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Zero Data: PC Free Doesn’t Mean No PC Commented on: 1 year ago (February 27, 2013)

I'm pretty sure you're old enough to remember Sun's ill-fated "Network Computer," Paul. The primary reason it failed was because in the clash over local and remote data & program storage,...

Feeling Blue: Microsoft, You’re Releasing it Wrong Commented on: 1 year ago (February 25, 2013)

Hopefully, Microsoft plans to charge the same for "Blue" as they've charged for Service Packs in the past. Especially since Microsoft says it isn't doing "service packs" anymore. Ballmer said...

Going Pro: Post-PC vs. PC-Plus Commented on: 1 year ago (February 21, 2013)

It should be known and appreciated by all relevant parties: each time you mutter the incantation: "Post-PC" you are merely repeating the marketing jingoism of a specific company with a commercial...

Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro Review Commented on: 1 year ago (February 9, 2013)

I am surely among the few and the proud, but in 27+ years of computing I have avoided portables like the plagues and the scourges they most assuredly are...;) Yea, when a company forces one on me...

Surface with Windows 8 Pro: February 9 Release, Additional Details and Accessories Commented on: 1 year ago (January 24, 2013)

(What follows is a sentiment I've wanted to express for awhile. I don't know what about this article did it, but something about the near psychedelic designs of the pictured Type Covers above...

Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro Preview Commented on: 1 year ago (January 22, 2013)

I really, really do not understand why people think going backwards in time 20 years to 10"-14" monitors is "going to change the way PCs are made." That's a strange assertion.

Windows 8 Pricing Update Commented on: 1 year ago (January 21, 2013)

"1) $39.99 is twice what Apple was charging when Windows 8 shipped."

You mean Apple was selling Windows 8 for $19.99? (I know what you mean--watch your syntax. You can't buy Windows from...

Windows 8 Tip: Boot Directly to the Desktop with Skip Metro Suite Commented on: 1 year ago (January 7, 2013)

Exactly. Metro UI is designed for low-power portable devices and everything about the UI is an accommodation to all the compromises portable devices must make in order to conserve power for...

Fixing Windows 8, Part 4: Evolve Metro for Pro Apps Commented on: 1 year ago (December 31, 2012)

*Happy New Year to Everybody, and the Best of New Years to 'ya*! (Welcome to my Holiday Writing Fest!) Huzzah.

"Being a programmer for 33 years and working with various OS definition of PC...

Fixing Windows 8, Part 3: Start Screen Commented on: 1 year ago (December 22, 2012)

Your ideas are great, and I especially like the Snap treatments you are suggesting. Windows Pro 8; WindowsRT; and Windows Phone 8 OS are all incompatible with each other for obvious reasons....

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