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Windows 8.1 OEM Media Commented on: 52 weeks ago (October 23, 2013)

@ bradwestness

Bingo. The true cost of OS X is buried in the cost of Mac hardware in the premiums that Apple customers pay. Up to $2k for the rights to run Mac-only OS X seems way too...

Microsoft Surface 2: First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 1 year ago (October 21, 2013)

"...Unlike the Intel systems you'll find this fall, Surface 2 will never slow down over time as can happen with traditional Windows-based PCs."

It's been so long since I've had a Windows...

Windows 8.1 Upgrade Woes Commented on: 1 year ago (October 20, 2013)

Good article, Paul! I hope someone at Microsoft is reading. Sheeesh. I won't repeat what I said in your recent "updating to 8.1 from Win7 tips" article, because you covered all the bases here,...

Windows 8.1 Tip: Upgrade from Windows 8 Enterprise Commented on: 1 year ago (October 19, 2013)

@ taingalls

Interesting. I would expect both "retail" versions of 8.1 Pro and 8.1 Enterprise to have stand-alone 8.1 keys, whereas it is logical for the update images to activate from the 8...

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX: First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 1 year ago (October 19, 2013)

"And aside from Apple, which still lives in a bizarre alternate universe, the prices keep getting lower as the capabilities rocket upward."

This is really just par for the course with Apple...

Windows 8.1 Tip: Upgrade from Windows 7 Commented on: 1 year ago (October 18, 2013)

I took advantage of the incredible $39.99 purchase price for a retail iso image of 8.0 Pro and a free Media Center installation back in January (It is difficult to imagine any sane person turning...

Windows Weekly 333: Windows 8.1 Is Here Commented on: 1 year ago (October 18, 2013)

Ah, yes! Another great photo-op featuring captions for our erstwhile heroes...

Paul: "Begone with 'yer scurrilous opinions, ya' flighty tavern wench! You'll be out'a that chair and though...

Windows 8.1 Upgrade: Step-By-Step Commented on: 1 year ago (October 17, 2013)

I've been "hearing" (it's the Internet and we know how that goes) from several sources that Microsoft, either today or tomorrow, will be:

1) releasing an "official" retail, full 8.1 iso for...

Google Offers a Life Line to XP Users: Chrome Commented on: 1 year ago (October 17, 2013)

Last time I tried Chrome I was reminded of malware because of the little proggy they stick you with--"google update." Can't turn it off and make it go away unless you never reboot again--'cause...

Post-PC: HP Declares War on Microsoft Commented on: 1 year ago (October 11, 2013)

I still cannot fathom use of the phrase "Post-PC" when it is so obvious we're not....;) About the best you can say is that we're "PC Plus."

The Windows PC has so many incredible advantages...

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