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Microsoft Sticks a Skype-Shaped Dagger in Messenger Commented on: 1 year ago (February 17, 2013)

Is Microsoft suicidal? What with subscriptions, Office being made to die with a dead computer and now this Skype rubbish, it is definitely time to consider abandoning all stuff M$. I never...

Office 2013 Gotcha: Standalone Products are for One PC Only Commented on: 1 year ago (February 14, 2013)

Strikes me that Office 2010 is as far as I go (and Windows 7 for that matter). This is getting too much like Apple for my liking. I do not want to hire software, and I don't want to pay...

Microsoft Provides Free Office 2013 Quick Start Guides Commented on: 1 year ago (February 5, 2013)

Well done, Microsoft, although it has only been the odd thing that has stumped me. Closing headers and footers is a bit convoluted, for instance.

The Morning After: A Look at the New Normal in Windows 8 Upgrade Pricing Commented on: 1 year ago (February 5, 2013)

Windows 8 Pro upgrade was noted at £49 in the UK in Asda (part of Wal*Mart). Correct on 5 Feb).

Enjoy SuperSite Content in the Windows 8 News App! Commented on: 1 year ago (February 3, 2013)

NOT in the UK!! There is only one page in "sources" called "featured". Shame, but as I keep out of Metro most of the time.........

Here Comes the Next Office Commented on: 1 year ago (January 13, 2013)

As has LemonSaucy - gone back to Office 2010. Office 2013 is just too many changes for change sake, with no advantage. The colour "Grey" just sums it up, really.

Fixing Windows 8, Part 3: Start Screen Commented on: 1 year ago (December 23, 2012)

How about just adding File History and Storage Spaces to Windows 7? All the perceived problems of Metro on desktop PCs would be irrelevant. (Most of Metro is, as someone said above, a...

Microsoft’s Mobile Strategy is Correct Commented on: 1 year ago (December 3, 2012)

Good article and I see where you come from. Having used all iterations of Win8 for the most part of 2012, I have finally made the decision. Sorry, that's to go back to Win7 on the main PC. The...

Windows 8 Tip: Get Media Center for Free Commented on: 1 year ago (November 27, 2012)

This worked just fine with a TechNet iso.

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