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Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop Review Commented on: 1 year ago (September 15, 2013)

A detachable numeric keypad may be a boon to us left-handers, BUT the mouse looks particularly right-handed. At least "normal rodents" can be used with some left-handed comfort.

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 Now Available on MSDN, TechNet Commented on: 1 year ago (September 10, 2013)

An upgrade keeping all applications, settings and personal files is available upgrading from W8 Pro to W8.1 Pro, but using the TechNet key. Obviously this key may/will "die" when TechNet dies...

Windows 8.1 Review Commented on: 1 year ago (September 8, 2013)

Media Centre from W8 to W8.1 (preview) does not migrate over, but you can re-install Media Centre again from W8.1 (preview) using the previous Media Centre key. I would suggest that this will...

Windows 8.1 Book: Thinking About the TOC Commented on: 1 year ago (September 1, 2013)

I also think that the task based TOC would be better, but I would also suggest that Chapter 0 (?) may benefit from being a summary of the changes between Windows 8 and 8.1.
While not many...

Microsoft Explains SkyDrive Integration in Windows 8.1 Commented on: 1 year ago (July 22, 2013)

I understand that there is trademark issue with "SkyDrive". Evidently BSkyB ( tv company ) are contesting it.

See...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: System Recovery Commented on: 1 year ago (July 17, 2013)

The legacy "Windows 7 Backup didn't feature in Windows 8.0 Preview, but surfaced (no pun intended!) in 8.0 RTM.

I assume what you're saying that this is totally dead in 8.1. That will be...

Microsoft Delivers More Fixes for Windows 8.1 Preview Commented on: 1 year ago (July 17, 2013)

Well done MS - 3 weeks ahead of the next Patch Tuesday. Obviously the end of the 4 week cycle.

Windows 8.1 is a 21st Century Windows 3.1 Commented on: 1 year ago (July 10, 2013)

Having "thrown my teddy out of the - major troubles installing W8.1, I am man enough to own up to rather liking it now it's up and running. No glitches or problems have materialised 'so far...

Microsoft Kills TechNet Subscriptions Commented on: 1 year ago (July 2, 2013)

Having just been invited to renew my sub (and having done so), I'm peeved that just a few days later I find that I have paid for another year for an obsolescent service. If I'd known this 10 days...

Download and Install the Windows 8.1 Preview Commented on: 2 years ago (June 27, 2013)

This has got to have been one of the worst experiences in my life! Using the TechNet ISO to do a "Keep Apps and everything" install (over W8 Pro), the whole thing just locks up the PC. "Keeping...

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