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Surface Pro 3: Tablet? Commented on: 8 weeks ago (May 25, 2014)

Well, isn't everything a compromise?
I mean, sure, the iPad+MacBook is more flexible, but you have to carry more than twice the weight, and if you need to transfer stuff between them you...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Review Commented on: 16 weeks ago (April 2, 2014)

Actually, some Metro apps (yeah, I call them that too) do have context menus. Internet Explorer, for instance.

If you said "but it doesn't match the Metro style" then you'd be spot on....

Paul Thurrott's Xbox Music 2.0 (Pre-Release 0.3) Commented on: 25 weeks ago (January 25, 2014)

Nope, you're not missing anything. It's gone.

In fact, the app is amazingly bad, to the point that it's almost unusable on my Surface RT.

I mean, other than games, it's the only app...

One Year Later, Kinect for Windows Remains a Non-Event Commented on: 1 year ago (March 18, 2013)

"Why isn't Microsoft selling this Minority Report device to consumers yet?"

Because Microsoft's top brass wouldn't know a good idea if it bit them in the ass?
I mean, looking at all...

New Course: Build Apps for Both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 Commented on: 1 year ago (March 18, 2013)

Maybe I'm missing something but you can run Windows 7 on a Hyper-V VM and access it thru the "Modern UI" Remote Desktop Client.
(or so I'm told, I've never actually managed to do it, but, in...

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

Trust me, you're not missing anything.
They weren't kidding when they said that WP 7.8 biggest new feature is the start screen, because that's pretty much the only thing you'll notice about...

Microsoft Sticks a Skype-Shaped Dagger in Messenger Commented on: 1 year ago (February 18, 2013)

Yup. Skype is pretty bad as a IM app.

What's worse, the Skype app in WP 7.5 (or 7.8 but a *lot* more could be said about WP 7.8) is even worse, and doesn't even support logging in with a...

In New Ads, Nokia Mocks iPhone Commented on: 2 years ago (April 3, 2012) Well, it seems either you guys (the commenters!) didn't actually watch the videos or you guys really need to have your sense of humor checked. Also, you probably should know that there's a...
Even with Windows 8, Some Things Never Change Commented on: 2 years ago (March 20, 2012) As others have said, killing the process holding the file lock or simply killing the file handle can be pretty bad. That said, Windows should at least try telling the user *what* process is holding...
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