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Is Microsoft taking the Windows 10 Start Screen in the wrong direction? Commented on: 37 weeks ago (January 26, 2015)

Folders are still desperately needed on the Start menu in any mode. This lack is especially annoying as it has been a standard feature in iOS and Android since before Win8 launched.

Surface RT and Surface 2 to Get Limited Windows 10 Support Commented on: 37 weeks ago (January 23, 2015)

You're being ad trolled. Note that the full URL was given, along with the implication that the 'service' was needed and effective.

One List for All the New Windows 10 Announcements Commented on: 37 weeks ago (January 23, 2015)

The growth of streaming services means they simply don't care anymore. Most cable/satellite systems have their own DVR offering and most allow cable card devices like TiVo and HomeRun. Combined...

Windows 10 Build 9926 Rolling Out Now to Fast and Slow Rings at Once, ISO Ready, Too Commented on: 37 weeks ago (January 23, 2015)

Does the Insider Hub actually do anything yet? I don't know if my Insider registration is not processing or it just has nothing to say yet.

What the Tech 243: 4K Readiness Commented on: 38 weeks ago (January 14, 2015)

The recent CES made it clear that 2015 will offer plenty of 4K support for those eager to buy in. Both Dish and Direct TV have 4K products rolling out this year. The Blu-ray Association is going...

Microsoft's Next Big Mistake: Increasing the Price of the Xbox One Commented on: 40 weeks ago (December 30, 2014)

Expect a press release on February 1st declaring the $350 price to be so popular that it is the new normal.

I'm hard put to recall a previous simi promotion that didn't become permanent....

Google v. Amazon is All About Side-Loading Commented on: 43 weeks ago (December 13, 2014)

Nintendo was locking down its platforms against unlicensed third parties decades before Apple took the business model from console games to everything. This is the business model that revived the...

Windows Technical Preview Users Should be Able to Upgrade to RTM Version of Windows 10 Commented on: 44 weeks ago (December 8, 2014)

I agree. Far better to do some well defined and understood work than to borrow problems that would likely take far more time and effort to resolve. The portable Windows account, browser accounts,...

NOOK – Microsoft Commented on: 44 weeks ago (December 4, 2014)

My great hope was that Word would be extended to be a full function ebook creation tool. It wouldn't take all that much to have it speak EPUB as a native format. Atlantis Word Processor does this...

It's Official: Microsoft Buys Acompli Commented on: 45 weeks ago (December 2, 2014)

That is dismaying. Such a bizarre design choice requires a detailed rationale. I agree that any email client that behaved like that would soon be uninstalled from my device.

OTOH, I hope MS...

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