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Windows 10 Tip: Disable Desktop Animations Commented on: 2 days ago (October 23, 2014)

Windows 8 and 8.1 had window shadows too, and this control did toggle them -- but they were so very light that you could barely notice a difference.

Microsoft Delivers First Update to the Windows Technical Preview Commented on: 4 days ago (October 21, 2014)

I want to dual-boot my Surface Pro 3 by either partitioning the SSD or installing into a VHD file (which I did before with Windows 8), but I destroy my Surface every time I try. I suspect...

Microsoft Abruptly Kills Skype for Windows Phone 7 Commented on: 11 weeks ago (August 8, 2014)

Oh my God, 18% of Windows Phone users are still on 7.x? Someone start a charity for these people.

A Charmless "Threshold" with Virtual Desktops? Commented on: 11 weeks ago (August 7, 2014)

I don't work in retail, but I've "sold" many Windows tablets by demonstrating how quickly you can swipe with your thumb to change volume, brightness, wifi, notifications, and more. Compared to...

What We Learned About Office in the WPC 2014 Opening Keynote Commented on: 14 weeks ago (July 14, 2014)

OneNote needs some marketing. Even as a Microsoft fan I can't get into a regular use pattern with it. Maybe I'm too structured with my data and need to learn to just "dump it in OneNote" and...

FINALLY! Microsoft Frees Entertainment Experiences from the Shackles of Xbox Live Gold Commented on: 23 weeks ago (May 13, 2014)

Basically no one is going to cancel their XBLive subscription over this, because duh we still want to play games. So while interesting news, it doesn't really change the landscape much at all. If...

Windows Phone 8.1 Tip: Pin the Sense Apps to Start Commented on: 27 weeks ago (April 15, 2014)

Battery Sense is already taken by another app. Which I used quite a bit.

Windows Phone 8.1 Tip: Take a Screenshot Commented on: 27 weeks ago (April 14, 2014)

Consistent? This isn't what my Surface 2 uses for screenshots. It uses Windows+Volume Down.

Windows Weekly 353: Made Ya Look! Commented on: 32 weeks ago (March 13, 2014)

That Nook software is so much better than Kindle on Windows 8 it's not even funny. Was Amazon even trying? Oh wait, they probably weren't. I might thank that this was the product of Microsoft's...

Windows 8.1 Update 1: Modern App Taskbar Previews Commented on: 33 weeks ago (March 8, 2014)

Icon overlays would be nice, I use Outlook so I can tell when new mail is waiting without switching to the Start page.

Although having said that, I've been using the Start search as a...

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