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Windows Phone 8.1 Preview: Universal Apps Commented on: 30 weeks ago (February 17, 2014)


I can't run Windows Phone apps on Windows RT. However, I CAN run Windows RT tablet apps on my Windows 8 desktop PC. That's like being able to run iPad apps on a Mac. And it's very...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Preview: More Good News for PC Users Commented on: 34 weeks ago (January 25, 2014)

Excellent. This is exactly the right direction!

Personally I don't see a problem with a single UI for everything, as long as it does actually work properly for everyone and detect the...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Preview: Now with More Integration Commented on: 34 weeks ago (January 22, 2014)

Try ModernMix from StarDock. This utility allows Metro apps to run windowed, and it works great.

This is no big problem for developers. They already have to deal with different screen sizes...

Nokia Lumia "Black": Beamer 1.1 Commented on: 35 weeks ago (January 14, 2014)

You don't need to scan a QR code.

The person wanting to share the screen (the beamer) can send a message via email or SMS to the other person anywhere in the world. When they click on that...

The Death of Integrated Experiences? Commented on: 39 weeks ago (December 21, 2013)

I don't think it's wishful thinking at all. I reckon that's exactly what will happen. Windows Phone allows for a certain amount of 3rd party integration, but Windows 8.1 allows a lot more through...

Further Changes Coming in Windows "Threshold" Commented on: 40 weeks ago (December 9, 2013)

This is not about passing off Metro apps as desktop apps.

This is about allowing users to use an app across all devices, which means developers only need to write it once and it will work...

Microsoft Issues Major Update to OneNote App for Windows Commented on: 42 weeks ago (November 25, 2013)

Yes, inked notes are now searchable from the Charms.

Windows 8.1 + Miracast Commented on: 44 weeks ago (November 15, 2013)


I'm pretty sure it doesn't require a WiDi chipset because it works with ARM devices which don't have WiDi chipsets.

I also think you're being a little unfair...

First of...

Windows 8.1 Tip: Use Bing to Make an Xbox Music Playlist Commented on: 44 weeks ago (November 12, 2013)

This is actually very cool.

It's the kind of stuff that starts to make it more compelling to use (or stay in) the Metro world. Once developers utilise the Share Contract in more depth, we...

With New Price Cut, (Original) Surface Pro is a Good Deal, But... Commented on: 47 weeks ago (October 24, 2013)

"They need to develop an excellent All-In-One desktop computer (27 inch), a slim Ultrabook (13 and 15 inch), a mini-tablet (8 inch), and a 4:3 full sized tablet (11 and 13 inch)."

I think...

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