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Windows 8.1 + SkyDrive = Smart Files Commented on: 50 weeks ago (October 2, 2013)

Very nice. Now, how do I turn it off? If I put a file on my device it is because I need to have the file on my device. Not a link to the file on a server somewhere. The actual file.

An IT...

Surface 2 Preview Commented on: 52 weeks ago (September 23, 2013)

The specs look very nice but I have my doubt about the competitiveness of the price.

Microsoft is not going to stop developing RT because they need to be ready for the unexpected. If ARM...

Windows 8.1 Review Commented on: 1 year ago (September 8, 2013)

The Metro Mail app remains a bad joke. I installed the free Live Mail 2012, imported all of the data from my Win7 desktop, and it works perfectly with all of my accounts.

SmartGlass for Xbox One Preview Commented on: 1 year ago (September 7, 2013)

One interesting aspect of this is the number of devices supported. I find myself wondering if Microsoft has plans to use the Xbox One as the core of some LBE (Location Based Entertainent) ventures...

Microsoft is Copying the Wrong Company Commented on: 1 year ago (September 6, 2013)

Another way Microsoft has seriously screwed up in trying to be Apple is their lack of response to feedback.

Steve Jobs got some attention for saying Apple didn't bother with consumer...

TWiT Live Specials 165: Steve Ballmer Leaving Microsoft Commented on: 1 year ago (August 24, 2013)

Sinofsky? NFW. That guy is the poster child for the core problems at Microsoft, most particularly the 'adopt our radical change or adopt the competition' mentality.

The two egregious...

What the Tech 177: Paul is Back Commented on: 1 year ago (August 21, 2013)

The Wii did very well in unit sales and sales of Nintendo franchises in the form of first and second party software. But it was a wasteland for third party sales, which is the most lucrative...

Microsoft Inks Major Windows 8/RT and Windows Phone 8 Game Deals Commented on: 1 year ago (August 20, 2013)

I worked at Cinemaware back in the day. There was a new Cinemaware in the original Xbox era that sought to revive some of the titles. None of the original principals were involved. It seems...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: Help + Tips Commented on: 1 year ago (August 17, 2013)

This gives some vestige of hope for Microsoft. My own hope is that most of what went wrong in the development of Windows 8 can be blamed on Sinofsky. Now, to be fair, he is also likely responsible...

Silly XP Retirement Party Should be a Wake Instead Commented on: 1 year ago (July 25, 2013)

Aside from the security issues, consider that a laptop that shipped with XP, even the finest laptop sold in the last year XP was shipped on new gear, is going to be showing its age in all sorts of...

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