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Here's Where the New OneDrive Strategy Falls Apart Commented on: 2 years ago (December 16, 2014)

One of the problems with the 'new' system is that for many people it is very difficult to select only certain folders to sync. For instance, I have about 100Gb of client files in a clients folder...

Here's a Fix for Some OneDrive Problems in Windows Technical Preview Build 9879 Commented on: 2 years ago (November 13, 2014)

With SSD based PCs becoming more common, along with large file format phone photos and videos, this change to One Drive can never work. My main daily PC has only a 128Gb SSD, but I have all my...

HP Stream 11 is Now Available for $200 Commented on: 2 years ago (October 28, 2014)

This might seem like a flippant question, but I was thinking that too. My daughter is an avid minecraft player and I need to get her a new pc. All she needs is a browser and minecraft!

Microsoft Releases a Group Video Chat Companion App for Skype Commented on: 3 years ago (October 14, 2014)

Not available in Australia. US Only?

Microsoft Xim: A New Way to Share Photos on Your Smart Phone Commented on: 3 years ago (October 8, 2014)

Please note: USA and Canada Only!

Microsoft Details Surface Pro 3/Docking Station External Display Support Commented on: 3 years 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: 3 years 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: 3 years 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: 3 years 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: 3 years 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...

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