Windows Weekly 375: Use Your Selfie Stick Commented on: 10 weeks ago (August 18, 2014)

I hope Leo has managed to unbrick his 1520! Or, at least, got it replaced with that red one he always wanted...

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1: First Impressions Commented on: 12 weeks ago (August 5, 2014)

My 3 day old 930 didn't wake me up at 5:30 AM this morning, in Australia. Concerned, I went to check the phone and discovered it was offering to install the update, which I promptly allowed it to...

Adobe Photoshop Express for Windows Phone 8/8.1 Commented on: 18 weeks ago (June 26, 2014)

Just installed it on my 920 with no problems

Windows Phone 8.1 Tip: Master Social Networking Integration Commented on: 28 weeks ago (April 18, 2014)

From what I understand, I'm liking this new approach. Could they extend it to the messaging app, turning it into a messaging hub that aggregates SMS, MMS, Facebook... hey, even Whatsapp (I can...

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2014) First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 32 weeks ago (March 18, 2014)

I'm right with you on the keyboard. I insist on standard layouts with regular functions keys and, sorry to admit, a caps lock key. Apart from that huge problem (for me) this looks like a great...

Mozilla Kills Modern Version of Firefox Commented on: 32 weeks ago (March 15, 2014)

Maybe it's not "Metro", maybe it's Firefox. I'm a glass half full kinda guy. I've struggled with that dog on other people's PCs, but I've never installed it on any of my own.

Windows 8.1 Update 1: Modern App Taskbar Previews Commented on: 33 weeks ago (March 8, 2014)

Can we abandon all this confusing nonsense with "Modern", "Metro" and "Windows Store" and just settle on "Touch(TM)"?

"Windows RT" = "Windows Touch"
"Metro Apps" = "Touch...

Surface Type Cover 2 Review Commented on: 1 year ago (October 28, 2013)

Got mine today and love it. I had the Original Type Cover but wrecked it while trying to clean it. This is a great evolution over the original: superficially subtle changes, but there's a lot of...

Why Microsoft Didn't Make a Bay Trail Surface Commented on: 1 year ago (October 21, 2013)

"Choosing Surface 2, or Windows RT, is a decision to compromise the past for the future. But doing otherwise is a decision that will compromise the future for the past."

Very succinctly put...

Microsoft Surface 2: First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 1 year ago (October 21, 2013)

I wish we had a trade-in arrangement in Australia, like you guys get at Best Buy. I'd do it in a blink. Great to hear you sing praises for an ARM based surface.

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