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Windows 8.1 Tip: Upgrade from Windows 8 Enterprise Commented on: 1 year ago (October 19, 2013)

@ taingalls

Interesting. I would expect both "retail" versions of 8.1 Pro and 8.1 Enterprise to have stand-alone 8.1 keys, whereas it is logical for the update images to activate from the 8...

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX: First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 1 year ago (October 19, 2013)

"And aside from Apple, which still lives in a bizarre alternate universe, the prices keep getting lower as the capabilities rocket upward."

This is really just par for the course with Apple...

Windows 8.1 Tip: Upgrade from Windows 7 Commented on: 1 year ago (October 18, 2013)

I took advantage of the incredible $39.99 purchase price for a retail iso image of 8.0 Pro and a free Media Center installation back in January (It is difficult to imagine any sane person turning...

Windows Weekly 333: Windows 8.1 Is Here Commented on: 1 year ago (October 18, 2013)

Ah, yes! Another great photo-op featuring captions for our erstwhile heroes...

Paul: "Begone with 'yer scurrilous opinions, ya' flighty tavern wench! You'll be out'a that chair and though...

Windows 8.1 Upgrade: Step-By-Step Commented on: 1 year ago (October 17, 2013)

I've been "hearing" (it's the Internet and we know how that goes) from several sources that Microsoft, either today or tomorrow, will be:

1) releasing an "official" retail, full 8.1 iso for...

Google Offers a Life Line to XP Users: Chrome Commented on: 1 year ago (October 17, 2013)

Last time I tried Chrome I was reminded of malware because of the little proggy they stick you with--"google update." Can't turn it off and make it go away unless you never reboot again--'cause...

Post-PC: HP Declares War on Microsoft Commented on: 1 year ago (October 11, 2013)

I still cannot fathom use of the phrase "Post-PC" when it is so obvious we're not....;) About the best you can say is that we're "PC Plus."

The Windows PC has so many incredible advantages...

Office Garages Takes on the Office Mobility Story Commented on: 1 year ago (October 9, 2013)

..."...see where we're at." As my dear departed granny used to relish reminding me in my youth, "Where you're at, sonny, is behind the at."...;)

Post-PC: When Will Then Be Now? Commented on: 1 year ago (October 9, 2013)

"Windows is no longer dominant..."

Yes, it's also true that in men's underwear sales, sales of British Sterling cologne, and sales of red Ferrari's that Microsoft is not dominant. Yawn....

Dell Venue Pro Preview Commented on: 1 year ago (October 5, 2013)

Microsoft always needs its OEMs, and pricing its own stuff stratospherically gives those partners room to jump in themselves. Now that Dell is back in competent hands I think it is a cinch the...

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