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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...

Xbox One Privacy Concerns Debunked Commented on: 1 year ago (June 8, 2013)

Trivor, you see no use for it now, but thats before even seeing or trying games and apps that use K2. Your family members may think differently to you//play different games etc. The new Kinect...

In Blue: Portrait Mode Commented on: 1 year ago (June 7, 2013)

I'd be surprised if many people agreed with you on 4:3 at 7/8", as with 16:9 its that bit too skewed for a handheld, both poor choices . Have you tried 16:10?

With Bay Trail, we also get...

Windows 8.1 Preview … Visually Commented on: 1 year ago (June 6, 2013)

One of my pet peeves with the start screen is insufficient rows of tiles on devices whose screen can happily support more.

On my 1200p system 6 rows by default but I have the Settings...

In New Ad, Microsoft Finally Takes on the iPad Commented on: 1 year ago (May 23, 2013)

Still waiting to see an ad. showing the Mac user fumbling with iPad+MBA combination as s/he removes from briefcase to read email and check work in Starbucks while the Surface user uses one device...

Xbox One Photos Commented on: 1 year ago (May 22, 2013)

Looking at the Kinect 2 photo, looks like the new depth and colour sensors have been integrated into one camera unit. If so its a major improvement over the original design with the IR projector...

Surface RT PR, Round Two: The Tablet that Runs Office Commented on: 1 year ago (May 20, 2013)

At this stage of the first generation Surface sales life, seems rather late to invest a lot in advertising. This 'One Device' messaging, along with the 'touch cover for free' deal would have been...

Surface Pro Comes to Europe Commented on: 1 year ago (May 16, 2013)

The UK price for Surface Pro is £898 (128GB £799 plus touch cover £99). For comparison MBA 11" 128GB is £929. Both prices include VAT tax at 20% (taxes are usually quoted in UK pricing, not in USA...

New Coke? Commented on: 1 year ago (May 12, 2013)

Extraneous? Oddly enough the potential for multiple Windows 'desktops' was introduced way back in NT 3.1 but long unused. My personal view is the hybrid Metro (for split screen, portable over a...

Julie Larson-Green Talks about “Blue” and the Future of Windows Commented on: 1 year ago (May 9, 2013)

“I use Surface RT as my main computing device." Now that is worrying. Talk about self-inflicted disconnect from the Windows user base. I hope she isn't part of the technical decision making...

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