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Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard First Impressions Commented on: 3 weeks ago (October 3, 2014)

Another review from Paul "Fat Fingers" Thurrott, the man with hands the size of Lou Ferrigno's.

Re the size differential between the SP 3 keyboard and this mobile keyboard, is the ratio...

Windows 10 Tip: Swap Between Start Menu and Start Screen Commented on: 3 weeks ago (October 2, 2014)

" ... you can switch between the Start menu and the Start screen at any time."

Good. I'd hate to lose the Start Screen.

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Commented on: 3 weeks ago (October 1, 2014)

The fact that Metro Office didn't launch with Windows 8 has always seemed ridiculous to me. Office is MS's killer app. Instead, we *still* have no ETA on Modern Office, months after Office for...

HP Announces $100 Tablet, $200 Laptop Commented on: 3 weeks ago (September 30, 2014)

Exactly how smoothly does full W8.1 run on a $100 tablet? I am assuming this is fanless device. How thick is it?

Windows ... TH? Commented on: 3 weeks ago (September 29, 2014)

Given the prevailing view that the only successful Windows releases are those immediately following each unsuccessful release (i.e., every "other" Windows), "Windows 9" seems like a must (i.e.,...

Windows Weekly 381: Wireless Wires Commented on: 3 weeks ago (September 27, 2014)

"Some of these are Windows 8 devices, they aren't all RT ..."

Huh? I only listen to this show (i.e., I'm not on it), and even I know that only one device, other than those made by Microsoft...

Apple Botches First iOS 8 Update Commented on: 4 weeks ago (September 25, 2014)

"You gotta keep your inner circle membership current."

Their media relations department is run like the Kremlin. Aside from that, it still astonishes me how there remains an army of...

Windows 8 Device Stats: September 2014 Commented on: 4 weeks ago (September 24, 2014)

Not. Surprised. At. All.

On a small screen and low cost device, having something thin, light, fanless, and with high battery-life counts for a lot. Windows RT makes much more sense than...

BLU Win JR First Impressions Commented on: 4 weeks ago (September 23, 2014)

Is getting a phone in basic black too much to ask for these days, or am I the only person left on earth who *doesn't* want his phone to glow in the dark?


For the Windows Fan, the iPhone 6 is No Lumia Commented on: 4 weeks ago (September 23, 2014)

I love WP. As someone who needs a smartphone for "the basics," and isn't too fussed about this or that esoteric app (I don't *live* in my phone), the major smartphone platforms, from a purely...

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