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Today's $300 PCs Already Compete with Chromebook Commented on: 10 weeks ago (August 22, 2014)

Looking forward to that review / comparion, Paul!
But let's get some things straight ahead of it:

"This doesn't have a Haswell processor, but its NVIDIA Tegra K1 Quad Core processor...

So What Does a $200 PC Look Like? Commented on: 10 weeks ago (August 19, 2014)

USD 200 is actually a surprisingly low price for that kind of hardware. Especially compared to the ChromeOS version.
But do we have any idea on how the AMD A4 SoC will perform? I think the...

What I Use (Home Swap): Home Internet Access Commented on: 12 weeks ago (August 7, 2014)

In Germany, you can get Triple Play (i.e. IPTV with hundreds of channels, albeit mostly SD rather than HD), voice (all national land-line calls included) and data (16 MBit down, 2.4 MBit up) for...

What I Use (Home Swap): Cellular Internet Access Commented on: 12 weeks ago (August 7, 2014)

To avoid most the trouble with locked phones, SIM card sizes and voice forwarding, I would have suggested to use one or two devices (non-voice preferrably) as hot spots using a local SIM and...

Sleeping with the Enemy: Google + Microsoft Office Commented on: 17 weeks ago (June 30, 2014)

I keep believing that I have only really simple requirements for Office (Word/Docs in my case), but every single time I check cross-compatibility between actual Office and anything else it's a...

Surface Pro 3: Fan and Heat Commented on: 22 weeks ago (May 27, 2014)

With regard to heat and fan noise:
There should be a hardware switch to turn on "tablet mode" which reduces CPU/GPU frequency to the extent that not cooling is required. In my experience...

Surface Pro 3 Preview Commented on: 23 weeks ago (May 20, 2014)

With all this general talk on the event not a single word on the Surface Mini missed in action? Or in the separate post on the live event?

Intel Gets Serious About Chromebook Commented on: 25 weeks ago (May 8, 2014)

@pbookes: ;-)
I too got one of these worthless pieces of junk for my 70+ year-old parents. Unfortunately, while they rarely adjust alpha channels, they do need to exchange Word documents,...

It's Official: OneNote is Now Free for Everyone Commented on: 32 weeks ago (March 17, 2014)

Is the ribbon interface a preview of what we can expect to come with Office 2014 for the Mac? I'd appreciate it because, probably unlike almost everybody I know, I love the ribbon interface and...

Google Brings Chrome Apps to Mobile Devices Commented on: 39 weeks ago (January 30, 2014)

Wonder if this will ever make its way through the gates of the Apple App Store. Weren't there rules to forbid any kind of interpreter, compiler or other intermediary platform on which separate...

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