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The exodus from the Windows Phone Ecosystem Commented on: 12 weeks ago (April 8, 2015)

It is too early to tell. Until Windows 10 mobile has been released and the merger of the various Windows store platforms is complete, we just can't say. A robust Windows store is a must but that...

OneDrive will be integrated with Windows 10 Commented on: 15 weeks ago (March 24, 2015)

This has already become a problems for me. I want to keep my OneDrive accessible On-Line ONLY - unless I say otherwise. OneDrive sync does not solve the problem.

Microsoft explains Windows 10 Technical Preview build release pace/process Commented on: 17 weeks ago (March 10, 2015)

It was probably a mistake to ever suggest a FAST ring and a SLOW ring for the reasons stated above.

What you are now calling CANARY is what we used to call ALPHA and the PREVIEW is really...

Software Solutions to De-crapify the Crappiest PCs Commented on: 18 weeks ago (March 2, 2015)

My earliest memory of encountering crapware was around 2000. shortly before or after the DoJ Consent Decree became final. After being declared a monopoly who used its status to strong arm its...

Microsoft confirms Raspberry Pi 2 will get Windows 10 for free Commented on: 22 weeks ago (February 2, 2015)

May be ... but I suspect that Windows 10 "mobile" is what will be on all Windows-on-ARM devices moving forward. So, while there may be an "RT-Like" Surface 3, it won't have a desktop. Otherwise...

Microsoft Not Yet Ready to Describe What "Supported Lifetime of the Device" Means for Windows 10 Commented on: 22 weeks ago (February 2, 2015)

It is a little tricky. It seems to me that this would only apply to devices made by Microsoft.

It could include Microsoft OEMs I suppose but, while new releases of Windows usually work...

Microsoft Lashes Out at Google for Revealing Security Flaw Commented on: 25 weeks ago (January 13, 2015)

Microsoft, like any other manufacturer of technically complex products, needs to have a predictable schedule for communicating important information to customers.

By publically announcing...

Microsoft Expands Availability of Office Preview for Android Tablets Commented on: 25 weeks ago (January 7, 2015)

I would not call it a "soft" commitment. After all, Microsoft has stated publicly that they are committed to mobile-first, cloud-first. Is the transition to TOUCH slow and painful? Yes, but...

CES 2015: HP Takes Stream to the Desktop Commented on: 26 weeks ago (January 5, 2015)

What is HP thinking? While juvenile, the HP Stream 11 in Fisher-Price colors is fine for kids with minimal computing needs but moving these devices to the desktop and pretending that someone will...

Microsoft Hints at New Pricing Model for Windows Commented on: 29 weeks ago (December 10, 2014)

I'd bet that Windows 10 will be "free" but that you will need to go to the Control Panel to upgrade to "Pro" and to "Media Center" if you want all the bells & whistles.

Windows 10...

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