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Tools of the Trade: USB 3.0 to SATA Adapter Commented on: 1 year ago (July 24, 2014)

It's been quite a while since anyone brought me a system with an PATA drive for recovery or migration, so my elderly USB 2.0 adapter should cover that area. I definitely want a USB 3.0 adapter for...

TechEd is Dead, Long Live TechEd Commented on: 1 year ago (July 22, 2014)

I miss WinHEC.

Amazon Kindle Unlimited Commented on: 1 year ago (July 19, 2014)

One issue from an independent author's perspective: To have your book on Kindle Unlimited you have to publish it exclusively through Kindle Digital Publishing for the ebook version. No Nook, no...

Start Menu Will Replace Start Screen in Threshold Commented on: 1 year ago (July 3, 2014)

No, the Start menu first appeared in Windows 95. Before that you dealt with Program Manager, which the Windows 8 Start screen struck many long time users as a zippier version of the same thing....

Games with Gold: July 2014 Commented on: 1 year ago (July 3, 2014)

Did you see 'The Dark Knight?' The premise of the game is drawn directly from the early part of the movie.

Microsoft Details Sleep Study Tool for Windows Commented on: 1 year ago (June 28, 2014)

When I first read the headline I thought it odd that Microsoft was getting into so vertical a market as the treatment of sleep apnea.

Explaining the Performance Improvements in the June Xbox One XDK Update Commented on: 1 year ago (June 18, 2014)

I tried to explain this but there was a period of several days when comments appeared to be broken. A lot of articles went for days without a single comment, which seemed pretty odd unless Paul...

Coming to Xbox One in July: Achievement Snap Mode, More Commented on: 1 year ago (June 16, 2014)

What I'd really like to see is a VLC app for the Xbox One. Having a console that plays EVERYTHING in terms of video would be a big incentive for me. Right now I have an HTPC alongside my consoles...

Surface Pro 3: Power Connection Commented on: 1 year ago (May 24, 2014)

Nitpick alert: receptical should be receptacle.

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Tip: Manage Disk Space Commented on: 1 year ago (April 11, 2014)

This is badly needed for two reasons. First, touch users, especially on tablets, don't want to use the desktop Control Panel array. It is designed for mouse and keyboard, which makes it difficult...

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