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Intel Gets Serious About Chromebook Commented on: 1 year ago (May 7, 2014)

Two schools of thought will decide this issue.

1) There are people who think that a single OS supporting a select minimum of hardware & a handful or less of quality applications (and...

Google Preempts Office for Android by Releasing Apps of Its Own Commented on: 1 year ago (May 1, 2014)

Using Android would be like reverting to IE 6, at least to me. Ugh...;)

Roku Streaming Stick Commented on: 1 year ago (April 26, 2014)

I'd like to know what any of these devices has on my $80 Sony BDP-S5100....? Of course, they don't also do Blu-Ray, either, but we'll let that distinction slide for the moment...;) Streams great...

Windows Team Sets Schedule to Ludicrous Speed Commented on: 1 year ago (April 23, 2014)

There's a difference between the speed at which a company updates & improves its currently shipping OS, and the speed at which it releases completely new OS versions. Windows8 needs all the...

Office Online Improves with Tons of New Features Commented on: 1 year 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: 1 year 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: 1 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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...

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