Microsoft Consumer Services: Xbox Music Commented on: 14 hours ago (September 29, 2014)

As it stands, I'd recommend buying yourself a few Zune HDs so that you can keep using them for the next five years at least. Maybe by then X-Box Music will have almost caught up to where everyone...

Developer Preview Users Getting New Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Build ... And Cyan! Commented on: 4 days ago (September 25, 2014)

I would suspect the difference in Apple and Microsoft in timing is due to Apple having 1-3 device types to support (iPhone 5/S, iPhone 6, iPad), while Microsoft has quite a few more - various...

BLU Win HD First Impressions Commented on: 1 week ago (September 23, 2014)

It looks ok, but no camera button makes it a no-deal for me. I do like that it's got a microSD card slot.

10 iPhone 6/iOS 8 Features I'd Like to See in Windows Phone Commented on: 1 week ago (September 22, 2014)

We had message synch on Windows Phone 8/Windows 8, when we had Windows Live Messenger. But wait, Microsoft scrapped that for Skype for some reason. And so we lost a proven, great messenger for...

Xbox Video Updated for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8/8.1 Commented on: 1 week ago (September 19, 2014)

Paul, I think I might need someone to talk me down. It's been two years of suffering through X-Box Video and X-Box Music, and their glacial pace of change is making me look at the iPhone now....

A First Look at the Windows Technical Preview Commented on: 1 week ago (September 18, 2014)

That's one question I had - how well will Windows 9 work with 2K and 4K displays? I'm eager to run 2 2K monitors in Windows.

Amazon Launches New Kindle E-Readers, Tablets Commented on: 1 week ago (September 18, 2014)

I would respectfully disagree with you, and say I'm excited to see the new Kindle Voyage (Paperwhite 3). It's too expensive, yes, but finally the 300ppi model they talked about in rumors last...

Thinking About Platforms and Ecosystems Commented on: 2 weeks ago (September 13, 2014)

"...Windows isn't safe or simple for beginners."? Really? The interface itself is more sensible today, even in the Metro interface on Windows 8.1.1.
Touch screen: Tap an app to open it....

Windows 9 Technical Preview Screenshots Leak: An Analysis (Part 2) Commented on: 2 weeks ago (September 11, 2014)

I hope there's a theme that restores Aero Glass and the complete Windows 7 Start Menu look, without the Metro Apps.

I would much rather have Metro Apps pinned to the desktop as widgets than...

Windows 9 Technical Preview Screenshots Leak: An Analysis (Part 1) Commented on: 2 weeks ago (September 11, 2014)

What's the use for these virtual desktops? I don't get the appeal of them. Just minimize windows and maximize others. It looks like an easy way to forget which applications are running on which...

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