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Surface RT Users: No Ethernet For You! Commented on: 4 years ago (July 5, 2013)

To emphasise the point, I HAD a 3rd party USB ethernet adaptor running on my RT device, it was great for transferring large files - 8.1 borked it and won't let me reinstall the driver to fix it....

Microsoft Delivers Fixes for Windows 8.1 Preview Commented on: 4 years ago (July 3, 2013)

Yep, I'm doing a 'strine Win RT update now.

Download and Install the Windows 8.1 Preview Commented on: 4 years ago (June 27, 2013)

For info "English" (the real one, not the US version) is considered an unsupported language pack and will not upgrade in RT (not sure about in 8). the advice is not to change your language...

Vote for the Next Book Commented on: 4 years ago (May 19, 2013)

Win 8.1 or Surface RT

It’s Official: Windows 8.1 “Blue” will be Free Commented on: 4 years ago (May 14, 2013)

Hardly misleading - a free upgrade to product A (Win 8/RT) does not imply that owners of product B (Win 7, Vista, XP) should expect to receive a free upgrade from B to A.
Put simply, 8.1 is...

No iTunes Mobile App for Windows 8/RT? Good! Commented on: 4 years ago (May 12, 2013)

iTunes was the thing that made me decide to walk away from the apple ecosystem a few years back and go totally Windows. I just couldn't take the pain of iTunes any longer.
HTC8x, surface RT...

145,000 Windows Phone Apps Commented on: 4 years ago (May 12, 2013)

Recommending a beer app, why it's tantamount to child abuse - Thurrott is effectively promoting Heroin addiction in babies!

Without any exaggeration, this is the worst thing to happen in...

(Re)Start Me Up: The Great Windows 8 Debate Commented on: 4 years ago (May 11, 2013)

Am I the only one that thinks that arguing about an OS element like this is weird? I "pass through" the OS to get to the applications that I use rather than obsess about minor details.

Windows 8/RT App Update: Mail Commented on: 4 years ago (March 25, 2013)

A wacky idea, but put POP3 in, customers want it and the best way to sell stuff is to sell stuff customers want rather than tell customers to change to what MS wants.

Zero Data: Thoughts About Sync, Storage, and Backup Commented on: 4 years ago (January 29, 2013)

As a matter of interest, have you worked out the cost of your multiple cloud storage services over 4 years v the cost of a big HDD or two over the same period?

I'm not saying that offsite...

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