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Plan B for Windows Phone? Commented on: 7 weeks ago (July 8, 2014)

"There's nothing wrong with someone using a Windows PC, an iPad and an Android smart phone, for example. And if you are someone who, like me, uses and relies on a wide range of Microsoft services...

Report: Windows, PCs to Rebound in 2015 Commented on: 7 weeks ago (July 7, 2014)

If Microsoft can get its act back together in the next version of Windows, PCs will probably break records when a new and PC-suitable version of Windows finally ships.

I think the...

Microsoft Works to Get Windows 8/RT Users Updated to 8.1 Commented on: 8 weeks ago (July 2, 2014)

Microsoft is still struggling with the obvious solutions:

*Win8 needs an official start menu
*Win8.1 needs an official mass-market .iso that all of its users can either download or...

Start Menu Will Replace Start Screen in Threshold Commented on: 8 weeks ago (July 2, 2014)

@ Proesterchen

What's funny about the "peasants with pitchforks" analogy is: who were the peasants preparing to string up? Dr. Victor Frankenstein, that's who...;) Not really a very...

Getting Windows to the Threshold Commented on: 8 weeks ago (June 30, 2014)

(edited from my post @ Mary Jo's...)

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Win8 is a great OS--I much prefer it to Win7. But I don't use Metro and never will (I am not a touch-screen customer so Metro is nothing but...

Sleeping with the Enemy: Google + Microsoft Office Commented on: 9 weeks ago (June 29, 2014)

IMO, Google's software is much inferior to Microsoft's, and so is Apple's. The core perceptual problem for Microsoft is that in the last few years the company has made a public spectacle of...

Thinking About Microsoft's Brands Commented on: 9 weeks ago (June 29, 2014)

"Surface phone", I agree, sounds terrible. But so does "Lumia Tablet"...Would it be so very difficult to stick to "Lumia Phones" and "Surface Tablets"...? Much better, imo.

I can think of...

Amazon Fire Phone Preview Commented on: 10 weeks ago (June 20, 2014)

The first time I saw an example of "Dynamic Perspective" in a 3D game was in Diablo 2, better than a decade ago...;) While it's certainly true that cell phones in general all rehash computer...

Microsoft Delivers First Firmware Update for Surface Pro 3 Commented on: 10 weeks ago (June 20, 2014)

I would probably advise doing the firmware update separately, and when it concludes coming back and picking up the malware def update--I've got a really fast connection and although I can download...

Is 2014 the Year of the Hybrid PC? Commented on: 11 weeks ago (June 14, 2014)

2014 will be, I predict, the year the general markets rediscover the absolute joys of desktop computing (not to mention the absolute value of it)...It would also help out tremendously if companies...

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