Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Review Commented on: 2 weeks ago (October 5, 2014)

So. To recap. The two brilliant innovations of the iPhone six is that Apple finally cracked open (to some minor extent...) the Black Box that was iOS, and finally managed to build a phone with a...

Apple iPhone 6 First Impressions Commented on: 3 weeks ago (September 28, 2014)

It never ceases to astound me when an Apple fan will sniff, "Pff, you Samsung phone is so *plasticky* when compared to my mighty iPhone, what with it's 'luxury device' metal shell."

... and...

The Morning After: A Look at the New Normal in Windows 8 Upgrade Pricing Commented on: 1 year ago (February 1, 2013)

Paul;

Where does this leave the small business who wants to build their own PCs in-house?

Previously, they were - if they wanted to be 100% legal - forced to purchase the full retail...

Microsoft Reminds Users of Live Mesh Retirement Commented on: 1 year ago (January 15, 2013)

Once again, may I point out that this is *exactly* why users still squint suspiciously at every cloud-based solution that appears; the entity offering the service can just pull the plug on a whim...

Microsoft to Kill Messenger on March 15 Commented on: 1 year ago (January 9, 2013)

Whatever your opinion of Windows Live Messenger, this story illustrates with stark clarity why a great many people are suspicious of cloud-based services; the provider can just shut you down on a...

This Best Buy Circular Says It All Commented on: 1 year ago (January 6, 2013)

I'm scratching my head, but I'm still not sure what the point of this post actually is.

Yes, the (brief) heyday of the netbook - a fully-functional PC which could do what 95% of the light,...

Windows 8 Tip: Boot Directly to the Desktop with Skip Metro Suite Commented on: 1 year ago (January 5, 2013)

The chief problem I have with this is .. why is Microsoft being so friggin' *pigheaded* about this? Why would they care if a paying customer wanted the new OS - but also wanted, having a non-...

Microsoft Security Essentials vNext Now in Beta Commented on: 4 years ago (July 20, 2010) Link is completely slashdotted. Don't bother.
Sorry, But the iPad is Not 'Killing' Netbook Sales Commented on: 4 years ago (May 7, 2010)

I'm typing this on my iPad (with keyboard dock, of course, or you'd be reading this two days hence...), but I don't think my use of the device is going to survive the evaluation period.

I...

Everything in Moderation. Including this Blog Commented on: 4 years ago (April 12, 2010) In my experience, there are two big problems with moderation: (1) It's a pain for the sysadmin; the more popular the site is (or becomes) the more comments will need approval. (2) It tends to...

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