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

Touch has not been deprecated. Touch has been deprecated on traditional keyboard-mouse-based PCs. Let's see how they handle things on tablets and 2-in-1s the next time around. I think they're...

Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter First Impressions Commented on: 3 weeks ago (October 2, 2014)

Couple of points....

Machinarium, got it.

Yes, sound goes over HDMI, so through the TV. Assume you still change default sound output in Big Windows, haven't tried it yet.


Live from San Francisco: It's the Future of Windows Commented on: 3 weeks ago (September 30, 2014)

No build today, as I previously reported. That happens in October. But the good news is ... very early October. Like next week October.

What About Amazon Mobile Devices? Commented on: 3 weeks ago (September 28, 2014)

I'm just not getting any of these new devices. I still read the newspapers on the Kindle Paperwhite I got last year.

Better than Chromebook? A $250 PC Gets It Done Commented on: 3 weeks ago (September 28, 2014)

First, you need to use Google Search on that Chromebook to look up the terms "pedantic" and "literally."

There are always exceptions to any statement. Yes, some people can get work done on...

Apple iPhone 6 First Impressions Commented on: 4 weeks ago (September 26, 2014)

In person, it doesn't resemble the 925 at all.

Developer Preview Users Getting New Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Build ... And Cyan! Commented on: 4 weeks ago (September 26, 2014)

So, right.

The Developer Preview bypasses the carriers with OS updates.

It does not do so with Lumia firmware updates.

So this news is about two things. A new OS update...

Apple Botches First iOS 8 Update Commented on: 4 weeks ago (September 25, 2014)


Antennagate was real. Read the official Steve Jobs biography.

And it happened with the iPhone 4, two years before the iPhone 5. If you were able to replicate that with your...

What the Tech 228: The Pointillize Effect Commented on: 4 weeks ago (September 24, 2014)

I just care more about Microsoft's products and use them more often. I don't care that much about Apple, and I don't pay as close attention to what they're doing.

There's no change in...

Apple iPhone 6 Plus First Impressions Commented on: 4 weeks ago (September 24, 2014)

Well, allow me to clear this up. The hard edge of the iPhone 5S does hurt when you hold it.

So, there you go.

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