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Transitions Commented on: 1 year ago (September 12, 2013)

A toast to smart, incredibly brainy people who were actively using Amigas from ~1986 until ~1995--When C= went bankrupt because of mismanagement--because of C='s Mehdi Ali and his crowd (I...

Windows 8.1 Review Commented on: 1 year ago (September 12, 2013)

Installed RTM 8.1 last night, along with Classic Shell (I only use the start button/menu functionality the program provides), and I very much like version 3.9.3b of the CS program and can report...

Nokia Takes on the New iPhones Commented on: 1 year ago (September 11, 2013)

@ Ruefrack

When Apple was the underdog its zealous followers used to have dreams that some of them called "visions," I suppose, but when Apple was underdog it was because a massive amount...

See Me Live in Boston on Tuesday! Commented on: 1 year ago (September 9, 2013)

Apparently (in keeping with your topic), Microsoft has gotten it into its figurative head that for some unknown reason most businesses and consumers will be abandoning the static desktop (or the...

Microsoft is Copying the Wrong Company Commented on: 1 year ago (September 6, 2013)

The issue for me is *why* is Microsoft copying Apple in terms of product direction? It's seems apparent that the reason this happened in the first place is because while Bill G. is jet-setting...

There are Now Over 110 Million Windows 8 Users Commented on: 1 year ago (September 3, 2013)

Hopefully Ed Bott (how's that for a shaky pen name?) has discovered that netmarketshare's methods are now more accurate.

Windows 8.1 Book: Thinking About the TOC Commented on: 1 year 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: 1 year 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: 1 year 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: 1 year 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...

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