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Microsoft Is Selling MixRadio Commented on: 27 weeks ago (December 21, 2014)

I think selling Mix Radio is a big mistake. MS should have merged it into Xbox Music instead. The two services have some overlap, but not a lot really. In fact, Mix would have filled one of the...

Windows 10 Tip: Pin Items to the Start List Commented on: 28 weeks ago (December 16, 2014)

Thanks for the tip. I didn't realize that you could do that! I have generally used pinned Start items (Windows 7 and the Start8 menu) for programs which I didn't use enough to justify pinning to...

Here's Where the New OneDrive Strategy Falls Apart Commented on: 28 weeks ago (December 16, 2014)

Yes, they need to have a way to easily see what is on the cloud and to sync it all at the same time. The ways I see to do this (other than how 8.1 does it) are:

1. Mobile app (as...

Office 365 Home and Personal Subscribers Get 1 TB of Free OneDrive Storage Starting Today Commented on: 50 weeks ago (July 16, 2014)

The only worry I have is what is given can be taken away as well. Or the price go up a bunch once you are dependent on what is in the subscription.

Beats Music Preview Commented on: 1 year ago (January 18, 2014)

As a subscriber to Rhapsody over 10 years, I must say that I am looking forward to the Beats launch; heck I even have my user name already reserved. Why? Because of the family pricing. For the...

Windows Phone Turned the Corner in 2013 Commented on: 1 year ago (December 19, 2013)

While I agree that things are looking up for Windows Phone, #3 still translates into the Linux of the mobile phone world, with Google playing the role of Windows and Apple playing the role of,...

Windows RT and Surface 2: What Will It Take? Commented on: 1 year ago (September 28, 2013)

For work, I doubt that I will moving off the desktop anytime soon. I use SQL Server tools as well as Visual Studio.

But for home/companion devices, I could get by with RT with the...

RTM: What's In a Name? Commented on: 1 year ago (August 28, 2013)

I know! Fly developers to New Zealand on Oct 17t.h, so that they can get working on updates ASAP when the staggered release starts. If the app is being used on the other side of the world, one...

Windows Phone 8 + GDR2: Google Account Support Commented on: 1 year ago (August 25, 2013)

Why didn't MS do this for RT also instead of just butchering the calendar app?

TWiT Live Specials 165: Steve Ballmer Leaving Microsoft Commented on: 1 year ago (August 23, 2013)

Oh please let it not be Sinofsky. He helped cause the whole current mess MS is in. Win 8.0 could have been 8.1 instead but for Sinofsky's stubbornness and unwillingness to compromise.

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