SkyDrive Becomes OneDrive Commented on: 11 weeks ago (January 29, 2014)

I call them "ATNU apps", or "Apps That Nobody Uses". Yes, it's a redundant acronym, sue me.

Desktop No Longer a Default Start Screen Tile in Windows RT 8.1 Commented on: 25 weeks ago (October 23, 2013)

The desktop may very well disappear from Windows RT, but since Windows RT is irrelevant this observation is also irrelevant.

Rethinking Ray Ozzie Commented on: 28 weeks ago (October 1, 2013)

"The day Microsoft ceases to be about consumer choice and tries to go the much simpler "one size fits all" route is the day Microsoft begins to spiral into decline and ultimately into...

Microsoft Wins the High Ground in War with Google Commented on: 35 weeks ago (August 17, 2013)

Well Microsoft certainly know all about secret APIs.

Are Libraries Going Away in Windows 8.1? Commented on: 44 weeks ago (June 10, 2013)

It actually wouldn't surprise me given that most Microsoft development these days seems to be concentrated on removing everything new that was added in Vista and Windows 7. Won't be long before we...

Mini-Tablets Will Not Take Over Windows Ecosystem This Year Commented on: 46 weeks ago (May 28, 2013)

Metro is fine as a tablet interface, it's the ham-fisted and ridiculously misguided attempt to shoehorn it onto the desktop that doesn't work. That's what people don't like, not Metro itself.

Lenovo Takes on MacBook Air with ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch Commented on: 48 weeks ago (May 17, 2013)

Windows 8 is not a selling point for anything.

(Re)Start Me Up: The Great Windows 8 Debate Commented on: 49 weeks ago (May 9, 2013)

You (and others) keep saying the Start screen is a superior app launcher, but you never actually say WHY it is superior.

Why is it superior, Paul? Why?

Windows 8.1 “Blue” Public Preview to Arrive in June Commented on: 49 weeks ago (May 8, 2013)

I know Microsoft are not all that bright when it comes to these things but if they think the start button is the only thing stopping people from switching to Windows 8 they are more deluded than I...

Blue Leaks Again ... and Again! Commented on: 52 weeks ago (April 20, 2013)

Really curious to see how a proper file manager in Metro will be possible, giving the sandboxing. Unless Microsoft have a way around the rules just for them of course (which would never happen,...

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