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Tami Reller Talks: Windows 8 at 16 Months Commented on: 43 weeks ago (February 16, 2014)

Paul, is there any word at all on when that Nokia handset unit deal will actually close?

The delay seems like it'd be a serious problem for MS. The deal was originally announced on...

Windows 7 to be Available on Consumer PCs Through October Commented on: 44 weeks ago (February 14, 2014)

"First, Windows 8 is the most poorly received version of Windows since Windows Vista."

Wasn't Windows 7 the only version of Windows, other than Windows 8, since Windows Vista? Also, wasn't...

Nokia Lumia Icon Preview Commented on: 44 weeks ago (February 12, 2014)

"But it's also really blocky looking, and nothing like the svelte Lumia 925-type case I was hoping to see."

Unlike most Lumias, yes, but very much like its Verizon predecessor, the 928....

Windows Phone 8.1 Feature Set Possibly Leaked Commented on: 44 weeks ago (February 11, 2014)

The Bing apps are really great. These are the best apps for WP (for ANY phone), and they really showcase MS's strengths as a truly innovative and imaginative software company.

However, I am...

What the Tech 200: Microsoft's New CEO Commented on: 44 weeks ago (February 9, 2014)

You read and hear a lot about Nadella's alleged *weakness* in his lack of experience in the consumer side of the business, which seems to be another way of saying he is untested in marketing...

What the Heck is Happening to Windows? Commented on: 44 weeks ago (February 9, 2014)

Conceptually, the "project" of W8 still makes a lot of sense to me, even from a productivity focused standpoint. The grand design seemed to be to add a large new feature set (in effect a complete...

Windows 8.1 Update 1: Modern Mouse Improvements Commented on: 45 weeks ago (February 6, 2014)

"But in Windows 8.1 Update 1, the firm is taking the next logical step by making it easier for traditional PC users to navigate Modern experiences with the mouse."

IMHO, this should have...

Windows Phone Device Stats: January 2014 Commented on: 46 weeks ago (January 30, 2014)

The 920 demonstrates that, with proper marketing, WP can achieve some measure of (relative) success at the high end. One of the problems with the subsequent 1020 and 1520, and the unmentioned 925...

SkyDrive Becomes OneDrive Commented on: 46 weeks ago (January 27, 2014)

SkyDrive was still better, IMHO, but OneDrive isn't bad, which is much more than I can say for a lot of MS' product names ("bing" , "Zune", "Xbox", ... the list goes on).

Besides, "One Ring...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Preview: Now with More Integration Commented on: 47 weeks ago (January 22, 2014)

Agree 100%.

I only "get it" because I know power users of the desktop are hyper-sensitive and suffer from debilitating OCD. Today, the UI elements seen in W7 are spoken of as the perfect...

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