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Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Commented on: 11 weeks ago (September 30, 2014)

Looks really good so far, imo! Another point to be made that artificially speeding up OS revisions simply to conform to some arbitrary amount of time is a bad, bad idea. If anything, five years...

Microsoft to Finally Open a Store in New York City Commented on: 11 weeks ago (September 30, 2014)

With eCommerce booming & no end in sight, specialty brick & mortar stores like these seem like a real throwback to pre-Internet retailing. Windows & computer-related products have...

Apple iPhone 6 First Impressions Commented on: 11 weeks ago (September 27, 2014)

The bottomless fascination some people display with cell phones is remarkable...;) Can you see a review of a 28" computer monitor, for instance, containing the words, "Everything was great until a...

Apple Botches First iOS 8 Update Commented on: 12 weeks ago (September 25, 2014)

Hear the old joke about the gamma-ray brain-wiping projector that ships in each Mac so that when they crash and reboot, the operator's mind is wiped so that he has no recollection of the event? (...

A First Look at the Windows Technical Preview Commented on: 13 weeks ago (September 19, 2014)

I'm confident you can still turn your desktop into something pleasing to the eye--it's a shame Microsoft doesn't advertise the fact. These color combinations they are using for show are not only...

Windows + Mac: Which Windows Commented on: 13 weeks ago (September 16, 2014)

Still cannot figure out why Microsoft would raise the price of the 8.1 Pro full DVD *retail* version (32-bit & 64-bit disks included) from the $105.xx my pal bought it for via Amazon just a...

Apple Reports Record Pre-Orders for iPhone 6 Commented on: 13 weeks ago (September 15, 2014)

At every i-Product introduction I can recall, Apple always cites "record orders." Yet, through it all the company's market share keeps slipping. Here's the supreme irony: even as Cook & pals...

Surface Pro 3 v. MacBook Air Commented on: 13 weeks ago (September 15, 2014)

I endured the slings and arrows of 13" screens in 1986 with my Amiga 500. Of course, at that time it was 'bestest and biggest and would display 4,096 colors on screen when my Tandy 1000 topped...

Microsoft + Minecraft Commented on: 13 weeks ago (September 15, 2014)

Amazingly stupid. Let's see, @ $50M each, that's *50* individual AAA games Microsoft could have produced for the price of this single already-old-hat Lego blocks game for kiddies. Notch took the...

Will Holiday 2014 be Xbox 360's Swan Song? Commented on: 13 weeks ago (September 14, 2014)

Hopefully, Microsoft is doing this just to alleviate inventories. I'd hate to think they were paying to have this stuff freshly manufactured. I mean, nothing's quite like cannibalizing your own...

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