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Windows 8.1 Pricing Revealed Commented on: 1 year ago (September 18, 2013)

I believe that Microsoft offered Windows 8.0 for $39.99 as direct-from-Microsoft download--for close to 120 days, or thereabouts?

I paid $39.99 for my upgrade-from-Win7 copy of 8.0 in...

Is Free iWork for iOS a Threat to Office? Commented on: 1 year ago (September 13, 2013)

iWork has never been a competitor to Office, even though the iw programs were originally launched to do just that. Mobile devices will never unseat the desktop for being the premiere Office...

Brilliant New Windows Phone Video Takes on Lapsed iPhone Innovation Commented on: 1 year ago (September 13, 2013)

hilarious!...;) (And a true story.)

Windows 8.1 Tip: Find Your Installed Apps Commented on: 1 year ago (September 12, 2013)

@ those above who can't figure out how to find the programs they install...

With 8.1 you can use a program like Classic Shell's start-button & menu on the desktop--and, gee, wouldn't...

Transitions Commented on: 1 year ago (September 12, 2013)

A toast to smart, incredibly brainy people who were actively using Amigas from ~1986 until ~1995--When C= went bankrupt because of mismanagement--because of C='s Mehdi Ali and his crowd (I...

Windows 8.1 Review Commented on: 1 year ago (September 12, 2013)

Installed RTM 8.1 last night, along with Classic Shell (I only use the start button/menu functionality the program provides), and I very much like version 3.9.3b of the CS program and can report...

Nokia Takes on the New iPhones Commented on: 1 year ago (September 11, 2013)

@ Ruefrack

When Apple was the underdog its zealous followers used to have dreams that some of them called "visions," I suppose, but when Apple was underdog it was because a massive amount...

See Me Live in Boston on Tuesday! Commented on: 1 year ago (September 9, 2013)

Apparently (in keeping with your topic), Microsoft has gotten it into its figurative head that for some unknown reason most businesses and consumers will be abandoning the static desktop (or the...

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.

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