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Windows 8.1 Update 1: Modern App Taskbar Previews Commented on: 5 weeks ago (March 8, 2014)

And when you close that app, where do you go back: Start Screen, or Desktop (does Windows "remembers" it was started from the Desktop?)

Rethinking the Home Server Commented on: 10 weeks ago (February 2, 2014)

I believe the Western Digital My Cloud has an automatic backup option to another NAS (though the mirror NAS may have to be another WD...). IMHO, using 2 mirrored inexpensive NAS, such as WD My...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Preview: Now with More Integration Commented on: 12 weeks ago (January 22, 2014)

So, when you click this X button, where do you go back: the start screen or the desktop? Could it be tied to the way you configure Windows: if you boot directly to the desktop, then this X...

It’s Official: The iPad is a PC Commented on: 45 weeks ago (May 31, 2013)

I have a headless PC at home. Why is it considered as a "PC" if it has no screen and no keyboard? An iPad is actually closer to the "generally accepted definition of a PC" than this thing... and...

(Re)Start Me Up: The Great Windows 8 Debate Commented on: 48 weeks ago (May 10, 2013)

This is obviously a hot topic! I think the discussion should be, not that much around the Start Button, but about the desktop itself...

If the desktop only exists in W8 for BACKWARD...

Zero Data: PC Free Doesn’t Mean No PC Commented on: 1 year ago (February 26, 2013)

One thing that still puzzles me is why the W8 Metro interface is not "PC-Free" in itself... I understand that the variety of HW configurations is a challenge, but is it a bigger challenge than...

The Morning After: A Look at the New Normal in Windows 8 Upgrade Pricing Commented on: 1 year ago (February 1, 2013)

As far as the 32-bit OEM, I guess there may be a few enthusiasts building their own zero-noise HTPC around fanless Atom processors & SSD... Which brings a question: if Microsoft really cares...

Office for iPad: Yes or No? Commented on: 1 year ago (January 30, 2013)

"The Windows 8 Battle Moves from Software to Devices" said Paul... That's the key IMHO: Microsoft, as an OS Company is moving to Devices, but Microsoft, as a Software Company should protect...

Surface Pro Overview Video: It’s Better Because It’s a PC Commented on: 1 year ago (January 25, 2013)

I agree with Paul: Surface Pro is… a PC!
One of the things that made the PC what it is today was its ubiquity: from (mostly idling) personal computers to 24/7 industrial controllers,...

Clean Install Windows 8 with Upgrade Media Commented on: 1 year ago (January 7, 2013)

I just built a cheap headless Mini-ITX PC with Windows 8. My goal was to replace a bulky, power-hungry, but bullet-proof Dell Core 2 Quad, running Vista 64 Home Premium and used as file/media...

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