Windows RT and Surface 2: What Will It Take? Commented on: 1 year ago (September 26, 2013)

I'm pretty sure that ARM also isn't just a single thing... it'd have to be recompiled for every permutation of an ARM processor used in a Windows tablet.

In Praise of the Nokia Lumia 520 Commented on: 1 year ago (September 18, 2013)

Audible has an app for Windows Phone, but I don't think there's any way to import anything into it.

Bing Reborn Commented on: 1 year ago (September 17, 2013)

The new Bing actually feels a lot faster than the old one. Branding aside, it's a welcome change in the browser.

Transitions Commented on: 1 year ago (September 11, 2013)

michaeljones:

I don't think that is correct. .The NET framework is the managed code layer that calls the Windows APIs. WinRT is the replacement for Win32. I believe what the API...

Microsoft Sets September 23 for Surface 2 Launch Commented on: 1 year ago (September 10, 2013)

Gazelle.com 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....

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