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What the “Blue” Leak Tells Us About Microsoft’s Strategy Commented on: 1 year ago (March 30, 2013)

I wonder what the usage stats are for Metro? 95% of my time is spent on the desktop. Based on anecdotal evidence (which obviously isn't the same as scientific evidence, but it's all that we have...

Windows 8/RT App Update: Mail Commented on: 1 year ago (March 29, 2013)

It's nice that you can search for e-mails, but for some strange reason, the Delete functionality disappears.

What the Tech 158: Windows Blue Commented on: 1 year ago (March 29, 2013)

I don't think MS is going to abandon the desktop until Office has been ported to Metro. Office is just too important to be left behind. Probably Visual Studio, too, since MS needs developers to...

Windows Phone Support Lifecycle is 18 Months Commented on: 1 year ago (March 18, 2013)

Does Microsoft know that phone contracts last 24 months?

Windows 8 Tip: Run Metro Apps in Windows on the Desktop Commented on: 1 year ago (March 7, 2013)

This is a beta. Has anyone tried it yet? How stable is it?

I have Start8 and I'll probably get this, too. I rarerly run any Metro apps on my desktop computer. Maybe this will get me to...

Blue Commented on: 1 year ago (February 18, 2013)

Doesn't Code Blue mean that a patient is about to die?

Enjoy SuperSite Content in the Windows 8 News App! Commented on: 1 year ago (February 3, 2013)

Too bad that pinning your site to the Start Screen doesn't support a Live Tile. It would be nice if the latest headlines were displayed.

Second Guessing Microsoft’s Surface Strategy Commented on: 1 year ago (February 3, 2013)

Regarding Windows RT, I haven’t seen any hard numbers, but it appears as if Intel’s Atom processors are superior to ARM which makes me wonder whether Windows RT was a mistake to begin with.

A Tale of Two Hybrid Windows Devices: Clover Trail vs. Ivy Bridge Commented on: 1 year ago (January 23, 2013)

I have a Surface RT, but if I had to do it all again I might have bought the Samsung ATIV Smart PC 500T instead. It seems to have the best mix of battery life, performance* and desktop...

Here Comes the Next Office Commented on: 1 year ago (January 15, 2013)

Paul,

I believe I've heard you claim that the ribbon makes it easier for users to find features. Do you (or anyone) have data to back that up?

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