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Xbox vs. PlayStation: A Tale of Two Controllers Commented on: 48 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: 1 year 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: 1 year 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: 1 year 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: 1 year ago (October 6, 2013)

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

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There are Now Over 110 Million Windows 8 Users Commented on: 1 year ago (September 2, 2013)

If Windows 8 reaches 150 million users by the time it is a year old, and 318 million PCs are sold in that year, that means Windows 8 is only used on 47% of all new PCs.
What is happening to...

Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 1 year ago (August 30, 2013)

Can either half of the split spacebar be reassigned?

There was another Microsoft keyboard that could reassign the left half of its spacebar into a backspace key. I don't use the backspace...

Windows 8.1 + ModernMix Commented on: 1 year ago (August 18, 2013)

During the Developer and Consumer previews, users requested the ability for metro apps to run in desktop windows. Microsoft responded by saying that it was not technically possible to do that. Was...

Windows 8.1 is a 21st Century Windows 3.1 Commented on: 1 year ago (July 10, 2013)

Vista was slow, had annoying UAC windows popping up all the time, and was incompatible with a lot of software and hardware. But these things were just a side-effect of the good features in Vista....

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: Use Desktop Wallpaper on the Start Screen Commented on: 1 year ago (June 26, 2013)

This will help stop the feeling of being "thrown out" of the desktop when going to the start screen.
I don't understand why this was not in Windows 8 from the beginning.
I think that...

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