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Lenovo promises to lead the way in cleaner and safer computers Commented on: 5 days ago (February 27, 2015)

People buying OEM machines (if you absolute, positively cannot build your own), should do the following at each purchase:

1) Insist on obtaining a separate Windows install physical DVD--not...

Down to business: Apple products consumers don't see Commented on: 5 days ago (February 27, 2015)

Apple Vars have been selling to business and to schools since long before day 1 of the Apple Internet store, and before the first Apple retail store opened its doors. I know, because in the 90's I...

Lenovo’s Official Statement about the Superfish Incident; List of impacted systems Commented on: 1 week ago (February 23, 2015)

Caveat Emptor: don't expect others to do for you what you can best do for yourself. Waiting on "government" is no solution at all, as often the government makes a bigger mess than the one it...

I'm a Mac and a PC: Virtualizing Windows on the Mac Commented on: 2 weeks ago (February 16, 2015)

@ br208

When you run OS X on a Mac you *are* running it on a "Windows" PC...;) The only reason you can't legally run OS X on any other "Windows PC" is because Apple ties OS X artificially...

Microsoft Not Yet Ready to Describe What "Supported Lifetime of the Device" Means for Windows 10 Commented on: 4 weeks ago (February 4, 2015)

@ whatwasithinking

Yea, it is confusing in one sense...;) But I think Microsoft's intent here is actually to make this very simple, as in:

1) There will be no more monolithic...

Windows 10 Build 9926 as a daily driver Commented on: 4 weeks ago (February 4, 2015)

It's surprising to see people writing responses to "Paul" without having read the byline of the article--and apparently having missed all of the changes that took place here in January...;) I...

Enabling "Hey Cortana" in Windows 10 Build 9926 Commented on: 4 weeks ago (January 29, 2015)

If you use the registry fix to bring back the 9879 Xaml start menu it breaks Cortana. Don't know of a way to use both at the moment--but hopefully this is just temporary and next build will see an...

Getting your bugs on Apple's radar Commented on: 4 weeks ago (January 29, 2015)

Using Macs for business is creating a lot of extra work for essentially nothing and often a deficit in capability and/or performance. It's like going around your elbows to get to your nose...;)...

Windows 10 Registry Tweaks for Hidden Features Commented on: 5 weeks ago (January 28, 2015)

There's another dword you can change along with EnableXamlStartMenu (brings back the 9879 start menu but disables Cortana search (for me, anyway.))

That's EnableStartMenu If you "0" this...

Gotchas with Windows 10 Build 9926, Known and Unknown Commented on: 5 weeks ago (January 28, 2015)

These three I have experienced:

*You can no longer drag tiles from the new Start Menu to the desktop.

True. I'm hoping this is temporary--looks like Microsoft is discouraging the...

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