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Enabling GodMode for Windows 10 Commented on: 14 weeks ago (February 11, 2015)

This is what the Windows instant search scans when you start trying to find a setting from the Start search (Vista and 7) or Search charm (Windows 8). So you could just skip this and just type a...

A Quick Guide to Microsoft's Health Offerings Commented on: 22 weeks ago (December 19, 2014)

MSN Health app on Windows Phone: track diet and cardio (no strength training/lifting).

MSN Heath app on Windows 8 app: track diet and strength training (no cardio entry).

Why does...

Microsoft Details Lumia Denim Schedule, Camera Improvements Commented on: 22 weeks ago (December 18, 2014)

If I'm not mistaken, the Icon is only on Verizon.
And Verizon hasn't given Icon users the Cyan update yet, so we won't get denim either.

And unlike the OS, we can't bypass the carrier...

NOOK – Microsoft Commented on: 24 weeks ago (December 4, 2014)

This is a shame, because Nook is a great high-quality app on Windows 8. The Kindle app is absolute garbage in comparison.

Here's What's Really Happening to OneDrive in Windows 10 Commented on: 26 weeks ago (November 15, 2014)

If there aren't placeholders for OneDrive, I will stick with Windows 8.1. This is absolutely ridiculous to rip out that amazing feature. You know how you solve confusion? Just make everything...

Windows 10 Tip: Disable Desktop Animations Commented on: 30 weeks 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: 30 weeks 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: 41 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: 41 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: 44 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...

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