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Xbox Music for Windows Phone 8.1 Gets Another Update Commented on: 28 weeks ago (May 11, 2014)

While it's nice to see MS continually "making improvements" to this app, basically it's still crap - especially dealing with personal content. Missing meta-data, album art, etc. Even their own...

Nokia Lumia 630 and 635 Preview Commented on: 33 weeks ago (April 3, 2014)

Looks like it's an incremental update to the 521, adding quad Core processor and LTE support. Yes the screen is bigger but the pixel density is actually less at 221 for the 635 vs 235 for the 521...

Mozilla Kills Modern Version of Firefox Commented on: 36 weeks ago (March 16, 2014)

I agree Paul this is not good and to me is indicative of two big challenges MS is experiencing.

First is the lack of interest on the part of users and developers in the Modern UI and...

Microsoft Announces 9 New Windows Phone Hardware Partners, New OS Features Commented on: 38 weeks ago (February 24, 2014)

Okay - so MS made some new announcements for OEM partners for WP that could increase their potential exposure in China, India, etc. I agree the only Lenovo and maybe LG would produce models for...

Microsoft Ships New and Improved Versions of Bing Apps for Windows Phone 8 Commented on: 39 weeks ago (February 19, 2014)

The good - nice to see MS keeping their one experience promise by including these apps and the updates do show improved load times and performance.

The bad - Can take up a lot of real...

Rethinking the Home Server Commented on: 42 weeks ago (February 2, 2014)

Paul...

I 86'd my WHS server a long time ago. With modern HD capabilities and prices as low as they are, I just use Windows 8.1 as a my home server with OS on a SSD and a single large 4TB...

How Will Major Industry Shifts Impact Windows Phone? Commented on: 45 weeks ago (January 10, 2014)

MS has 3 big challenges going forward with WP.

First is brand - MS leveraged the Nokia brand and carrier relationships to build the market it has. The challenge now will be do they...

Post-PC: HP Declares War on Microsoft Commented on: 1 year ago (October 10, 2013)

So I don't know if I'd call it war. I'd call it survival. HP recognizes what I call Logo presence. And in many places that is being challenged by the likes of Apple, Asus, Samsung, etc....

Windows Phone 8.1 Rumors Emerge Commented on: 1 year ago (October 9, 2013)

So with the change in specification for 8.1, is MS once again turning it's back on existing customers - saying oh if you want all the new features of 8.1 - you'll have to buy a new phone ?

Is Free iWork for iOS a Threat to Office? Commented on: 1 year ago (September 12, 2013)

Paul...

Your exactly right - in it's own right iWork is not an Office killer in terms of capability, but it is in terms of closing out a market that MS has been trying to position.

I...

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