Windows 8 Embedded Goes GA Commented on: 1 year ago (March 20, 2013)

About time. I am tired of barcode scan computers running WinMo 6.x and Palm OS with no way forward. Google/Motorola had 3 years to do something in Android but I guess they were too dazzled by...

Windows Phone 8 App Pick: Skype 2.4 Commented on: 1 year ago (March 19, 2013)

I echo this query. It is currently not installed on my phone thanks to a couple of quick battery drain episodes when it was running in the background after being used for texting.

It’s Time to Bring Back NT Commented on: 1 year ago (March 11, 2013)

I was an OS/2 devotee back in the NT days and I don't think IBM was far off when they jokingly called the 3.x versions "Nice Try." I remember the transition was fairly difficult in terms of...

What I Use: March 2013 Commented on: 1 year ago (March 6, 2013)

I am glad somebody got a yellow Lumia. After waiting nearly 3 months, I gave up and bought a white one (with a yellow gel skin). I was afraid they only made enough for reviews and advertisements...

Rhapsody 3.0 for Windows Phone 8 Commented on: 1 year ago (February 17, 2013)

Note for Mac OS users: there is no native client application for Rhapsody...web interface only.

Going Pro: Trouble in Paradise Commented on: 1 year ago (February 15, 2013)

Regarding your phone, I notice that Skype for WP8 will suck your battery right down even if the live tile is turned off and you aren't using it. After searching, I found that several people had...

Going Pro: When Push Comes to Shove Commented on: 1 year ago (February 15, 2013)

Give in to reading glasses. They are your friend.

Bad News, Windows Phone Fans: Google Now is the Real Deal Commented on: 1 year ago (February 13, 2013)

It turns out that rewriting the entire operating system so it is nearly the same in functionality with the old one (but still doesn't manage to be compatible with the new desktop OS even though it...

Going Pro: Portrait Mode Commented on: 1 year ago (February 12, 2013)

National Geographic on the Nook software looks fantastic in either portrait or landscape mode. Most of my books are on the Kindle, but since I've read them all I didn't really have reason to...

Going Pro: Thinking About Performance Commented on: 1 year ago (February 10, 2013)

MacBook Pro 11 also doesn't get enough battery life to take you through the whole day because it has a decent processor. If you want a thin form factor, you can either have performance or battery...

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