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Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Preview Commented on: 1 day ago (July 30, 2014)

By "no support" do you mean apart from opening the file in Office, tapping (...) then tapping Share then choosing your email account from the list? Cos that feels like "support" to me...

Skype + Amazon Fire Phone Commented on: 1 week ago (July 23, 2014)

I'd also love to see Kindle improve on Surface and Windows Phone, but in all honesty when I want to read, 99% of the time I use my Kindle device, not a Kindle app.

I still think bringing...

Nokia Lumia 530 Preview Commented on: 1 week ago (July 23, 2014)

I think Windows Phone as a whole is markedly superior to iOS and Android, and the improvements in 8.1, notably Cortana, are excellent. However: my experience of using a Lumia 520 running the dev...

Microsoft Updates Xbox Music, Xbox Video for Windows Phone 8.1 Commented on: 1 week ago (July 20, 2014)

For reasons that elude me, I was reading the app store reviews of Xbox music today and saw one angrily complaining that having already paid for the phone, now they "had" to pay for a music pass...

What We Learned About Windows in the WPC 2014 Opening Keynote Commented on: 2 weeks ago (July 15, 2014)

The groups are not mutually exclusive. So for example, 1bn of the 1.3bn Windows users might also have an iPad and/or an Android phone, which makes 2bn "not Windows" devices. And perhaps the 1.3bn...

Thinking About Microsoft's Brands Commented on: 4 weeks ago (June 29, 2014)

You make an interesting point about successful brand != successful product. DirectX capabilities have become a de facto standard for graphics card performance, but DirectX is a terrible name for...

Windows Phone 8.1 Tip: Pin Cortana to Your Start Screen Commented on: 11 weeks ago (May 10, 2014)

Agree. Since pinning Cortana, I've unpinned News, Weather and Sports as I now have a single tile cycling through the same information.

Regarding non-US use, my MS Account was originally UK-...

Office Mix Preview Commented on: 12 weeks ago (May 7, 2014)

Paul, do you have any insight into whether/when this, and the Office Remote add-in, will come to Windows RT?

Microsoft Delivers Reading List, Movie Moments Apps for Windows Phone 8.1 Commented on: 12 weeks ago (May 3, 2014)

btmcconnell: I concur, on my 8.1 Lumia 520 the share button on the app bar has messaging, email and social networks only.

Lewk: Mine synced automatically on first use. UK unlocked 520,...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Tip: Toggle the Power Button Commented on: 15 weeks ago (April 11, 2014)

Question for the WMI crowd: does anyone know if/how this setting relates to Win32_SystemEnclosure.ChassisTypes Win32_ComputerSystem.PCSystemType?

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