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Office Online Improves with Tons of New Features Commented on: 2 days ago (April 16, 2014)

Well, I just created and saved a document to my desktop with Word Online--which I thought was pretty cool. Office Libre also opened it without a qualm.

The iPad program is just a demo, of...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Tip: Take the Next Step with ModernMix Commented on: 6 days ago (April 12, 2014)

@UKuser

I think the time frame involved here has to do with certain obstinate personnel who were in key positions in the company, operative word being "were"...;) Now that the "my way or...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Tip: Manage Disk Space Commented on: 6 days ago (April 12, 2014)

@Time Agora

Yes, the overlap in UI functions is simply a touch accommodation. That's why everything is dumbed down as it is and why so much screen real estate is wasted in Modern,...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Tip: Toggle the Power Button Commented on: 1 week ago (April 12, 2014)

(Warning: the following tip is only for those above 18 who aren't using touch....)

Great tip for 8.1.1.x64: install Classic Shell, boot to desktop, and turn off all hotspots and charms....

Amazon Fire TV Commented on: 1 week ago (April 10, 2014)

My $80 Sony Blu-Ray does Netflix, Hulu and a heck of a lot more through the Sony network--and does it reasonably fast and for $80, too (direct from Amazon, ironically.)

If Amazon thinks I...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Arrives Commented on: 1 week ago (April 9, 2014)

Last month I installed 17031; today Microsoft upgraded that RTM version to 17041--it took about five minutes, so my guess is that 17031 was left largely if not wholly intact. I did like the...

Samsung Galaxy S5 First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 1 week ago (April 9, 2014)

It is nigh impossible for me to get worked up over a doggone cell phone...;) Any cell phone.

On that note, have you heard about the forward-facing camera Apple is supposedly putting into...

Updates to Windows 8.1 are a Step Forward, Not a Retreat Commented on: 1 week ago (April 6, 2014)

"What's changed is that the firm now understands—and respects—that a huge percentage of its user base will still use Windows on traditional PCs. And it's now working to treat them like first class...

Windows Weekly 356: Build 2014 Commented on: 2 weeks ago (April 5, 2014)

Well, if nothing else at least everyone had plenty to drink...;)

Threshold Revealed: Microsoft Talks the Future of Windows Commented on: 2 weeks ago (April 3, 2014)

Finally, some indisputable word of returning faculties to Microsoft...!...;) Providing a start menu *option* is such a simple concept. It's taken entirely too long to come to the only logical...

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