Microsoft Updates Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview Commented on: 18 weeks ago (May 14, 2014)

There are a few nice things in 8.1 - more tabs in IE, tab button, swipe gestures, but too many drawbacks - People doesn't have a 'recent' pivot, Facebook integration's been removed everywhere, and...

Windows Phone 8.1 Tip: Master Social Networking Integration Commented on: 21 weeks ago (April 23, 2014)

I disagree with your comment on the Connect pivot. We used to not even need that. We could use FB/Twitter in the 'What's New' pivot because it was deeply integrated. Why should I have to use an...

Windows Phone On-Screen Buttons? Commented on: 39 weeks ago (December 17, 2013)

I would disagree with this idea - both virtual buttons and capacitive buttons. Just put actual, real, physical buttons on the device. That solves the problem of accidentally brushing the...

Xbox One Preview Commented on: 1 year ago (May 23, 2013)

There's a used game fee, which means I would be paying twice to play a used copy of Halo 5 or Street Fighter 5 or whatever other game comes out on that system. That is utterly ridiculous and anti...

Bad News, Windows Phone Fans: Google Now is the Real Deal Commented on: 1 year ago (February 15, 2013)

Google Now's smart assistant is more useful to me than a Siri clone would be. My biggest issue with Windows Phone is the glacial pace of updates and new features. I seriously believe that...

Fixing Windows 8, Part 5: Built-in Apps Commented on: 1 year ago (December 27, 2012)

I agree that the built-in apps leave a lot to be desired. That's part of the reason I'm looking to sell my Surface device (that and that I need the money).

X-Box Music and X-Box video -...

Windows Phone 8 Tip: Understand Your PC Sync Options Commented on: 1 year ago (December 24, 2012)

Paul, you may be interested to see this is a very popular topic on the User Voice site:

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Fixing Windows 8, Part 1: App Bar Commented on: 1 year ago (December 23, 2012)

Paul, This is one of MANY complaints I have about Windows 8. I have had so much trouble figuring out which features are available and which aren't, especially in Mail, Calendar, Travel, Photos,...

Responding to Feedback, Microsoft Makes Changes to Windows 8 File Management Commented on: 2 years ago (January 31, 2012) This is great info on the file system, and a few welcome improvements to what we currently have. I recall reading about the data redundancy in ReFS, but that's not a consumer feature at this...
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