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Office 365 to Go: The Windows 8/RT Experience Commented on: 1 year ago (April 29, 2013)

During the early evolution of Windows, possibly the most important factor was making sure Windows and its APIs enabled sophisticated applications like Microsoft Word and Excel to be used from the...

Surface Coming to More Countries Over Next Several Weeks Commented on: 1 year ago (April 23, 2013)

Before the end of May, we'll also have detailed Haswell benchmarks. Great timing. Neat device the Surface Pro, personally like the format, I'd have almost certainly bought one around Windows 8...

Maybe They Should Just Call It Windows 7.8 Commented on: 1 year ago (April 19, 2013)

I agree there's a lack of vision, or if there is one its well hidden away amplified by an inability or unwillingness to articulate that vision outside Microsoft, indeed within much of the company...

Nokia Was Right to Bet on Windows Phone Commented on: 1 year ago (April 18, 2013)

Here in the UK I'm paying equivalent of $25/month (including taxes) for more data and calls allowance than I need, the only negative is no LTE yet. Contracts that pay off the handset over a 2 year...

Windows Phone 8: State of the Handset Hardware Commented on: 1 year ago (April 15, 2013)

The Zune was never a contender in large part because no US-only product stands much chance against worldwide consumer products such as iPod. Much like Surface Pro will not be tested against iPad...

Roku: 5 Million Devices, and What This Says About the Living Room Commented on: 1 year ago (April 11, 2013)

A great opportunity for Microsoft, the timing for a new version of Xbox being due has worked out perfectly relative to Windows 8 release.

Exciting from an external developer perspective if...

A Theory about the Office on iPad Schedule Commented on: 1 year ago (April 11, 2013)

Given that interest in 7"/8" tablets is much higher than 10" for everyday non-demanding applications, it would also make sense for Microsoft to wait until there are smaller Windows tablets on the...

What Microsoft Could Learn from the Google Play Update Commented on: 1 year ago (April 9, 2013)

You forgot to mention what a waste of space the store UI is on desktop. Front page, the double-width double-height large tiles are physically larger on my 24" (1200p) monitor than my full Nexus 7...

What I’ve Learned from Dual-Booting "Blue" Commented on: 1 year ago (April 2, 2013)

As you point out, fragmenting Windows 8 by making Blue an optional/chargeable upgrade makes zero sense unless the goal were to generate extreme developer hostility. I'm not clear why this has even...

Windows Blue Leaks! Commented on: 1 year ago (March 25, 2013)

Paul, any rumours yet as to whether we can expect to be able to create WinRT-based desktop apps available through the Windows store with Blue?

I find it amusing to read these comments about...

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