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Windows 10 Tip: Disable Desktop Animations Commented on: 6 days ago (October 25, 2014)

How about a concept where animations are part of a theme, along with backgrounds, screensavers, sound sets, and third parties, like Stardock could make an animation pack you could select. I recall...

Microsoft Details Windows 10 Security Enhancements Commented on: 6 days ago (October 25, 2014)

It is sort of unfortunate that Windows RT provided a lot of the same silly-user security you get with iPad and Chromebook, but it's failing was that it didn't allow you to be insecure. Dammit, I...

Microsoft Launches Music Deals App for Windows, Windows Phone Commented on: 1 week ago (October 22, 2014)

Really impressed so far. Tried to buy an album. First thing that points out the silliness of two apps is that it grows up an 'are you sure you want to switch apps' dialog when you go from deals to...

Microsoft Delivers First Update to the Windows Technical Preview Commented on: 1 week ago (October 22, 2014)

"This build is focused ONLY on enabling basic notifications – quick actions and cleaner UI will come later," Aul says.

How Microsoft is Taking Office Cross-Platform Commented on: 1 week ago (October 20, 2014)

"We now require that our services run on every platform, and at the same time. Not Windows first, "
"Office Touch—will come to Android as soon as this fall, and to Windows in early 2015."...

Apple iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 Preview Commented on: 2 weeks ago (October 17, 2014)

Does seem like everyone is pretty proud of their on-board storage. I'm a bit more peeved by the $130 for LTE...really? You'd think Apple could throw that in for free and negotiate a kickback from...

Microsoft Screen Sharing for Lumia Phones First Impressions Commented on: 2 weeks ago (October 15, 2014)

Not sure there is much they can do. It would require Miracast receive capability in the PC. While I expect that is not technically impossible, not sure how big the need is. I don't see myself...

Nokia Lumia 830 First Impressions Commented on: 2 weeks ago (October 14, 2014)

On Nokia's page for this device, down at the accesories,...

Over 1 Million People Have Downloaded the Windows Technical Preview Commented on: 2 weeks ago (October 13, 2014)

"App launches are up." Well, yea. The majority of the apps in the Start Menu that do anything are 'Universal mobile apps.' If you just load a clean install and start playing, that's what you have...

Microsoft Releases a Beta Keyboard App for Android Wear Commented on: 2 weeks ago (October 13, 2014)

Late to the party? Heck, they came early and left the party before it even got going. SPOT ;) Don't know how many times we told them to put BT in it and source it from Windows Mobile, when those...

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