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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: 2 years 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...

Apple iOS 7 Preview Commented on: 2 years ago (June 11, 2013)

There is such a fine line between "committed" and "locked in".

Coming in Blue: Boot to Desktop, Start Button, and More! Commented on: 2 years ago (May 29, 2013)

No, if you start typing Resolution you get a message saying "No Apps match your search".

You can't pin shortcuts to settings or files, only to folders or web addresses.

New Coke? Commented on: 2 years ago (May 15, 2013)

"Old people are the ones complaining about Windows 8."

I have been complaining about Windows 8 since the developer preview was released.
Sitting on the border of Gen X and Gen Y, I...

(Re)Start Me Up: The Great Windows 8 Debate Commented on: 2 years ago (May 10, 2013)

Anyone who uses Windows 8 for the first time IS upgrading from Windows 7 (or earlier versions). Regardless of if you buy a new computer with Win8 pre-installed or if you install Win8 over the top...

Windows 8: A Six-Month Report Card Commented on: 2 years ago (May 1, 2013)

"I'd genuinely love to know what you guys are doing that keeps throwing you back to the start screen all the time..."

How can I perform a search without going into the Start screen?


Blue’s Clues: New Search Experience Commented on: 2 years ago (April 2, 2013)

Does the new search pane open to the side of the desktop?
If so, can files be dragged from the search pane to a Desktop window?
This would be a step in the right direction for Desktop...

Microsoft Prepping Outlook 2013 for Windows RT Commented on: 2 years ago (January 25, 2013)

"Hopefully, it ends with Microsoft opening up Windows Store—which currently only offers Metro-style mobile apps for download—to desktop applications too."

Would Microsoft charge 30% on top...

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