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Windows 8 Device Stats: September 2014 Commented on: 1 week ago (September 24, 2014)

"about 0.92 percent of all Windows devices in use are Surface Pro 3"

That should be "all Windows 8 devices". That's 0.92 percent of 13 percent of all Windows devices. That's only about 0.12...

Toshiba Encore Mini First Impressions Commented on: 1 week ago (September 21, 2014)

Is Windows threshold with its floating metro windows likely to change the minimum resolution for metro apps?
If they allowed 1024 x 600, that should look good on an 8 inch, considering how...

Windows 9 Technical Preview Video Leaks: An Analysis Commented on: 2 weeks ago (September 13, 2014)

"How many home consumers are going to want to buy a Threshold Desktop Tower without a touch display"

Most home consumers wouldn't buy a touch screen for a desktop computer.
Cave Man,...

Windows 9 Technical Preview Screenshots Leak: An Analysis (Part 2) Commented on: 2 weeks ago (September 12, 2014)

I agree about the shadowing.
The worst thing about the Desktop side of Windows 8 was the lack of a drop shadow behind each window. Every window was on the same level. The background windows...

Microsoft China: Windows 9 is "Coming Soon" Commented on: 4 weeks ago (September 2, 2014)

Xbox One is an awful name. Some people have confused it with the first Xbox when I have been talking about it with them.
Windows One would be even worse because there already was a Version...

Microsoft Belatedly Moves to Fix Windows App Store Commented on: 4 weeks ago (August 28, 2014)

I had thought by now that Microsoft would have run out of feet to shoot themselves in.

A Charmless "Threshold" with Virtual Desktops? Commented on: 7 weeks ago (August 7, 2014)

I have always found the Charms to be a weird mix of App-specific and System-wide features. It would be better to split them up, and put the App-specific features in the app's right click toolbar,...

Nokia Lumia 635 Review Commented on: 8 weeks ago (August 6, 2014)

Paul, on one of your recent Podcasts (I can't remember which one) you were laughing at the old Windows Mobile phones because they had a Start button. The 635 has a software based Start button. Isn...

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1: Internet Explorer Commented on: 8 weeks ago (July 31, 2014)

Paul, most of the time, the photos on your mobile site are stretched vertically on my phone when using IE. For example, in this article the main picture is not stretched, but the comparison photo...

Nokia Lumia 530 Preview Commented on: 9 weeks ago (July 23, 2014)

I have 8.1 running on my 520, it runs a bit slower than 8.0 but not as bad as you describe. Camera takes about 3 seconds to open, most other apps take only 1 or 2 seconds. A couple of games have...

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