Windows 8.1 + Microsoft Account Commented on: 7 weeks ago (March 1, 2014)

Something else I think is worth mentioning is that the first account you create is also linked as an administrator account.

That's both dumb and bad for a variety of reasons. Last week...

Rethinking the Home Server Commented on: 11 weeks ago (February 2, 2014)

I concur. My experience with all of the external WD products has been very poor over time. They overheat, they fail, and they are generally poorly made.

Office Online? Commented on: 12 weeks ago (January 28, 2014)

Paul, your first link in the article links to a file on your desktop. Thought you'd like to know!

Surface Pro 2.1? Commented on: 15 weeks ago (January 3, 2014)

The CPU Boss data for the 4300 looks wrong in the technicals (probably the reason for the perceived higher rating of the 4200, as they claim 4200 supports more memory types, which is wrong and...

Rethinking "Paul Thurrott's Xbox Music" Commented on: 20 weeks ago (December 5, 2013)

You could come up with a key for the applies to part using emoticons for each platform.

Xbox One Review Commented on: 20 weeks ago (December 3, 2013)

You might as well list most of these issues for the PS4 as well.

Sure Skype split will come (just like it has for Win 8.1).

DVR/STB - sure we can dream, any MAYBE there is some Media...

Lumia 2520 vs. Surface 2: Understanding the Trade-offs Commented on: 21 weeks ago (November 22, 2013)

The only others I can think of are GPS, the screen (color, usability outside, etc.), charging (the Nokia uses a standard USB no?) and the camera (which from what I've seen still is mostly a wash,...

Apple iPad Mini with Retina Display First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 22 weeks ago (November 20, 2013)

I have been torn in this area. I really don't like the idea of paying the extreme price for the Apple device (though they are beautiful yes), and I gave up Android after the original Droid...

A New Xbox One Blunder: Call of Duty Ghosts Will Only Run at 720p Commented on: 25 weeks ago (October 31, 2013)

Agree, they are not exactly the same.

I think the memory thing is a bit overstated, it's the stream processor discussion I think that makes the difference plus the slight differences in...

Microsoft Surface Pro 2: First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 26 weeks ago (October 21, 2013)

Have you actually used one of these? Sure it has fans, but my wife's it inaudible in anything but the quietest room. You key clacking is louder than the fan noise on this thing.

And what...

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