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Windows 8.1 Update 1: Modern App Taskbar Previews Commented on: 5 weeks ago (March 8, 2014)

Now with all those changes in action, the only thing that's missing to make the picture complete from a desktop-user point of view is the ability to run apps in floating windows - something we can...

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

"It was like a rented tuxedo coat - something that somewhat fit a wide variety of people. It wasn't tailored, because any aggressive tailoring would make it fit one person great, but would have...

What the Heck is Happening to Windows? Commented on: 9 weeks ago (February 9, 2014)

I can remember how I felt about Windows 8 the first time I saw it, and while I was optimistic about the approach they've taken, it's always been like "this can't be right". Meeting two different...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 + ModernMix? Commented on: 10 weeks ago (February 6, 2014)

If Stardock can do it in no time, what is taking so long for Microsoft to make it possible to run Store apps in floating windows? I mean, it's not like this was super-hard to do, every Store app...

"Threshold" to be Called Windows 9, Ship in April 2015 Commented on: 13 weeks ago (January 11, 2014)

Only 25 million PCs running Windows 8/8.1? That's not a disaster, it makes sense if you take into consideration that enterprise and consumers with more traditional (non-touch) hardware aren't...

Windows 8.1 Tip: Download a Windows 8.1 ISO with a Windows 8 Product Key Commented on: 25 weeks ago (October 20, 2013)

Use the generic Windows 8.1 key (can be found on the web) for your edition to install Windows, and install your product key using the Software Licensing Manager afterwards (the famous "slmgr.vbs /...

Windows 8.1 Tip: Restart an App Commented on: 25 weeks ago (October 19, 2013)

Your description of the behavior is not completely accurate: If you release the thumbnail after holding it and let it spin to the splash screen, still at the bottom of the screen, the app will...

Microsoft Dramatically Raises Limit on Windows 8.x/RT App Installs Commented on: 28 weeks ago (September 28, 2013)

Now 81 just sounds like a marketing-gag. Why didn't they remove it at all? I mean, it still won't be enough for people with 82 machines (addressed by the next version I guess). :D And who is using...

Surface 2 Pricing Commented on: 29 weeks ago (September 23, 2013)

Pricing: Surface Fail, Act 2.

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 Now Available on MSDN, TechNet Commented on: 31 weeks ago (September 10, 2013)

I think they have had no choice as the Windows 8.1 RTM ISOs in nearly every flavor/language leaked to the web just a few days after it hit the RTM milestone and was sent out to OEMs. I can imagine...

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