Intel Gets Serious About Chromebook Commented on: 12 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: 13 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: 23 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: 27 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: 28 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: 36 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: 38 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: 40 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...

Windows 8.1 Upgrade: Step-By-Step Commented on: 40 weeks ago (October 20, 2013)

So why is it suddenly mandatory to use a Microsoft ID to install an upgrade? Does anyone else think that maybe Microsoft is Scroogling us?

Fall 2013 Windows Tablet Preview Commented on: 45 weeks ago (September 12, 2013)

Do any of these tablets have two USB ports?

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