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Windows 8.1 Update 1 Preview: More Good News for PC Users Commented on: 29 weeks ago (January 27, 2014)

Microsoft are trying to make Metro and the Desktop better integrated than they currently are. Having 2 different styles of context menu, 1 for Desktop and 1 for Metro is what Microsoft is trying...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Preview: Now with More Integration Commented on: 29 weeks ago (January 22, 2014)

"I really, really do not want a close box on my Metro apps. I like their uncluttered appearance and can close the app just as easily by grabbing and sliding the window down to close it as I can...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 (Very Early) Preview Commented on: 31 weeks ago (January 9, 2014)

How about Windows 8.11 for workgroups?

Further Changes Coming in Windows "Threshold" Commented on: 36 weeks ago (December 9, 2013)

"Finally 1 app: works on tablets and desktop. This about this. Nobody will ever make a win32 app again if they can. Why? If you make it for metro, works on desktops, tablets, possibly xbox, likely...

Microsoft to Take Windows to the "Threshold" Commented on: 37 weeks ago (December 3, 2013)

"How is that NOT Windows 8? Where did they take away functionality? Where did they make it less feature rich than W7?"

The Start screen does not allow pinning of shortcuts to documents or...

Xbox vs. PlayStation: A Tale of Two Controllers Commented on: 39 weeks ago (November 20, 2013)

Do you remember the first version of the controller from the original Xbox? That thing was huge. They must have designed it for hands like yours.

Desktop No Longer a Default Start Screen Tile in Windows RT 8.1 Commented on: 42 weeks ago (October 23, 2013)

I am holding out hope there will be a Desktop Edition of a future Windows release and we won't have to resort to Linux.

Why Microsoft Didn't Make a Bay Trail Surface Commented on: 43 weeks ago (October 21, 2013)

At no point did Microsoft ever ask its customers if they even want a "single OS on all form factors".
I don't want a phone OS on my desktop computer.
Why not have a Windows version...

Windows Phone 8 Update 3: App Shutdown Commented on: 44 weeks ago (October 14, 2013)

So, Microsoft can put close buttons on its phone OS, but for its desktop OS we have to perform hard to discover swipe gestures with a mouse.
Nice one Microsoft!!!

In Praise of Island-Style Keyboards Commented on: 45 weeks ago (October 6, 2013)

Paul, I bet you're happy we've come a long way since these keyboards.

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