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A Charmless "Threshold" with Virtual Desktops? Commented on: 10 weeks ago (August 7, 2014)

Finally...Microsoft is using its collective "head" and once again striving to make Windows a compelling PC operating system. There are tons of things that can be done that would be interesting...

What I Use (Home Swap): Home Internet Access Commented on: 11 weeks ago (August 4, 2014)

I once lived in Greece for three years; vacation spots included Barcelona, many spots in Italy, and of course all over Greece itself. (It took twelve months to get telephone service, btw--since...

Microsoft is Not Dropping Xbox Music or Xbox Video Commented on: 12 weeks ago (July 24, 2014)

Zune was another me-too hardware product (iPod) that Microsoft came up with awhile back. It seems like Microsoft would eventually learn a lesson here...that just because Apple does something and...

What the Tech 219: The Dichotomy of Steve Jobs and Tim Cook Commented on: 12 weeks ago (July 23, 2014)

This was actually a very interesting interview (that *is* what it was...;)) Very enlightening...

The generational differences between Paul & Andrew really come into focus here. It's...

Microsoft Muddies the One Windows Waters Commented on: 12 weeks ago (July 23, 2014)

Sounds good to me--I think folks have to do more to realize that a lot of what he's saying is designed for people who don't know the difference between versions of Windows and would not know those...

Xbox One Sales Improve Thanks to Cheaper Model Commented on: 13 weeks ago (July 19, 2014)

@kri77777

No question the price reduction of $100 was done to simply to achieve pricing parity with Sony--obviously, the raw cost of the Kinect components is not $100. But cutting the...

Satya Nadella Memo to Employees About Layoffs Commented on: 13 weeks ago (July 17, 2014)

@Nareed

The havoc wreaked by those two people in the few years before the "reckoning" (Sinofsky likely fired and Ballmer put where he can do the least damage-but as rich as Croesus,...

WPC 2014: Microsoft's Chromebook Counterattack Commented on: 13 weeks ago (July 16, 2014)

Well, now that Google is being allowed to leverage its search engine (income) to give away Android & Chrome, Microsoft should certainly do likewise with Windows, at least insofar as countering...

What We Learned About Windows in the WPC 2014 Opening Keynote Commented on: 14 weeks ago (July 14, 2014)

@ corbey

You are no dinosaur, what you are is simply accurate. PCs are not tablets are not cell phones, etc. Let the marketeers attempt to gray out the distinctions--they'll fail, of...

With SDK Release, a Better Understanding of Windows IoT Commented on: 14 weeks ago (July 13, 2014)

It's difficult for me to parse the idea that the far more limited, mobile based environment is "more modern"--unless that is just another way of saying "newer." Even then, the newest most...

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