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Windows 8.1 Update 1: Disk Space Commented on: 24 weeks ago (February 4, 2014)

Yes, especially those using a smaller SSD or on a Surface. Being able to have Store apps live on the microSD card would help a lot. My Android phone has supported this for years already.

On...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Preview: More Good News for PC Users Commented on: 25 weeks ago (January 26, 2014)

Once again, I find myself asking what value there is to pinning Metro apps to the task bar. Can anyone name a single Metro app so compelling or useful as to be better than the existing desktop...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Preview: Now with More Integration Commented on: 25 weeks ago (January 23, 2014)

The close button doesn't matter much for mouse users. closing Metro apps with the mouse isn't a problem. Track pad users will see a large benefit. Metro is really awful on laptops without...

What the Tech 196: CES 2014 Commented on: 27 weeks ago (January 13, 2014)

The box that 'rarely freezes' is a paid upgrade?

What the Tech 191: LG G2 Review and Amazon Drones Commented on: 32 weeks ago (December 8, 2013)

Speaking of overly bright LEDs on AV or computer gear, I found a product just for this problem. These are stickers that go over LEDs, with both opaque and semi-opaque versions.

Between the...

Xbox One: Game Downloads Commented on: 34 weeks ago (November 25, 2013)

It's probably going to be sometime well into next year before developers alter their process to properly support staged downloads. In the past they had to consider things like where on the disc to...

Xbox One First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 34 weeks ago (November 23, 2013)

The controllers are RF but not necessarily Bluetooth, as seen in the Xbox 360. Rechargeable batteries for the controllers are, also like the 360, an available option.

I cannot recall...

Nokia Lumia 2520 First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 34 weeks ago (November 21, 2013)

Serious fail if the don't have full SDXC support. There is just no excuse for a device shipping in late 2013 to not have it, especially a device running Windows.

And I think you've got a...

Sony PlayStation 4: First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 35 weeks ago (November 17, 2013)

One note about the cost of PSN+ vs Xbox Live. While it is true that the MSRP of PSN+ is lower than that for Xbox Live, it is quite easy to find substantial discounts on Xbox Live cards. I've...

Gamer Changers? Commented on: 35 weeks ago (November 16, 2013)

True but it is a flawed comparison. It is akin to comparing sales of dirt bikes to cars of all sorts rather than just cars limited to off-road that otherwise live on a trailer.

The...

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