Microsoft's Consumer Web Productivity Apps Get a Nicer App Launcher Commented on: 4 weeks ago (October 23, 2014)

It looks more upper-leftish

Microsoft Works to Get Windows 8/RT Users Updated to 8.1 Commented on: 20 weeks ago (July 2, 2014)

I don't think "inexplicably" is the correct description.

Clearly, the MS brain trust was trying to make lemonade with their lemon.

"Let's create a patch for this W8 debacle but we'll...

New Start Menu Delayed Until 2015? Commented on: 24 weeks ago (June 2, 2014)

December 2009?

Talk about prescient!

Surface Pro 3: Let's Talk About the Price Commented on: 26 weeks ago (May 22, 2014)

I agree that these devices seem to be a reasonable value for what you get. I purchased a high end Dell XPS 12 last year and the price and specs are certainly in line.

I do think, however,...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Review Commented on: 31 weeks ago (April 16, 2014)

I'm anxious to see how the "If you don't install this latest upgrade, you won't get any further support from us" policy works out for MS.

If Win8 taught them anything, apparently it's that...

Windows Phone 8.1: Start Screen Commented on: 33 weeks ago (April 3, 2014)

Paul,

I've never had a Windows phone but the first thing I noticed in your vid is that it scrolls vertically.

Really? I thought the purveyors of Win8 were telling us that horizontal...

Only Windows Gets Mobile Multitasking Right Commented on: 37 weeks ago (March 5, 2014)

So what you're saying, Paul, is that Windows 8.1x is a better tablet OS than either iOS or Android. I do believe I can agree with that.

That fact remains that I would not want any of them...

PlayStation 4 at 6 Million: What?! Commented on: 37 weeks ago (March 4, 2014)

I think this result is a mathematical inevitability.

Of the combined market of console users, there was probably 40% passionate PS consumers and 40% passionate XB users. The two companies...

Is This Really Why Microsoft Made Windows 8? Commented on: 39 weeks ago (February 20, 2014)

If this were true, it would only make things worse for MS because it makes them look even more foolish than they appear now.

Case in point: I work for a small manufacturing company of about...

This Week in "Windows 8.1 Book": February 16, 2014 Commented on: 39 weeks ago (February 17, 2014)

Hey, Paul
I'm new here but I really enjoy your site. I have my own opinions about W8.x but my question to you is this: How do you produce a relevant manual for software that the author is...

What I Use

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×