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Skype for iPhone "Remastered" ... to Look Like Skype for Windows Phone Commented on: 11 weeks ago (June 12, 2014)

@ J. Salvato

I think I'll hurl if I hear "UI guidelines" one more time...;) Please, can we talk about something meaningful? The only folks I've ever known who actually cry over spilled UI...

Update 1 Becomes Mandatory on Windows 8.1 Today Commented on: 11 weeks ago (June 11, 2014)

Heh...;) I've never seen such a fuss over simple updates before...! With Google and Apple the updates are silent *but if you don't update to the prerequisites they require for future updates*...

Surface Pro 3 Tip: Access the Firmware Commented on: 12 weeks ago (June 8, 2014)

(Most of this won't apply to the SP3, but I thought I'd mention it for those folks who have other Win8.x laptops but may not be aware of some UEFI/Secure Boot specifics.)

At home I have...

First Surface Pro 3 Ad Appears Commented on: 12 weeks ago (June 7, 2014)

Tablet sales are dropping like the proverbial stone (because people have seen the Emperor wears no clothes, etc., and the fad has about run its course), so I would hope Microsoft would stay far...

Google Chrome Goes 64-Bit on Windows Commented on: 12 weeks ago (June 5, 2014)

From the Island of Dr. Moreau, this just in:

"Our 6,743 Independent test manimals running both 32 & 64-bit versions of Google Chrome report that Chrome 64 is crashing a full 20% less...

Surface Pro 3: When Bad Things Happen to a Good Tablet Commented on: 12 weeks ago (June 5, 2014)

Ah, the joys of portable, laptop computing...makes the heart grow fonder, it truly does...;) (As well as so thankful I no longer have to putz around with batteries and sleep states!)

New Start Menu Delayed Until 2015? Commented on: 13 weeks ago (June 2, 2014)

It's incredibly embarrassing that third-party companies can engineer very decent Start Menus for Win8.1.1, and have been doing so for quite awhile--Start Menus which interfere with nothing at all...

Surface Pro 3: Understanding the Hardware in Each Version Commented on: 14 weeks ago (May 25, 2014)

I think this is a great step forward for Microsoft and that it indicates that the people who understand Microsoft's markets are back in charge, finally! Leave the "tablet think" to Apple and...

Surface Pro 3: Tablet? Commented on: 14 weeks ago (May 24, 2014)

It's gratifying to see that Microsoft is putting what it already should have known into practice: we are not "post PC," and the phrase is such an oxymoron that only someone at Apple might ever...

Windows Weekly 363: The Neighbor of the Beast Commented on: 14 weeks ago (May 23, 2014)

It's another action-packed Windows Weekly broadcast, from the studios of the Learned Ones & It's caption time again!

Leo: ZZZZzzzzz-z-z-z-z-z-zzzzzz

The Three Musketeers in the...

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