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Windows 8.1 Book: Thinking About the TOC Commented on: 46 weeks ago (August 31, 2013)

I like the second tentative organizational outline much better--it's much more practical and useful than the first outline, imo.

*I'd put the xBox stuff in an addendum--most 8.1 users (by...

Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 46 weeks ago (August 29, 2013)

Wireless, battery-driven mice and keyboards seem like children's toys to me--always have. The very last thing I want to have to think about when I'm working is aa/aaa batteries for critical...

TWiT Live Specials 165: Steve Ballmer Leaving Microsoft Commented on: 47 weeks ago (August 24, 2013)

What Microsoft doesn't need in the CEO department is a cult of personality such as nearly sunk Apple. Had Jobs not moved Apple away from Macs and into the MP3-player and cell-phone markets, Apple...

Microsoft Inks Major Windows 8/RT and Windows Phone 8 Game Deals Commented on: 48 weeks ago (August 21, 2013)

I'm still trying to make sense of why some people equate "gaming" on 4"-5" faux 1080P cell-phone screens with "gaming" on 3' single monitors to ~20' multiple monitors at near ~4kx4k resolutions...

Amazon Announces Xbox 360 to Xbox One Game Trade-In Deal Commented on: 48 weeks ago (August 21, 2013)

PR gimmick alert...;) Considering the incredibly short 2-3 month time window here, and the fact that some games aren't shipping for 360 let alone xb1 at present, this is yet another gimmick...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: Help + Tips Commented on: 48 weeks ago (August 21, 2013)

@cditty

So does Classic Shell--and it's free. Works great with 8.1 (I use only the start menu from Classic Shell, btw.)

Lumia 1020: 1500+ Photos Commented on: 49 weeks ago (August 11, 2013)

I'll admit it is very difficult for me to think of a cell phone as a digital camera--but that's just me, so bear with me just for a sec. My wife uses a fairly inexpensive digital camera when we'...

SuperSite Flashback: Its Name is … Vista? Commented on: 49 weeks ago (August 9, 2013)

Vista was simply Win7 1.0--or, you could say that Win7 was Vista 2.5, etc. Vista changed driver models and a host of major, under-the-hood code related to security. Vista and Win7 have far more...

Paul Thurrott’s Windows Phone 8 is Complete Commented on: 50 weeks ago (August 2, 2013)

Congrats Paul--"one for the 'Gipper", more or less...;) It's always the people who put their own money and time where their mouths are that are the most trustworthy, imo. It's how the man on the...

Microsoft Prices Xbox One Accessories Commented on: 51 weeks ago (July 30, 2013)

As people become more aware of the fact that these new consoles are simply slightly customized PC's albeit offering none of the usual PC benefits of physical component upgrades done at will by the...

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