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Preparing for the Windows 10 Upgrade: What Your PC Needs Commented on: 9 weeks ago (July 2, 2015)

Thanks for providing the required specifications but you should not advise your readers to buy a new machine with first checking for Windows 10 compatibility. Especially in the context of your...

Windows 10 - Is it free or not? Commented on: 10 weeks ago (June 22, 2015)

I have been upgrading Windows (sometimes more than once on the same machine) since the days of Windows 2000 and the process has always been the same. If you bought your PC with an OEM license of...

Could your Microsoft Account and Windows 10 Activation be connected? Commented on: 10 weeks ago (June 19, 2015)

Your Microsoft account would certainly be convenient but not all Windows users have (or want to have) a Microsoft account. There needs to be a way to register hardware based upon a unique...

How the Windows 10 Upgrade Will Handle 3rd Party Antivirus Commented on: 11 weeks ago (June 12, 2015)

Yes but, since most consumers are running out-of-date AV software, at least Microsoft cannot be accused of putting your system in jeopardy.

How to stop the Windows 10 Upgrade from downloading on your system Commented on: 13 weeks ago (June 2, 2015)

Because of the licensing requirements for video decoders - as established under the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) I don't think Microsoft will be providing anything like Media Center...

Windows 10 will be available on 29 July 2015 Commented on: 13 weeks ago (June 2, 2015)

Do I think it is feasible? Yes - but barely so. The Edge browser is still pretty rough, slow, and buggy but the OS is stable and runs everything I need it to run. Will Edge be ready to be the...

What is Windows as a Service? Commented on: 15 weeks ago (May 15, 2015)

We forget that most users have never paid a fee for Windows. The OEM paid Microsoft for Windows and, depending on the model of the PC, the user could pay a modest fee for an upgrade from the Home...

Windows Phone sees meager growth from Q1 2014 to Q1 2015 worldwide Commented on: 16 weeks ago (May 13, 2015)

The most telling number of all is that only Android had any growth AT ALL in the U.S. market. This suggests that the U.S. smartphone market is saturated. That being the case a 0.2% increase for...

Can a Windows Tablet Replace an Android Tablet? Commented on: 20 weeks ago (April 16, 2015)

True enough but dual-boot has its own drawbacks.

Product Review: Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter Commented on: 20 weeks ago (April 14, 2015)

This might explain the problems I have had. I am in the midst of testing a Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10 (build 10049) and I have had no luck with the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter.

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