Microsoft Sets September 23 for Surface 2 Launch Commented on: 1 year ago (September 10, 2013) is offering $400-500 at the moment for the Surface Pro. If you time it right, you could lock in a price for 30 days.

Windows 8.1 Tip: Move the Location of the SkyDrive Folder Commented on: 1 year ago (September 10, 2013)

In Windows 8.1, the SkyDrive folder will by default be links out to the SkyDrive service. You can then select particular files and folders to always be available offline.

Surface Pro 2 Details Emerge Commented on: 1 year ago (September 4, 2013)

I probably don't do quite as heavy work as you do, but I have a Pro and do use Photoshop and Illustrator, have many tabs in the browser, sometimes use an external monitor, and Visual Studio. It's...

SuperSite Flashback: Neptune Commented on: 1 year ago (August 6, 2013)

Not the same fonts--that would be Tahoma, whereas Win 7/8 uses the (IMO) nicer-looking Segoe UI font.

Other than that, this was my first thought as well--highly typography-centric...

Windows Phone 8 GDR2 Commented on: 1 year ago (July 12, 2013)

Because the data measurements are kept at the mobile operator's end, I imagine that it would need to communicate with the operator's systems to enable the ability to set limits.

Microsoft Reorg Explained Commented on: 1 year ago (July 11, 2013)

According to Ars, the chief of Research is moving into the OS division....

Internet Explorer 9 UI Revealed Commented on: 4 years ago (August 25, 2010) @USArcher: I like the cut-off back button. It fits the design aesthetic of the Zune and Windows Phone 7, and is a fresh take on the look.
Today Only: Free ZoneAlarm Firewall Pro Commented on: 5 years ago (October 13, 2009) I wouldn't get it, even free. Steve Gibson stopped recommending it a long time ago after it got as bloated as the other security suites.
Students to get Windows 7 for £30 in the UK ($30 in the US too!) Commented on: 5 years ago (September 17, 2009) I don't see an option on that site ( for Professional, just Home Premium--and they make you chose 32- or 64-bit up front. Am I missing something? I'd really like professional.
AppleInsider jumps the shark, declares Zune HD 'failed' Commented on: 5 years ago (September 16, 2009) Can I just clear up this "It's not really HD ZOMG!!!" FUD? A 32" 1080p HDTV has 68 pixels per inch of screen and is meant to be viewed from about 6-8 feet away. At 720p (minimum HD), this would be...

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