Plan B for Windows Phone? Commented on: 41 weeks ago (July 8, 2014)

I'm just going to say this... why is it that Microsoft seems more threatened by Apple than Google? If I had the chance, I'd push Microsoft to partner with Apple to allow cross-platform Windows/iOS...

Microsoft Works to Get Windows 8/RT Users Updated to 8.1 Commented on: 42 weeks ago (July 1, 2014)

This is a good move on their part, and frankly I don't understand why they didn't do it this way in the first place.

I'm also thrilled by the prospect of Windows 9 being pushed out "for...

Google I/O 2014: Android Takes the L Commented on: 43 weeks ago (June 25, 2014)

For the benefit of the critics, THIS is why Microsoft is realizing that they can't afford to keep their software and services off of Android and iOS.

As much as I, a Microsoft fanboy,...

Surface Pro 3: Pen Loop Commented on: 43 weeks ago (June 22, 2014)

Yep, they come with the Type Covers.

I opted against attaching mine, instead choosing to clip my pen on the groove between the keyboard and the display magnet.

I mentioned on Twitter...

Surface Pro 3 Tip: Configure Which OneNote to Use with Pen Commented on: 43 weeks ago (June 21, 2014)

It does seem that you need to install the version from OneNote.com in order to have this function (or there's some reason why Windows Update isn't offering it).

How Will Amazon Change the Smart Phone Market? Commented on: 46 weeks ago (June 5, 2014)

This isn't the first news today that I've read suggesting a smartphone announcement. But I like that you suggest it might not be a phone but something else. I was actually thinking that it might...

Surface Pro 3: Desktop PC Replacement? Commented on: 47 weeks ago (May 31, 2014)

For what it's worth, I use SP2 on my desk at work with the dock and an external monitor/keyboard. The fan runs no differently-- no more/less-- than it does in normal operation, in 6 months of...

Surface Pro 3: Understanding the Hardware in Each Version Commented on: 48 weeks ago (May 24, 2014)

Something I think might help Microsoft in a future generation is to think about graphics.

Intel graphics just doesn't cut it if you want to call it a truly Pro experience for "Creatives"....

Is This Office Touch for Windows? Commented on: 49 weeks ago (May 17, 2014)

That's pretty slick looking, overall, but it does seem as though the UI for the apps isn't very consistent. Maybe it doesn't need to be, but I'd personally prefer it. I guess we'll see what we get...

Microsoft Releases First Update to Xbox Music for Windows Phone 8.1 Commented on: 52 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.

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