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SmartGlass for Xbox One Preview Commented on: 50 weeks 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: 50 weeks 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...

Windows Weekly 320: BiggidyBong Binged it Commented on: 1 year ago (July 24, 2013)

Windows RT isn't going away for the simple reason Microsoft needs to have a general purpose OS on ARM. If you look back to the 90s, there was an expectation that Intel was going to hit a wall on...

Surface Tip: Get a USB Hub Commented on: 1 year ago (July 20, 2013)

Also, for a docking type of situation, Satechi makes an impressive 9/10 port USB 3.0 hub that allows the ports to be switched on and off in groups of three. I wrote 9/10 because the tenth port is...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: System Recovery Commented on: 1 year ago (July 18, 2013)

I cannot say I'm at all pleased by what Microsoft has chosen to do here. Once again it seems they're determined to anger users who don't want to change how they do everything to get a few...

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