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And the Biggest Barrier to Windows Phone Acceptance Is… Commented on: 1 year ago (November 10, 2012)

Apps still do matter. There are certain apps I use every day on the iPhone that make my life easier, and they're not available on Windows phone. So, this makes Windows phone "less than" for me,...

The New Mac Mini Commented on: 4 years ago (June 15, 2010) Yup, too expensive for what you get, starting at $499 would see these fly off the shelves. Wonder if you can also get fairly easy access to the hard drive for later upgrades? In some ways, the "...
Windows 7 Momentum: 7 Copies Sold Every Second Commented on: 4 years ago (June 5, 2010)

* Microsoft has sold far more licenses for Windows 7 than Apple sold iPads over a comparable timeframe.

* Three times as many people are running Windows 7 as are running Mac OSX.

*...

FOA Reviews Are In: The iPad Is 'A Winner' Commented on: 4 years ago (April 1, 2010) Paul's behavior is somewhat predictable whenever Apple is on the eve of releasing or updating anything: > Release a slew of articles reminding people not to even think about leaving the warm embrace...
Windows 7 Workaround Does Not Allow for Multiple Installs with One Product Key Commented on: 4 years ago (November 1, 2009) I don't know why Microsoft bothers with this whole "Upgrade vs. Full" stuff, as just about anybody purchasing a retail Upgrade copy of Windows definitely owns a qualifying previous version of Windows...
'Twas the night before Zune HD... Commented on: 4 years ago (September 14, 2009) @Grannyville Same here, I would love to get a new Zune HD to complement, possibly even replace, my iPod Touch, but it's just not available where I live. I think availability (or lack of it) is the...
Making Windows 7 Home Premium more Professional, or perhaps even the Ultimate Windows version Commented on: 4 years ago (August 26, 2009) I am a native English speaker working in China with international partners, so the availability of language packs in Ultimate is a "major" feature for me that would be almost impossible to replicate...
Microsoft's Zune continues to struggle Commented on: 5 years ago (July 29, 2009) It strikes me how iPod vs. Zune mirrors Windows vs. Mac, i.e. no matter what the technical merits of the underdog, consumers will stick with what they know and what is ubiquitous. Inertia wins....
Do you still believe Microsoft is effectively communicating how the Windows 7 Upgrade process will work? Commented on: 5 years ago (July 17, 2009) I was a die-hard Microsoft fanboy and evangelist until around 2000 when product activation was introduced in to Office and then Windows XP. As a tech enthusiast, I often experiment with things and...
Rare Bigfoot sighting, er ah, Office crash Commented on: 5 years ago (November 11, 2008) @robertsjoe If you want a decent Microsoft blogger, try Mary Jo Foley. The main differences between her and Paul are: (1) She focuses entirely on Microsoft and its products and doesn't feel the...
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