Microsoft Releases a Group Video Chat Companion App for Skype Commented on: 6 days ago (October 14, 2014)

Not available in Australia. US Only?

Microsoft Xim: A New Way to Share Photos on Your Smart Phone Commented on: 1 week ago (October 8, 2014)

Please note: USA and Canada Only!

Microsoft Details Surface Pro 3/Docking Station External Display Support Commented on: 9 weeks ago (August 16, 2014)

I use my Surface Pro 2 as a desktop workstation most of the working day. I connect a 4k monitor via HDMI to the mini delay port of the surface. I also connect a 1920x1200 display via a Targus...

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1: First Impressions Commented on: 10 weeks ago (August 5, 2014)

I have been playing with Cortana on my 1020 by changing the region from Australia to USA. My son now has the update, but I can't work out how to get Cortana working on his phone. Any ideas?

MapPoint and Streets & Trips Step Aside for Bing Maps Commented on: 14 weeks ago (July 8, 2014)


Use the API or REST system to create maps for BI purposes. I used it to plot...

Bing Rewards for Windows Phone 8/8.1 Commented on: 16 weeks ago (June 27, 2014)

Paul, please remember to advise that this applies to only a small part of your audience. Those who live outside the US (ie 95% of the world) can not take advantage of this offer.

Roku Streaming Stick Commented on: 25 weeks ago (April 27, 2014)

I hate to hammer on a topic that you are very well aware of, that for most of you non-US readers, the services that matter most are not available. I mention this because the services that the...

Xbox One Review Commented on: 45 weeks ago (December 4, 2013)

Great review Paul, but please remember that your audience is international. In Australia, we have no Netflix, no Hulu, no interest in American football (and little in NBA), no program guide, no...

Windows 8.1 Tip: Disable App Auto-Update Commented on: 1 year ago (September 27, 2013)

Although it isn't exactly user friendly, you can see app updates. Search for Event Viewer in settings and then search the system events for Event ID 19. This will show you all the app updates...

Surface RT + Outlook 2013 RT … + More? Commented on: 1 year ago (June 18, 2013)

I support a large number of small to medium sized businesses. All of them, without exception, use Outlook as their primary email client. When you run your working life by email, the advantages of...

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