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SuperSite Flashback: Its Name is … Vista? Commented on: 1 year 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: 1 year 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: 1 year 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...

Windows Phone or Windows RT? Commented on: 1 year ago (July 28, 2013)

"No! That's not it at all. The fact that it doesn't run desktop x86 software means that Internet threats like drive-by downloads, browser toolbars, search hijackers, bundled crapware, fake...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: System Recovery Commented on: 1 year ago (July 18, 2013)

Q: Simple litmus test: which is faster, to backup a drive to the cloud, or backing up a drive to a local backup drive?

A: If you are one of those lucky people who understands that writing...

You Got Your Xbox LIVE in My Office 365! Commented on: 1 year ago (July 18, 2013)

"On the one hand, we have a software giant that spent 15 years in antitrust hell on two continents for illegally bundling products."

Although I have little sympathy for Microsoft's blunders...

Microsoft Reorg Explained Commented on: 1 year ago (July 11, 2013)

"Top-tier products. Mobile devices, Windows, Office 365 and Windows Azure are described as “foundational” to Microsoft’s future."

Feeling better now...;)

Surface RT Users: No Ethernet For You! Commented on: 1 year ago (July 5, 2013)

I had to read this article three times to be sure of what I was reading--I *think* I've understood the enormity of the mistake Microsoft has made here...(but it still feels somehow like a Bizarro-...

Download and Install the Windows 8.1 Preview Commented on: 1 year ago (June 28, 2013)

I'm going to go the iso route and install it to another partition (so my real Win8 install isn't affected--uh, hopefully...;))

To my friends in the UK--I think there's been a...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: Internet Explorer 11 Commented on: 1 year ago (June 27, 2013)

Can anyone definitively tell me whether IE has any kind of "Zoom Text Only" feature? It's one of my favorite features in Firefox, as nothing looks worse than zoomed web-page bitmaps, imo. I can'...

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