Surface Pro 3: Balancing Power, Price ... And Heat? Commented on: 12 weeks ago (August 4, 2014)

All ultra-low voltage (ULV) parts used in the Surface 3 have the same graphics hardware, but you're right that the i7s could theoretically throttle earlier / more severely if their CPU cores are...

What I Use (Home Swap): Home Internet Access Commented on: 12 weeks ago (August 4, 2014)

There's something to be said for the concept of 'good enough'.

We currently have 32/2 at home, for 30 Euros a month (incl. phone stuff). We could get 100/6 and 50/10 for 10 or 12 Euros...

What Satya Said: Notes from Microsoft's Q4 2014 Earnings Conference Call Commented on: 14 weeks ago (July 23, 2014)

Wow, thanks for the effort of picking the likely meaning out of that mess of convoluted messaging!

I'm interested to see how long their hardware efforts can withstand the mandate to run "...

Nokia X'd: Microsoft Goes All In on Windows Phone Commented on: 15 weeks ago (July 17, 2014)

Windows Phone worked so well that the one major manufacturer was constantly losing money and basically forced Microsoft to buy them out.

Now Microsoft has realised that its Mobility arm is...

WPC 2014: Microsoft's Chromebook Counterattack Commented on: 15 weeks ago (July 17, 2014)

"Why isn't it a good idea, to market low cost, touch screen RT devices."

They can't be made profitably.

"Market them as laptops ..."

There are no Windows RT laptops left (the...

What We Learned About Windows in the WPC 2014 Opening Keynote Commented on: 15 weeks ago (July 15, 2014)

I think you're confusing the big number Apple chose to highlight recently (number of IOS devices shipped since launch in 2007) with their current device / user / usage base.

Office for the...

With SDK Release, a Better Understanding of Windows IoT Commented on: 15 weeks ago (July 13, 2014)

Is Windows IoT x86-only for now, or is that simply a function of the limited SDK/dev-board combo?

State of the Personal Computing Market, Q2 2014 Commented on: 15 weeks ago (July 13, 2014)

"Using Gartner's numbers, device makers will sell 5 million Windows Phone handsets in 2014."

I think you're missing a "0" there, Paul.

Looking for Strategy as Microsoft Enters FY15 Commented on: 16 weeks ago (July 10, 2014)

I think they're just missing a "disappear". :p

Samsung Gear Live First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 16 weeks ago (July 10, 2014)

I think I'd probably like to not have to fumble for my phone when I'm out walking the dog, or park on the side of the road when I'm biking, just to see who's calling, who sent a message, read a...

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