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Start Menu Will Replace Start Screen in Threshold Commented on: 3 weeks ago (July 1, 2014)

I really like the Start screen. I have not found a need or a use for a start menu that cannot be handled by the start screen. Desk top apps are easily pinned to the Start screen where they are...

Thinking About Microsoft's Brands Commented on: 3 weeks ago (June 30, 2014)

I really like the brand name Surface and many of friends are showing knowledge of the different types of Surfaces. That is, the brand name is now propagating. When I take my Surface to different...

Windows Phone 8.1 Tip: Use USB Screen Projection Commented on: 13 weeks ago (April 22, 2014)

I tried this on a non-touch Oosmio and the Surface Pro with a Nokia 920 -- Projection worked on both computers after I followed the instructions from Mr. Simpkins wrt for removing the phone from...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Tip: Toggle the Power Button Commented on: 14 weeks ago (April 10, 2014)

Thanks Paul and Tero. It works like a champ :-)

Windows Phone On-Screen Buttons? Commented on: 31 weeks ago (December 16, 2013)

I cannot agree more. In fact I mentioned this quite awhile ago as one of the issues with the WinPhone - at that time I wanted the buttons to be real buttons and not touch buttons. Every time I...

Windows 8.1 Tip: Use Bing to Make an Xbox Music Playlist Commented on: 36 weeks ago (November 12, 2013)

The procedure outlined by Paul worked on a Surface RT and a Surface Pro, both of which were updated through the store to Windows 8.1. As someone earlier said - this is awesome!!!

Nokia Lumia 1520/1320 Preview Commented on: 39 weeks ago (October 22, 2013)

Paul, These phablets look good. Two questions - 1. what are the physical dimensions (LxWxH) as compared to the 520, 920, 925, 1020, ... and 2. are they using GDR3?

Windows Phone 8 Update 3: Update Your Handset Today! Commented on: 40 weeks ago (October 14, 2013)

Thanks Paul for the info. Update installed and is running as advertised on my 920. The added feature of tapping on an X to close an App worked. Obviously other features need to be tested, but...

Nokia Picks SuperSite as Blog Star of the Week Commented on: 42 weeks ago (October 1, 2013)

Congratulations Paul, you deserve it. Your timely articles not only contain much content but they also illicit much discussion and diversity of opinion which adds to your informative site. Keep up...

Surface Frames: The First Surface 2 Ad Commented on: 42 weeks ago (September 28, 2013)

You may be correct, but keep in mind that 8.1 permits variable sizes for the two apps. It appears to be the snapped view as on 8.0, but that is a selectable position on 8.1 - meaning that moving...

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