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Going Pro: When Push Comes to Shove Commented on: 1 year ago (February 15, 2013)

As usual, you continue to be the human guinea pig. You give another reason why the Surface Pro isn't appropriate for many people. The screen size of 10.6 inches isn't ideal for doing work, but it...

Bad News, Windows Phone Fans: Google Now is the Real Deal Commented on: 1 year ago (February 13, 2013)

From the examples in the video, I can see some advantages, but I'm not necessarily sure it offers anything more useful than what you see precisely on the screen. In other words, it is trivial.

Going Pro: Thinking About the Competition Commented on: 1 year ago (February 13, 2013)

From reading these product comparisons, some consistent themes keep arising.

1. Machines are large. Much larger than iPads with plenty of accessories.

2. Expensive relative to iPads...

Going Pro: Replacing the Desktop Commented on: 1 year ago (February 7, 2013)

I never thought the desktop will actually be replaced by a Surface Pro. I thought the Surface and Metro UI were touch tablet additions to the paradigm.

To me, the desktop won't go away for...

Microsoft Addresses Surface Pro Concerns Commented on: 1 year ago (February 6, 2013)

The compromise on the battery life is rather screwy. It sort of suggests maybe Microsoft should develop a real no compromises Surface Pro. For $1099 ($100 more), get longer battery life (8 hours...

Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro Review Commented on: 1 year ago (February 6, 2013)

Your review confirms it as a compromised Ultrabook and disappointing as a tablet. I would have expected at least 50% more usage for Metro apps and less than 50% for desktop apps. If not for using...

Microsoft Announces Five More Microsoft Stores for 2013 Commented on: 1 year ago (February 5, 2013)

The Ala Moana Center has a very prominant Apple Store. I've been there. It is quite nice. It seems like Microsoft is trying very hard to compete head to head with Apple by opening stores close by...

Tami Reller Talks Windows 8 at 90 Days Commented on: 1 year ago (February 4, 2013)

60 million licenses is the same 60 million we heard before.

"Microsoft has spent over $1 billion marketing Windows 8 to consumers." But Windows RT isn't Windows 8. Is it? I wish they fixed...

The Sad Tale of Play To and Windows 8 Commented on: 1 year ago (February 4, 2013)

How does "Play To" related to any software applications that allows play back of any music files? This is where the technology meets actual usage. Sadly, a lot of Microsoft's initiatives are...

Second Guessing Microsoft’s Surface Strategy Commented on: 1 year ago (February 4, 2013)

Assuming the future is Windows RT and not Windows 8, then releasing Surface with Windows RT was the correct approach, but the way this product was presented was ALL WRONG.

Surface can be...

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