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Coming Soon: Threshold Public Preview Commented on: 1 week ago (August 18, 2014)

I call it "Patch Tuesday" because that's what people say. But to my knowledge neither Microsoft nor any other software support group distributes patches. I doubt MS ever has.
Instead they...

Windows 8.1 Update 2 is Shipping This Month Commented on: 3 weeks ago (August 5, 2014)

That would depend on what hardware you now have and what the requirements will be for Windows 9. Only you know the former, very few people know the latter and no one on the planet knows both.

Chrome 32 vs. Windows Commented on: 32 weeks ago (January 15, 2014)

I don't use Metro browsers and I use the mouse wheel to scroll in Chrome. Chrome's Tab apps are more useful to me than anything in Metro AND I can still use Metro because it's unaffected as far...

Windows 8.1 Tip: Personalize the Start Screen Commented on: 47 weeks ago (October 3, 2013)

Now that was jarring and I flailed and I spewed! And you're right. I'm 68 years old and spent 30+ years in IT starting in 1968 and have long since decided that about 90% of people are ill suited...

Windows 8.1 Review Commented on: 50 weeks ago (September 9, 2013)

I like Windows. IMO Every version since 3.0 has been an improvement over the last. I haven't tried 8.1 yet, so maybe it won't be but I have high hopes. But then I'm nearly 70 and have been...

Microsoft Explains SkyDrive Integration in Windows 8.1 Commented on: 1 year ago (July 22, 2013)

I spent 3 days trying to get the 8.1 preview to work. What a mess. Never worked reliably. It is very unlike me to give up and I do love trying new stuff but 8.1 preview was just too much. WTF...

Will Haswell Save Windows 8? Commented on: 1 year ago (June 3, 2013)

No!
The Windows 8 mess isn't about the technical nittygitty, it's about the incredible arrogance of Microsoft and/or the perception of Microsoft's arrogance.
One would think after...

Windows 8 Feature Focus: Web-Based Setup Commented on: 1 year ago (November 26, 2012)

I tried this method two days after Windows 8 became available and it was a disaster. I downloaded the ISO file three times and none worked. I tried the "Install Now" too. Wasted many hours. I...

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