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


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...

Paul Thurrott’s Windows Phone 8 is Complete Commented on: 1 year ago (August 2, 2013)

Congrats Paul--"one for the 'Gipper", more or less...;) It's always the people who put their own money and time where their mouths are that are the most trustworthy, imo. It's how the man on the...

Microsoft Prices Xbox One Accessories Commented on: 1 year ago (July 30, 2013)

As people become more aware of the fact that these new consoles are simply slightly customized PC's albeit offering none of the usual PC benefits of physical component upgrades done at will by the...

Windows Phone or Windows RT? Commented on: 1 year ago (July 28, 2013)

"No! That's not it at all. The fact that it doesn't run desktop x86 software means that Internet threats like drive-by downloads, browser toolbars, search hijackers, bundled crapware, fake...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: System Recovery Commented on: 1 year ago (July 18, 2013)

Q: Simple litmus test: which is faster, to backup a drive to the cloud, or backing up a drive to a local backup drive?

A: If you are one of those lucky people who understands that writing...

You Got Your Xbox LIVE in My Office 365! Commented on: 1 year ago (July 18, 2013)

"On the one hand, we have a software giant that spent 15 years in antitrust hell on two continents for illegally bundling products."

Although I have little sympathy for Microsoft's blunders...

Microsoft Reorg Explained Commented on: 1 year ago (July 11, 2013)

"Top-tier products. Mobile devices, Windows, Office 365 and Windows Azure are described as “foundational” to Microsoft’s future."

Feeling better now...;)

Surface RT Users: No Ethernet For You! Commented on: 1 year ago (July 5, 2013)

I had to read this article three times to be sure of what I was reading--I *think* I've understood the enormity of the mistake Microsoft has made here...(but it still feels somehow like a Bizarro-...

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