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Microsoft Provides a “First Look” at Windows 8.1 Commented on: 1 year ago (May 30, 2013)

I find it somewhat amusing, Paul, your line "Let that sink in, folks. Those are some major changes." with regard to snapping. When it's really just a start to returning to true "windows" (per the...

Rumor: Microsoft’s Secret Plan for Surface Domination Commented on: 1 year ago (May 24, 2013)

They are going to have to vastly improve educational games and apps in order for me to buy one over an ipad. Funding is coming in, and the clock is ticking. I'm afraid I may have to do the ipad...

Report: Windows 8 Secures 7.5 Percent of Tablet Market Commented on: 1 year ago (April 25, 2013)

Yes, they are obviously talking about Metro apps, which directly compete with iPad, etc. Nobody is going to be running Adobe Premiere on a touch interface. But until Windows 8 apps are there, I'...

In Blue: Multi-PC App Uninstall Commented on: 1 year ago (April 24, 2013)

agreed - when we try out apps and don't like them, they are forever listed in that list - I'd love to remove them.

Maybe They Should Just Call It Windows 7.8 Commented on: 1 year ago (April 19, 2013)

In the time people spend complaining about the lack of a Start button, they could easily pay their negligible $5 for Start8 from Stardock, which probably provides more funntionality that MS will...

Nokia Makes the Case for Instagram on Windows Phone 8 Commented on: 1 year ago (March 6, 2013)

Paul, do you find yourself missing any particular apps in the Windows Phone ecosystem? I would love to hear your analysis between iOS, Android, and Windows Phone.

Windows 8 Tip: Enable File History Commented on: 1 year ago (January 11, 2013)

Dropbox has the same functionality for any files stored within it. Plus, all those files' histories are accesible in the cloud from any browser. I've had great success with Dropbox and haven't...

Windows 8 Tip: Virtualize with Hyper-V Commented on: 1 year ago (January 11, 2013)

Paul, what would you recommend for a family PC that needs to run a lot of legacy 32-bit Windows games? It currently runs Windows 7, but I may go to Windows 8 - there are a lot of educational...

Skype Switcher Tip: Use Compact View Commented on: 1 year ago (January 10, 2013)

two thoughts - 1) get Trillian... I believe it's free, and it will handle all your IM services, including Skype and Facebook (been using it for years - the IM options are unparalled), and 2) since...

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