Microsoft Releases First Update to Xbox Music for Windows Phone 8.1 Commented on: 22 weeks ago (April 25, 2014)

Totally agree with your analysis on this... particularly the last paragraph regarding their roadmap openness. It's refreshing, and I hope other teams will take a similar approach.

Surface Mini on Tap for a May Release Commented on: 22 weeks ago (April 24, 2014)

Pretty exciting news that it's coming with pen support. That suggests they're finally doing ARM-based drivers for that hardware, which leaves me hopeful for the Surface 3 line as well as future...

Windows Team Sets Schedule to Ludicrous Speed Commented on: 22 weeks ago (April 23, 2014)

But is it "mass upgrades"? Not really. Look at Update 1... it's some UI tweaks/tuning and some improvements. Nothing went away... so it's literally no different than the Service Packs of old.

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Tip: Take the Next Step with ModernMix Commented on: 24 weeks ago (April 11, 2014)

Which is why ModernMix is very flexible and has a number of options with it, although not quite as you describe. It's still easy to get it most of the way you want, which is definitely better than...

Windows is Now Free for Phones and Mini-Tablets Commented on: 25 weeks ago (April 3, 2014)

Because most 10"+ tablets are priced higher and more functional, and usually convertibles.

Google Previews Android for Wearables Commented on: 27 weeks ago (March 18, 2014)

I'm glad I'm not alone... I just don't "get it". Why would I want yet another device to charge (probably multiple times a day), and what do I get that my phone doesn't offer me? I don't want "more...

Google Drops Prices on Cloud Storage for Individuals Commented on: 28 weeks ago (March 13, 2014)

Considering how easy it is to get 100GB of free storage with OneDrive, and the fact I'm a Windows fan, I'll keep using that. But it is good to see that competition is thriving among these...

Windows 8.1 + Microsoft Account Commented on: 30 weeks ago (March 1, 2014)

When you join the PC to a domain, all of this goes away... you still do the almost nonsensical Other User and enter your standard domain credentials in same as Windows 7, although you can still...

Free Windows? Maybe Commented on: 30 weeks ago (March 1, 2014)

I know I should resist feeding the trolls but in what universe can OSX be considered free? You're paying a hefty premium to have a Mac in the first place. But, considering it's barely more than a...

Microsoft Finally Announces Windows 8.1 Update 1 Commented on: 31 weeks ago (February 23, 2014)

Your comments regarding Joe are spot on. It's about freaking time that a clear, united team is in place there and pushing things forward.

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