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Microsoft is Not Dropping Xbox Music or Xbox Video Commented on: 5 weeks ago (July 23, 2014)

If by "fair to say" you mean "utterly, undeniably, and provably true"...then yes. It's "fair to say" they completely screwed up the WP app. What an atrocity. Video's no better. My phone still...

Microsoft Muddies the One Windows Waters Commented on: 5 weeks ago (July 23, 2014)

As a programmer, I personally think the direction and implication of his statement is very cool. To the extent that you can write code once and have it work everywhere, THAT is something to get...

Windows Phone 8.1 Tip: Manage the Navigation Bar Commented on: 6 weeks ago (July 18, 2014)

Paul, I'm curious about two things:

1) If you select "Match background," how does it respond when using an image as a background?

2) Under what circumstances does it appear/hide, or...

Nokia Lumia 635 is Coming to AT&T Too Commented on: 6 weeks ago (July 16, 2014)

What? A "new" Windows Phone that's just last-year's tech with nothing new or interesting about it is coming to AT&T and not Verizon? Is it Wednesday again already?

On the up side, I...

Here Comes Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan Commented on: 6 weeks ago (July 15, 2014)

Short answer is "yes, but not any earlier than anyone else." The developers preview gave us early access to Microsoft's portion of things, but when the carriers finally decide to release this (...

Video Tuner for Windows Phone 8.1 Commented on: 7 weeks ago (July 9, 2014)

I'm using a Lumia 928 with WP8.1 (courtesy of Dev Preview). Installed it aaand...it crashes every single time on load without even making it to a splash screen. Rebooted my phone, same effect....

Blackberry Reveals Mysterious Passport Phone/Tablet Hybrid Commented on: 7 weeks ago (July 8, 2014)

This reminds me of when we're cleaning out our office and find some remotely interesting piece of junk and say "huh, I bet we could sell this on Craigslist." Honestly, I thought BackBerry had...

Microsoft + Wearables Commented on: 8 weeks ago (July 2, 2014)

"It will work with Android, iPhone and Windows Phone"...right up until Android and iPhone purposefully change something to cause it to not work anymore. I'd bet money on it.

All the same,...

Start Menu Will Replace Start Screen in Threshold Commented on: 8 weeks ago (July 1, 2014)

I want to hope that this will end up being "the right thing" for most people, but so help me if they completely destroy their mobile interface (as in on the Surface and any other tablets), forcing...

Surface Pro 3: Pen Loop Commented on: 9 weeks ago (June 23, 2014)

Paul, I know this is a little subjective, but how sticky would you gauge this loop to be? That is to say, does it feel like it might come loose some day or is it stuck on there pretty good? I'd...

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