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Windows 10 Tip: Clean Up the Home View in File Explorer Commented on: 3 days ago (October 17, 2014)

you can still manually pin folders and drives to file explorer. they just don't populate based on most used.

Windows 10 Tip: Customize the Start Menu Commented on: 2 weeks ago (October 6, 2014)

another tip, by design the start menu color is related to the color of your taskbar / title bar. however, you can use an unrelated color (e.g. a solid black start menu and a grey taskbar) by...

Windows 10 Tip: Switch Between Open Apps and Desktops Commented on: 2 weeks ago (October 5, 2014)

The Tech Preview approach is ok for alt+tab, but when swiping from the left on a tablet, it's much more fluid to have the apps switch full screen. I wish it could stick around, but the Win10...

Report: Windows, PCs to Rebound in 2015 Commented on: 15 weeks ago (July 7, 2014)

a few years ago, they said Windows Phone would surpass the iPhone in 2015:...

Surface Pro 3: When Bad Things Happen to a Good Tablet Commented on: 19 weeks ago (June 3, 2014)

I've had Surface RT (Gen 1) refuse to power on multiple times. In fact, it happened today. I had to remove the touch cover before it powered on.

Surface RT Users: No Ethernet For You! Commented on: 1 year ago (July 5, 2013)

"But how the heck could Microsoft release a mainstream Windows operating system in 2012 and then update it in 2013 and not include Ethernet support in either??"

because in 2012 and 2013 it...

Microsoft Provides a “First Look” at Windows 8.1 Commented on: 1 year ago (May 30, 2013)

"They refuse to call it a Start button for some reason"

probably because it's not a button in the Metro environment. it's a tip. the desktop is deprecated. so, it makes sense that the Metro...

What if Xbox One is Another Windows 8? Commented on: 1 year ago (May 28, 2013)

really? you've consistently argued that Windows 8 is a stopgap OS designed to meld the benefits of a smartphone/tablet with the power of a PC. now, all of a sudden Windows 8 is something "...

Introducing Amazon Cloud Player for Windows Desktop Commented on: 1 year ago (May 13, 2013)

one of the biggest advantages OSX has over Windows is the willingness of developers to use the native UI controls to style their apps. if I had to guess, I'd say Windows' relatively drastic UI...

Windows 8.1 “Blue” Public Preview to Arrive in June Commented on: 1 year ago (May 8, 2013)

funny how one of the more anticipated Windows 8.1 features (a visible Start button) is essentially a roll back to what existed in the Win 8 Developer Preview.

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