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Microsoft Band: One Week Later Commented on: 2 years ago (November 6, 2014)

A chest strap will measure heart rate by detecting the electrical activity associated with your heart contracting (essentially a basic variant of the gold standard - EKG).

My understanding...

Microsoft Partners with Dropbox on Office Across Devices Commented on: 2 years ago (November 4, 2014)

As an Office user who feels there are certain advantages of Dropbox over OneDrive, I'm very happy about this.

I wonder if we will see some kind of price incentive for Office 365 users to...

OneDrive Data Dump, Part 2: Photos Commented on: 2 years ago (November 2, 2014)

I do hope this gets fixed, and a tag search/filter gets added.

That OneDrive ostensibly has private tag support is one of the reasons I favoured it over Google Photos (which only has public...

Microsoft Band Second Impressions Commented on: 2 years ago (November 1, 2014)

"Anyway. I'm not really sure how to handle this thing from a coverage perspective."

Maybe collaborating with a health/fitness specialist would make sense.

Tech Plurality: Roku + Google Play Commented on: 2 years ago (November 1, 2014)

This may be most useful to those of us outside the US.

I think is probably the case that most of us outside the US have had to suffer pretty poor movie rental options on Roku (its the...

An Offer You Can't Refuse? All Office 365 Subscribers Will Get Unlimited OneDrive Storage Commented on: 2 years ago (October 27, 2014)

The problem with OneDrive is that it still lacks certain features when compared to Dropbox (and to a lesser extent, Google Drive).

Today's news is not going to get me to switch away from...

Spotify Family Highlights a Lingering Issue with Xbox Music Commented on: 3 years ago (October 20, 2014)

Re why spotify is so popular.

Spotify were the first to do a streaming service well. This generated momentum, and that's important.

The social and music discovery aspects are also...

Apple iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 Preview Commented on: 3 years ago (October 16, 2014)


Nothing there to convince me to upgrade the iPad 2 I bought in 2011. What would have gotten me to upgrade is guest/multiuser support or a digitiser pen.

Google Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Nexus Player Preview Commented on: 3 years ago (October 15, 2014)

The thing that excites me most here for is the nexus player. I feel every current tv-connected device is limited in some critical way:

Xbox - too expensive
Apple TV - lacks an open...

Here are the Top User Requests for Windows 10 Commented on: 3 years ago (October 8, 2014)

Related to 3: I have nothing against connected accounts. I like them in fact. But what's always irritated me is that I have to use my Microsoft account personal email address and password to login...

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