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Windows 8 Tip: Reset or Refresh Your PC Commented on: 1 year ago (March 18, 2013)

Here's a link to a nice, free, public domain front end for recimg--the Win8 utility Microsoft wrote and uses for "refresh"...It's called "RecImg Manager"...*cough*...;)

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1.5 Million Surface Sales: Good or Bad? Commented on: 1 year ago (March 15, 2013)

@Bleedorang3

"The bad news for Microsoft is that they make all of 0% of traditional PC's."

Yes, Microsoft has traditionally been a software company, and you'll see a Microsoft OS...

It’s Time to Bring Back NT Commented on: 1 year ago (March 13, 2013)

I remember NT clearly. It was a promise unrealized entirely until Vista/Windows 7, imo (Windows 7 is pretty much Vista 2.0, with much, much better hardware drivers.) But I'm with you--let's...

Amazon Lowers Prices of Kindle Fire HD 8.9, Further Pressuring Other Tablet Makers Commented on: 1 year ago (March 13, 2013)

I find tablets less than interesting, and touch screens have been around for so long that it is difficult for me to think of them as exciting. I just do not relish the idea of people eating...

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.

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