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Windows 8.1 Review Commented on: 1 year ago (September 8, 2013)

It's really nice for you to recommend the Windows 8.1 upgrade to us, but mid-October is still over a month away. Can you point me to a site where I can download the final bits for myself. If...

There are Now Over 110 Million Windows 8 Users Commented on: 1 year ago (September 2, 2013)

Windows 8 is the consolation prize you get once you decide that you simply cannot afford a MacBook.

RTM: What's In a Name? Commented on: 1 year ago (August 29, 2013)

The only gap Windows 8.1 can close is the one with Windows 7. Microsoft is struggling to get back to the place they were in the Summer of 2009.

New Windows 8 “Back to School” Ad Strikes the Right Balance Commented on: 1 year ago (August 20, 2013)

Could Microsoft be any more dense? I just dropped on off my daughter at the University of Alabama (Roll Tide), and none of the students I saw were carrying iPads. The MacBook is the preferred...

Microsoft Reorg Explained Commented on: 1 year ago (July 12, 2013)

Microsoft can air all the dopey multitasking commercials they want, but I haven't seen any Windows Tablets that are as overall great as the iPad. And it's only going to get worse. There are...

Windows 8.1 Tip: Optimize for the Desktop Commented on: 1 year ago (July 2, 2013)

I also found that double clicking many files will still launch METRO applications. Clicking on a JPG image for example launches the METRO Photos app. It can be fixed for each file extension using...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: Start Button Commented on: 1 year ago (June 26, 2013)

I don't really understand why Microsoft would not want to have their logo on every desktop, where most users spend all of their time.

Maybe that was Microsoft's plan all along. To project...

Microsoft Reverses Course on Xbox One Policies Commented on: 1 year ago (June 19, 2013)

I seriously doubt Microsoft spent years analyzing customer needs for Windows 8. It feels more like a hastily prepared and ill-conceived response to the iPad. The bundling of the Metro Interface...

Apple iOS 7 Preview Commented on: 1 year ago (June 11, 2013)

I second the love for translucent UI panels. The problem with picking colors in a UI is that colors often clash. No where is this more evident in the new Windows 8 start screen. Translucent...

Xbox One Game Licensing Explained Commented on: 1 year ago (June 7, 2013)

It really does seem that everything coming out of Redmond these days is overly complicated. If there is anything to learn from Apple's Success it's this: consumers abhor complexity.


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