysis. It definitely provided a bit of eye-opening perspective for me. Maybe the Surface Pro 3 price isn't THAT bad, after all. I'll be curious to see whether other...

Surface Pro 3 Preview Commented on: 9 weeks ago (May 20, 2014)

This is exactly the note-taking, laptop-replacing device I wanted. But ... It. Costs. Too. Much. The should be $200 cheaper and include the keyboard.

Paul Thurrott’s Windows Phone 8 is Complete Commented on: 51 weeks ago (August 2, 2013)

Congrats on the achievement!

Insync: A New Cloud Sync/Backup Solution That Uses Google Storage Commented on: 2 years ago (December 30, 2011) Thanks for the scoop on Insync (and Crashplan, too). Insync appears to lack support for smartphone access. Live Mesh and Dropbox both offer this, which is kinda handy every now and then.
Netflix Raises Prices, Garners Criticism Commented on: 3 years ago (July 13, 2011) A long-time hold-out, I just signed up for Netflix a few days ago (all that arm twisting on Windows Weekly was too much to resist). So I'm disappointed that I won't be able to augment the...
Microsoft: Windows and Embedded, Not Windows Phone 7, on Tablets Commented on: 4 years ago (June 2, 2010)

In my opinion, an unmodified UI will lead to failure of Windows 7 on tablet devices. It is touch-enabled but not touch-optimized. For example, go to close a window and end up maximizing it. The...

Is the Windows Copy and Paste Feature Broken? Commented on: 4 years ago (May 6, 2010)

I finally feel like perhaps I'm not helplessly careening into senility. Others are living the Ctrl+C nightmare with me! Glad to hear I'm not the only one. Hopefully, Microsoft will look into it....

Is Microsoft prepping a Windows 7 SKU specifically for Netbooks? (Update: Yes. Yes, they are) Commented on: 5 years ago (January 29, 2009) I just found this. CNET UK is confirming it ... according to them. "Microsoft has confirmed to CNET UK that it will be providing a version of Windows 7 specifically developed for netbooks and sub-...
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