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August firmware updates released for Surface Pro 2 and 3 Commented on: 1 week ago (August 20, 2015)

And it doesn't actually update anything for Surface Pro 3s.

Unlocked Surface 3 LTE devices now available in US Commented on: 4 weeks ago (July 28, 2015)

"Currently they are only unlocked for AT&T and T-Mobile though."

What the heck does this mean? You can't 'unlock' a cellular device for a given network. Either it's locked to a...

Windows Media Center not Quite Dead Yet Commented on: 5 weeks ago (July 22, 2015)

AHA!!!! I bought a new PC last week - this is the system I use Media Center on - and it wouldn't download the TV Listings or cable provider data for days! Now I know what's up.

Man, I...

How Windows 10 Will Handle Clean Installs Commented on: 9 weeks ago (June 24, 2015)

If it works like Vista/Win7/Win8 and Win8.1 do it - it's a mix of ten or so markers in the computer including amount and arrangement of RAM, hard drive ID, CPU. ethernet MAC address and so on. You...

Microsoft plans to push mobile build 10136 to Windows 10 Insiders tomorrow Commented on: 10 weeks ago (June 15, 2015)

Gnar.. I was going to upgrade to 10136 since I've had to back out (Nokia 822 - did not play nice with 10080) but if 10145 is now next week.. I may just wait.

Windows 10 Deprecated Features with Alternatives Commented on: 11 weeks ago (June 9, 2015)

"There are a few alternatives that exist already, including XBMC and Plex, but the closest you'll get to the Windows Media Center experience is MediaPortal. "

If you're using Media Center...

Windows 10 can be clean installed during and after free upgrade Commented on: 11 weeks ago (June 9, 2015)

There are still two specific scenarios not addressed:

1. I want to completely wipe my hard drive (viruses or a new hard drive for example) and reinstall from scratch. I'm assuming that...

Preview: Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference Commented on: 11 weeks ago (June 6, 2015)

"It's not a fan event."

Yeah ... it is. I've been several. I've presented a session at one.

It's a fan event.

POLL Results: Your plans for when Apple Watch is released Commented on: 19 weeks ago (April 13, 2015)

I have an ASUS ZenWatch. It's stylish. It works well. It seems to be able to do most of what the Apple Watch can do at a much lower price even though it's a solid steel watch with a leather strap...

Remix Ultra tablet, a Surface look-a-like, hits Kickstarter Commented on: 22 weeks ago (March 26, 2015)

This is such a mixed bag.

Android on a large tablet is kind of the worst of both worlds - not as portable and not as powerful.

Still, I might have gone for the $350 pledges (there's...

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