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What I Use: March 2013 Commented on: 1 year ago (March 6, 2013)

I'm curious why you choose low resolution screens. We've a 6 year old 15" notebook at 900p like your Ultrabook and find the extra space 1080p on my usual notebook delivers is essential for my work...

Surface Pro, Coming Soon to a Country Near You Commented on: 1 year ago (February 28, 2013)

From the UK perspective, Surface Pro will have missed the boat for many of us. PCs are an international business and we expect product available at time of launch, not several months later. There...

Feeling Blue: Microsoft, You’re Releasing it Wrong Commented on: 1 year ago (February 25, 2013)

Surely the 6.2 kernel was pretty much finished apart from bug fixing etc. couple of years ago. If there are improvements to improve efficiency on new processor designs or enable higher levels of...

Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro Review Commented on: 1 year ago (February 5, 2013)

I noticed you only have 3 rows of tiles on the start screen of the 1080p pro. My 15.5" 1080p start screen has 5 rows of tiles and a correspondingly larger number of columns. Makes it much easier...

Second Guessing Microsoft’s Surface Strategy Commented on: 1 year ago (February 3, 2013)

Surface RT wasn't priced to sell, it was introduced as a comparatively expensive tablet/detachable so anyone curious about Windows on ARM and developers who want to support ARM for Windows Store...

Fact Check: Windows 8 Pricing Identical to That for Windows 7 Commented on: 1 year ago (January 21, 2013)

I agree as well. Windows 8 is different to earlier versions in two key areas. Firstly the Microsoft store. Secondly the multi-device play which enables Windows tablets and convertibles to...

Windows 8 Pricing Update Commented on: 1 year ago (January 19, 2013)

Windows upgrades in the consumer market has been a negligible business for 25 years so I've been curious what Microsoft would do with Windows 8.

Pricing for us early adoptors has been a...

Developers: Get Your Windows Phone App Featured in a TV Ad Commented on: 1 year ago (January 16, 2013)

Mass advertising and competitions may be fun but this current strategy hardly compares with the Google approach of making affordable devices like the Nexus 4 phone and the Nexus 7 tablet available...

Tablet PC Redux? Commented on: 1 year ago (January 14, 2013)

The Tablet PC was only ever a premium device aimed at market where cost was no object and held zero interest for 99% of developers, including myself despite my long standing interest in touch...

Samsung ATIV Smart PC + Keyboard Dock: Life with a Hybrid Windows 8 PC Commented on: 1 year ago (January 14, 2013)

An interesting, if academic, question as to why an NT based machine of c. 1993 could run Microsoft office in 32Mb (without paging to disk) and we are now discussing problems with a 2Gb limit....

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