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Desktop No Longer a Default Start Screen Tile in Windows RT 8.1 Commented on: 44 weeks ago (October 24, 2013)

I didn't whine.

The Xerox PARC style GUI was and is a true advancement. Metro, not so much—yet. It still is very 1.0-ish, but it will evolve into something better and even unrecognizable....

Why Microsoft Didn't Make a Bay Trail Surface Commented on: 44 weeks ago (October 21, 2013)

"This is a version of Windows that will never slow down, that will never succumb to decades of malicious software expertise or poorly-written drivers." And this, folks, is a version of Windows...

Looking for that Mythical Microsoft of Old Commented on: 45 weeks ago (October 12, 2013)

Fits Apple & Jobs, too. Synapse = the iEcosystem.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013) Commented on: 46 weeks ago (October 8, 2013)

Can one upload and use any fonts, like you can in browsers by using a .css file for page formatting that forces the fonts (e.g. usercontent.css in Firefox)?

Perhaps there's a hack?

Post-PC: When Will Then Be Now? Commented on: 46 weeks ago (October 8, 2013)

Depends on how you define being 'at the center of everything'. If you define it as media consumption and apps, sure.

But the center of actual computing (where there are never enough ops per...

Dell Venue Pro Preview Commented on: 46 weeks ago (October 5, 2013)

Gotta love free market competition.

Rethinking Ray Ozzie Commented on: 47 weeks ago (October 1, 2013)

What will be said in another decade?
Who's the unappreciated visionary of present time? Are there any?

The game is not over yet, or is it? Will there be another, and another, and...

Microsoft is Copying the Wrong Company Commented on: 51 weeks ago (September 6, 2013)

Since when did Windows become irrelevant? Irrelevant for what? On the other hand, smartphones, pads and apps are and will remain irrelevant for actual work. I could name many new major...

Chrome is Going Native Commented on: 51 weeks ago (September 6, 2013)

"Microsoft is much less influential than it was—heck, so is Windows"

The new gadgets are consumption devices. People who use the browser and apps, aren't influential.

Among the...

Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 1 year ago (August 29, 2013)

I use the F-keys and Esc all the time. Those look hard to hit. Form over function.

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