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Microsoft Sticks a Skype-Shaped Dagger in Messenger Commented on: 1 year ago (February 17, 2013)

Microsoft is behaving like a sports team general manager that keeps playing an an expensive free agent (Skype) a they just signed who's proving to be a did. Meanwhile he benches a good but quiet...

Windows Phone Usage: February 2013 Commented on: 1 year ago (February 12, 2013)

I agree with euskalzabe although I'm a late adopter of Windows Phone 7.5 having switched from a BlackBerry to a Lumia 710 in June 2012. To keep my monthly bill to a reasonable $30/month ($1/day) I...

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

I'm looking forward to a Surface Pro 2.0 when many of these issues are hopefully resolved.

Microsoft Addresses Surface Pro Concerns Commented on: 1 year ago (February 7, 2013)

The ability to run Linux isn't a big deal to most Americans but it allows the Surface Pro to be considered by governments & militaries around the world (China, Russia, US Dept of Defence......

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

I think it's unfair to say the iPad is just a media consumption device or toy. There's a good range of content-creation & productivity apps available for it like Splice and Microsoft OneNote...

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

Even more interesting would've been a Windows 8 and Surface Pro release in early October followed by a Surface RT and Surface Phone (running Windows Phone 8) release in late October.

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

I suppose there's a chance these price points will be reduced in autumn, 2013 if Windows 8 sales are not lower than what Microsoft had projected internally.

Windows Phone 8 App Pick: Kindle Commented on: 1 year ago (January 29, 2013)

If you saw or are planning to see the movie "Lincoln" and want to read some primary source material, I recommend "Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832 - 1865". It's free on the Kindle...

Explaining Windows 8 PC Sales Over the Holidays Commented on: 1 year ago (January 5, 2013)

As long as software continues to be developed & supported for existing Windows XP, Vista & 7 computers it's safe to assume Windows 8 and RT sales will be slow. The safe choice for...

Tech Resolutions to Consider for 2013 Commented on: 1 year ago (December 30, 2012)

My tech resolution for 2013 is to squeeze as much usability as possible from my Lumia 710 running WP7 with only WiFi (no data plan). It has Office, Kindle, Youtube, Dropbox & TuneIn apps and a...

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