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Fall 2013 Windows Tablet Preview Commented on: 1 year ago (September 12, 2013)

Interesting array of devices.

Paul, do you know of any technical reason why the 8" devices appear to be using 768/800 displays rather than the high resolution option chosen by the latest...

Surface 2 Details Emerge Commented on: 1 year ago (September 9, 2013)

Last year, the Surface RT was price-matched against iPad 4 with a slower processor, dramatically inferior camera, a low resolution screen, an uncompetitive app store and the need to spend an extra...

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

The key characteristic of Windows is the fact we have a lot of options for hardware with updates available to all Windows devices through Windows update. Apart from the crapware some companies...

Chrome is Going Native Commented on: 1 year ago (September 6, 2013)

Meanwhile at Microsoft

No support for WinRT desktop apps yet.
No WinRT on Windows 7.

Report: Windows Phone Usage Surges in Europe, Mexico Commented on: 1 year ago (September 2, 2013)

Bought my mother (UK) a 520 unlocked £80 incl. tax (~US$120). Not a huge phone user, with 1Gb data/month limit only spending about £5/month PAYG so bottom line about £8($12)/month all costs spread...

Thinking About Surface 2 Commented on: 1 year ago (September 2, 2013)

Looks like we have similar requirements dfey.

Like to emphasise your point on a usable rear facing camera. Not simply for facebook snaps etc. Lots of applications on a tablet: scanning, ocr...

Can Surface be Saved? Commented on: 1 year ago (August 13, 2013)

Few more nuts and bolts for Surface 2 RT.

1. Fit a modern rear facing camera (the low res 2012 version was virtually useless compared with iPad).
2. Bump display to >= 1080p (768...

Lumia 1020: Exposure Bracketing Commented on: 1 year ago (July 29, 2013)

With 2Gb memory, there is no obvious reason to wait for a save operation to complete before taking the next shot in the 3 or 5 shot sequence, normally this would be expected to complete in a...

Windows 8.1 Preview Screenshots Commented on: 1 year ago (June 27, 2013)

Paul, does 8.1 have a Settings option to show more tiles on the Surface Pro, e.g. 4 rows of tiles rather than the 3 in your screenshots?

How Microsoft Can Fix Xbox One Commented on: 1 year ago (June 14, 2013)

The UK figure includes sales tax (an eye watering 20%) so not as bad as sounds, only a 10% premium over US price. However, with UK accounting for over 10% of total xbox 360 sales to date, its a...

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