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Windows Technical Preview is Microsoft's Alchemy Moment Commented on: 7 weeks ago (October 3, 2014)

For me, the big problem was that it felt very much like (and to a degree still feels like) Microsoft was trying to deprecate the desktop. I like Metro. I've gotten used to the Start screen. But it...

For the Windows Fan, the iPhone 6 is No Lumia Commented on: 9 weeks ago (September 23, 2014)

I think the reason you might get that reaction is twofold.

First, there really is a LOT of 'Why I Abandoned X for the iPhone' articles out there. Those of us who have used the iPhone in...

Surface Pro 3 Demand Outstrips Supply Commented on: 10 weeks ago (September 13, 2014)

Two of my friends have bought Surface Pro 3s and I have one as well. When I go anywhere, people always seem to ask 'Is that the Surface 3?'

Embracing Web Apps Commented on: 14 weeks ago (August 18, 2014)

Here's the reason Web apps aren't as user friendly or as robust in a nutshell: they still run in a browser. That causes all sorts of bizarre behaviour...

Like this: go into your favourite...

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Docking Station Review Commented on: 15 weeks ago (August 10, 2014)

Just a note about the "Plugable UD-3900 docking station".. that looks uncannily like the Toshiba DynaDock 3.0U" which I picked up for my SP3... it works but the display ports are driven with...

Xbox One Digital TV Tuner Coming to Europe in October Commented on: 15 weeks ago (August 10, 2014)

What I don't understand is - why are there so many devices like this for DVB-T - and so few for ATSC?

I have a micro DVB-T dongle - it's the size of half a stick of chewing gum. I have...

Surface Pro 3: Pen Primer Commented on: 25 weeks ago (June 3, 2014)

For me.. this is quite literally the make or break for the Surface Pro 3. If I were just using the pen for taking notes, not a problem - but I draw and sketch on my tablets, so the pen is really,...

Arc Touch Mouse Surface Edition Review Commented on: 1 year ago (October 28, 2013)

"Indeed, it's worth mentioning that the Arc Touch Mouse Surface Edition will work with any Bluetooth-compatible PC"

Not entirely correct. This is a Bluetooth SMART device - you need...

How Microsoft Can Fix Xbox One Commented on: 1 year ago (June 17, 2013)

Couple of things..

About resell - only dealers authorized by Microsoft can resell. So the pool of resellers will almost certainly be smaller. That means they can pay out less and charge...

Windows 8 Tip: Boot Directly to the Desktop with Skip Metro Suite Commented on: 1 year ago (January 5, 2013)

"Those trying to replace the new Metro-style experiences in Windows 8 are missing the point: These interfaces are the future of the PC, and I feel it’s better to dive right in, learn and master...

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