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Microsoft Prepping Outlook 2013 for Windows RT Commented on: 1 year ago (January 26, 2013)

Paul, if Microsoft is serious about RT then a decent touch friendly Mail client is a must along with a host of other touch friendly re-writes that are almost impossible to navigate or use when...

Tech Resolutions to Consider for 2013 Commented on: 1 year ago (December 31, 2012)

For all its faults - the SurfaceRT - I firmly believe that the SurfaceRT (OS and Microsft related apps) will be hugely improved in the coming months. MSFT has too much riding on it. I dont think...

Fixing Windows 8, Part 5: Built-in Apps Commented on: 1 year ago (December 27, 2012)

Paul, with all the smart guys at Microsoft whom – whom we are told - "eat their own dogfood"! Why is it that Microsoft's own applications (Mail, Calendar, Photos etc.) in SurfaceRT are so in...

Fixing Windows 8, Part 3: Start Screen Commented on: 1 year ago (December 23, 2012)

Paul, a lot of what you suggest is common sense. As much as I like Windows 8/WindowsRT there are many things that have to be polished. Microsoft will ignore this at its own peril. They say a fish...

Fixing Windows 8, Part 1: App Bar Commented on: 1 year ago (December 22, 2012)

Paul, why can't each metro app, by default, show the app bar by with an extra option of "Show toolbar/Hide toolbar". After the user has become use to the application he can choose to "Hide toolbar...

AdDuplex: Surface Still Rules Nascent Windows 8 Devices Market Commented on: 1 year ago (December 10, 2012)

I bought a SurfaceRT when they came out and have been using it regularly. In fact it sits beside my desktop system which is running Windows 8. I don’t know what the feeling is with other SurfaceRT...

Windows 8 Tip: Use Windows 7 System Image Backup Commented on: 1 year ago (December 8, 2012)

I used the image backup capability to swap the existing Hard Disk drive on an Optiplex (which I upgraded online from XP to WIndows 8 Pro) to a SSD.

Sweet! The advantage of Windows 8 ( and I...

Windows 8 Architecture Wars, Part 1: Clover Trail vs. ARM Commented on: 1 year ago (November 18, 2012)

Paul, after using the SurfaceRT for a couple of weeks, it is apparent that this device is clearly here to compete with the iPad and Android tablets. It requires minimal PC knowledge for someone...

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