Surface Power Cover Preview Commented on: 37 weeks ago (March 11, 2014)

"Microsoft says this is to save battery life, which is of course the point of this accessory."

But... is backlighting that big of a power drain? And if someone didn't like it, couldn't they...

Only Windows Gets Mobile Multitasking Right Commented on: 37 weeks ago (March 6, 2014)

Absolutely agree. On my Surface Pro 2 (which I disabled all scaling on), I will sometimes fit a snapped column for the Mercury Chat GChat client, Adobe Reader Touch for reading documents, and then...

Bing Rewards Members: Get 100 GB of Free OneDrive Storage for One Year Commented on: 38 weeks ago (February 26, 2014)

I have more free OneDrive storage at this point than I know what to do with:

25 GB free + 20 GB Office 365 + 200 GB Surface (2 years) + 20 GB Enthusiast (1 year) + 3 GB Camera Roll Bonus

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Preview: Hands-on with Build 16610 Commented on: 41 weeks ago (February 7, 2014)

How does using the taskbar in Metro interfere/interact with the bottom App Bar?

Windows 8.1 Update 1: Disk Space Commented on: 42 weeks ago (February 4, 2014)

Those might actually be the built-in folders, not the libraries.

Windows 8.1 Update 1 (Very Early) Preview Commented on: 45 weeks ago (January 9, 2014)

If MS really wanted to track you secretly from Windows, their OS that they have complete control over, why would they need you to log in to anything?

Microsoft Gifts 20 GB of SkyDrive Storage to Windows Phone Users Commented on: 48 weeks ago (December 23, 2013)

It's much more likely to be the latter. There's no way they could do the former, because you don't get discrete bins, just a lump of space. Most likely you'll just get an "out of space, remove...

Microsoft Pulls Surface Pro 2 Firmware Update Commented on: 48 weeks ago (December 18, 2013)

Is that why my Surface Pro 2's battery indicator recently went completely wonky? It's at 7%, but never increases even though it is clearly fully charged.

Final Nail in the Zune Coffin: Xbox Video Content Disappearing in February Commented on: 1 year ago (November 11, 2013)

I had Zune installed on my W8 computer for a while, so I don't *think* its a compatibility issue. I finally uninstalled it though, so I can't verify now.

Surface Pro 2 Review Commented on: 1 year ago (October 29, 2013)

You weren't lucky, people are just worried it will fall off there

Protip: The pen also readily attaches along the keyboard edge when the keyboard is disconnected.

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