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Consumer Apps and Services: Microsoft's Often-Overlooked Crown Jewels Commented on: 7 weeks ago (August 31, 2014)

A friend of mine is a daytrader, he listens to CNBC all day long, the crew of which often has a row of Apple devices across their desks. He has been bad mouthing Microsoft for years now because of...

Office Lens for Windows Phone Gets a Nice Update Commented on: 10 weeks ago (August 6, 2014)

The inability to use an @outlook.com account with O365 business accounts is a huge pain in the A. No doubt. Adds a mountain of confusion to the process. I just dropped my 0365 Small Business...

Surface Pro 3 + Mandarin Oriental Hotels Commented on: 12 weeks ago (July 28, 2014)

So was the device locked down to the touch interface? Was desktop available? Could you have downloaded Malware etc, or was that all blocked by policies etc? I kept waiting for the bad parts in the...

Surface Pro 3 Wi-Fi Fix Commented on: 13 weeks ago (July 18, 2014)

Experienced a limited connection issue at a customers house today, and very slow internet with 3 bars of connectivity. I suppose the problem could have been on there end, but....

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WPC 2014: Microsoft's Chromebook Counterattack Commented on: 13 weeks ago (July 15, 2014)

So where as a Chrome book which can only function as a web browser now has credibility, Windows RT, which runs Microsoft Office, has a touch screen, and can run apps from the app store, does not...

Tip: Backup All of Your Smart Phone Photos to OneDrive Commented on: 16 weeks ago (June 24, 2014)

OneDrive is awesome, it is what happens when MS finally gets something right. But it took a while to get here, and there are a few quirks.

I don't want to backup every single photo I take,...

Nook + Samsung Commented on: 19 weeks ago (June 5, 2014)

I am almost ready to stop using Kindle on Windows because the Nook app is so superior. It's not like Amazon to be so ignorant of their customer base. I guess MS better fortify that base by getting...

Surface Pro 3: Battery Life, Part 1 Commented on: 20 weeks ago (May 30, 2014)

"Sometimes I press and hold the power button in order to just reset the thing and it comes back on, finally, but not in a cold boot; everything is the way I left it."

Interesting that it...

Windows Phone 8.1 Tips: The Ultimate Compendium Commented on: 25 weeks ago (April 26, 2014)

With the 8.1 update I assumed I would be able to voice navigate to a contacts address using turn by turn Navigation. Can you point out exactly what I am supposed to "say" to Cortana to accomplish...

Windows Team Sets Schedule to Ludicrous Speed Commented on: 25 weeks ago (April 23, 2014)

Under promise and over deliver, that is always a good strategy, unlike the flawless gesture swiping we saw years ago for the Xbox that has never really developed into anything useful.

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