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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...

Amazon Announces Xbox 360 to Xbox One Game Trade-In Deal Commented on: 1 year ago (August 21, 2013)

PR gimmick alert...;) Considering the incredibly short 2-3 month time window here, and the fact that some games aren't shipping for 360 let alone xb1 at present, this is yet another gimmick...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: Help + Tips Commented on: 1 year ago (August 21, 2013)

@cditty

So does Classic Shell--and it's free. Works great with 8.1 (I use only the start menu from Classic Shell, btw.)

Lumia 1020: 1500+ Photos Commented on: 1 year ago (August 11, 2013)

I'll admit it is very difficult for me to think of a cell phone as a digital camera--but that's just me, so bear with me just for a sec. My wife uses a fairly inexpensive digital camera when we'...

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...

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