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How Microsoft is Taking Office Cross-Platform Commented on: 8 weeks ago (October 20, 2014)

"Office was completely rewritten in 1992-93."
Huh?
"it did in the past with Windows/Mac Office 6.0"
*4.2
Also, the first 32-bit version of Office was actually Office 4.2...

Windows 8.1 Update 2 is Shipping This Month Commented on: 19 weeks ago (August 4, 2014)

Personally I'd suggest that MS offer both options for the start menu.

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Hits RTM Commented on: 41 weeks ago (March 5, 2014)

I think that adding back the start menu is good enough. You can disable the hot corners and change file associations already in Win8.1.

Microsoft Extends Anti-Malware Support for Windows XP Commented on: 48 weeks ago (January 17, 2014)

You are misreading the article.

Apple's iWork Foibles Should Be a Warning to Microsoft Commented on: 1 year ago (November 5, 2013)

"The pass I think Paul is referring to is how is it OK for apple to do exactly the same thing to iWork that Microsoft did to windows 8 "
It is not exactly the same thing, and it is not the...

Looking for that Mythical Microsoft of Old Commented on: 1 year ago (October 13, 2013)

My personal favorite fiasco of the old Microsoft is the OS/2 2.0 fiasco.

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: Portrait Mode Commented on: 1 year ago (August 9, 2013)

I think MS is also allowing snap to work on 1024x768 with Win8.1. They are already allowing sales of it now but the manufacturer has to mention that it doesn't support snap.

In Blue: Portrait Mode Commented on: 1 year ago (August 3, 2013)

I think MS is finally allowing 4:3 1024x768 tablets now, but the manufacturers have to warn users they don't support snap, which as mentioned in other comments will be fixed in 8.1.

Windows 8.1 is a 21st Century Windows 3.1 Commented on: 1 year ago (July 18, 2013)

In ring 3 it is a tremendous change (it introduced Win32 and some preemptive multitasking and memory protection that even Win32s did not have), though it did not eliminate all 16-bit code.

Windows 7 SP1 Hits Automatic Installation Milestone Commented on: 1 year ago (May 8, 2013)

MS have never put things like IE upgrades into Service Packs.

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