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Microsoft Abruptly Kills Skype for Windows Phone 7 Commented on: 33 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: 33 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: 37 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: 46 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: 50 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: 50 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: 1 year 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: 1 year 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...

The Golden Age of Choice Commented on: 1 year ago (November 17, 2013)

I have to disagree with Paul. I feel like these walled gardens are only getting worse. Windows Phone can't participate in Google chats or use Google Calendar at all (neither can Windows 8 there...

Surface Stats and Speculation Commented on: 1 year ago (August 26, 2013)

Agreed. Mine is so adequate for my needs that I handed my company-issued Dell latitude laptop back to them and only use my Surface RT on the go.

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