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Here's Where the New OneDrive Strategy Falls Apart Commented on: 1 day ago (December 17, 2014)

Lots of strong opinions here, but no solutions that address the many scenarios. I can see why Microsoft backed off the Win 8.x system.

One thing I have not seen is any mention of how this...

Tech Plurality: Gmail + iPhone Commented on: 11 weeks ago (October 1, 2014)

For those who suggest Outlook.com (or other services), there is a whole new set of tech plurality issues to wrestle with.
For example, try setting up a Hotmail account with an Android device...

Embracing Web Apps Commented on: 17 weeks ago (August 18, 2014)

Web apps may be the future, but they remain nearly always inferior experiences. Here's the analogy: I could ride a bike with handcuffs on, but I choose not to because it would slow me down,...

Surface Power Cover First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 39 weeks ago (March 20, 2014)

So, adamz, you know the location of every character, symbol or function on every keyboard layout? Wow, you're awesome!

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2014) First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 39 weeks ago (March 19, 2014)

Paul, I'd really appreciate a detailed assessment of the adaptive row / missing F keys. I use F keys all the time (mainly within IDEs like VS). If I'm going to spend $1800 on a machine the F key...

What the Heck is Happening to Windows? Commented on: 44 weeks ago (February 10, 2014)

These comments show how tough a job MS has on their hands. Let's all come back to this page in 5 years and see this discussion in hindsight. *That* will be interesting!

Beats Music for Windows Phone 8 Commented on: 45 weeks ago (January 31, 2014)

"..Beats Music is currently US-only. Obviously, that will change."

Based on the continued lack of availability of many such services outside the US, I'd argue you should have said. "It is...

Good News and Bad News for Windows Phone Commented on: 1 year ago (November 14, 2013)

I know it is off topic, Paul, but given the good/bad context here you simply have to see the first segment of the Daily Show from 10/29/2013. :-)

Surface RT + Outlook 2013 RT … + More? Commented on: 1 year ago (June 19, 2013)

It seems that there is a huge divide between those who see Outlook as powerful vs "clunky". You and Paul are in the latter category; I'm in the first. When I use a web mail app such as Hotmail or...

Sleeping with the Enemy: Outlook for Android Gets a Major UX Upgrade Commented on: 1 year ago (April 19, 2013)

Paul, you said "...contacts and calendar sync to the relevant Android apps...". But let's imagine hypothetically I have my phone with me and get someone's contact info.(!) There is no way to...

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