Here are the Top User Requests for Windows 10 Commented on: 1 week ago (October 8, 2014)

Regarding connected accounts, if this is aimed at the enterprise, well, we all use domain accounts, which are not Microsoft IDs. We do not want our users connecting to their personal accounts, if...

A First Look at the Windows Technical Preview Commented on: 4 weeks ago (September 18, 2014)

Can one assume that OneDrive working exactly as in Windows 8.1 means that one must be logged in with a Microsoft Account to get the Explorer Shell to work? As opposed to how it works in Windows 7...

Intel Gets Serious About Chromebook Commented on: 23 weeks ago (May 7, 2014)

For many (real) people, a Chromebook is all the computer they need, because they do not need a computer, they need an internet appliance. If it is inexpensive and attractively made, it will sell...

Lenovo Yoga 2 First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 25 weeks ago (April 27, 2014)

You might want to add the Thinkpad Yoga to the list. It offers OneLink dock support, Wacom active digitizer, and TrackPoint (which beats a trackpad hands down). Screen is the 1920x1080. Microsoft...

Windows 8.1 + SkyDrive Commented on: 34 weeks ago (February 19, 2014)

Now, if they would only allow me to use SkyDrive/OneDrive with a local account, as I could at Windows 8, all would be forgiven.

Beats Music Preview Commented on: 39 weeks ago (January 19, 2014)

The family plan available through AT&T is something that Microsoft should copy immediately. I initially bought into the Zune, because the Music Pass allowed me to keep 2 teenage kids in music...

Paul Thurrott's Xbox Music 2.0 (Pre-Release 0.3) Commented on: 39 weeks ago (January 16, 2014)

One of the nicer features of the Zune software and Xbox Music on Windows 8 was the graphics presented during playback. It seems that this feature was lost in the upgrade to 8.1. Is there something...

Lumia 1520: Is That a Phablet in Your Pocket, Or ... Commented on: 47 weeks ago (November 20, 2013)

If you consider it a small tablet that makes phone calls, it might make more sense. I've never been a big proponent of Bluetooth headsets (Having lived in Manhattan in the days when people walking...

Windows 8.1 Book: Install 0.2 Commented on: 50 weeks ago (November 3, 2013)

With regards to upgrading and keeping your local account, one should note that Skydrive will not work without a Microsoft ID. This is a fairly serious downgrade of the upgrade, as the tighter...

Windows 8.1 Upgrade Guide: Electronic Upgrade Options Commented on: 52 weeks ago (October 20, 2013)

If you were using Local Accounts, at least your account is now a Microsoft Account and you need to use your Microsoft ID password. You can change it back, if you ignore the dire warnings. You may...

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