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Microsoft Addresses Surface Pro Concerns Commented on: 1 year ago (February 6, 2013)

Exactly. PC's run real operating systems, so Linux belongs there. Where desktop Linux does not belong is iPad or some such toy. For that kind of use we already have Android Linux.

Microsoft Invites Users to Retail Stores to Preview Surface Pro Commented on: 1 year ago (February 5, 2013)

Is the Pro version a US-only product launch? Or will MS this time attempt to compete globally against the status quo?

Google Nexus 4: Photos and First Impressions Commented on: 1 year ago (February 2, 2013)

They obviously dropped LTE to save what little battery life is available in the LG design. LTE is difficult to implement efficiently and is a power hog. And, of course, Google now need not pay LTE...

Office for iPad: Yes or No? Commented on: 1 year ago (January 31, 2013)

This is very simple. Office needs to be where people are. If it is not, it will lose. Considering how Google Apps are developing, MS cannot afford people to find out they do not in fact need...

Here Comes Windows Phone 7.8! Commented on: 1 year ago (January 31, 2013)

Nokia said earlier they will be providing some additional features with the update that are enabled by the firmware and are not part of the vanilla WP 7.8. Do you have any idea what these might be...

Nokia Drive+ Beta: Free Turn-by-Turn Navigation for All Windows Phone 8 Users (Eventually) Commented on: 1 year ago (January 24, 2013)

I was a tad sceptical about this at first, but, lo and behold, it actually gives me better routes than Google Maps on iPhone does, which has trouble distinquishing between various road types. It...

Fact Check: Windows 8 Pricing Identical to That for Windows 7 Commented on: 1 year ago (January 19, 2013)

"I think Apple has set the trend here with cheap OS upgrades."

No. Mac market share is so small that practically no-one knows what upgrading OSX costs. That is, Apple's desktop pricing is...

In Praise of the Windows Padfone Commented on: 1 year ago (January 18, 2013)

"...and adding phone calling to Windows is as simple as porting Windows Phone’s Phone app over to Windows 8."

Would that not effectively force MSF to pay GSM, EDGE, GPRS, WCDMA, LTE, and...

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