Assessing the Chromebook Threat Commented on: 24 weeks ago (October 30, 2013)

I think ChrisK is on to something. I also see Chrome OS as a precursor to Google releasing a full desktop/laptop OS in a couple years. And if Microsoft is still puttering around with Metro when...

Now Xbox One Will Work Without Kinect Commented on: 36 weeks ago (August 13, 2013)

Why can't Microsoft be this responsive to its consumers, when it comes to Windows 8. I know at least 6 people who want to buy a new PC, but who have decided to postpone buying a PC because they...

Windows Blue Leaks! Commented on: 1 year ago (March 31, 2013)

paebin2s is not a troll! The Start Screen and Metro are slowly strangling Microsoft. Why would the average user want to use an OS that looks like it was designed for a kindergartener? Microsoft...

Tami Reller Talks Windows 8 Sales Commented on: 1 year ago (January 10, 2013)

If Microsoft had simply let consumers and businesses toggle off the Start Screen and bring back the Start Menu, Windows 8's sales figures wouldn't have been disappointing. For only $40 I would...

Fixing Windows 8, Part 6: Offer Desktop Apps in Windows Store ... For Both Windows 8 and RT Commented on: 1 year ago (January 8, 2013)

You can personalize the Windows 8 desktop to have a frosted glass look, which is similar to Aero. It's nice. Windows 8 has some great new features such as improved security, faster performance,...

Here Comes the Next Office Commented on: 1 year ago (January 4, 2013)

I tried to use Office 2013, but after using it I had to downgrade to Office 2010. Metro is strangling Windows and now it is set to strangle Office. Office 2013 is too sterile and minimalistic. For...

Jensen Harris Tells the Story of the Design of Windows 8 Commented on: 1 year ago (November 21, 2012)

"Harris says, noting that Microsoft could have chosen to simply continue evolving Windows." That is exactly what Microsoft should have done. The Metro design language is NOT the future. As other...

When Shopping Tablets, Buy Into Ecosystems, Not Into Devices Commented on: 1 year ago (November 19, 2012)

Why do you always snub Barnes and Noble? The Nook color tablet line was released more than a year before the Kindle Fire. The GlowLight was out 6 months before the PaperWhite. The Nook HD has a...

Windows 8 Sales Well Below Projections, Plenty of Blame to Go Around Commented on: 1 year ago (November 18, 2012)

I think you are ignoring the aesthetics of the Metro design language itself. The people I have talked to about it don't think Metro is attractive. A design language with minimalistic icons with...

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