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How Will Major Industry Shifts Impact Windows Phone? Commented on: 42 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...

In New Attack on Windows, Chromebook Heads to Intel "Haswell" Commented on: 1 year ago (September 11, 2013)

Paul...

So doesn't surprise me at all that the various OEMs are preparing Haswell based devices that run ChromeOS.

Haswell is the biggest catalyst to new PC sales as the original...

Microsoft is Copying the Wrong Company Commented on: 1 year ago (September 5, 2013)

Paul..

I don't think MS should have tried to copy anyone, instead lead from the position they once had. But the very nature of their organization and leadership didn't really allow that...

RTM: What's In a Name? Commented on: 1 year ago (August 28, 2013)

Paul

I really have to question MS's position with this "release strategy". Sure they stated they would be "done" by end of August, but obviously they aren't.

I don't see this...

Can Surface be Saved? Commented on: 1 year ago (August 12, 2013)

Paul

If I remember correctly didn't MS mention that Surface was to be a "reference" device and that they weren't trying to compete with the hardware ecosystem. If so why did they build so...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: Play Commented on: 1 year ago (July 5, 2013)

I agree with your comments on inconsistency with remote device support. I got my 8.1 preview "Play" to work with a Samsung TV and XBox 360 - but it's flakey at best..

For example -...

Microsoft Kills TechNet Subscriptions Commented on: 1 year ago (July 2, 2013)

Paul - Like you I recently renewed and the announcement this week was a big disappointment. I've been a TechNet subscriber for years - remember when they used to ship boxes of CDs ?

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