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Windows 8.1 Update 1 + ModernMix? Commented on: 33 weeks ago (February 6, 2014)

Some videos of the leaked build show a taskbar that stays on-screen and turns black when a full-screen metro app is launched from the desktop and disappears when the app gains focus. What's the...

SkyDrive Becomes OneDrive Commented on: 35 weeks ago (January 27, 2014)

A senseless and frivolous lawsuit because a licensing deal could have easily been struck and Microsoft decided to give up and roll over without a fight? Or because of the "sky" bit? Because that...

Windows Phone Surges in Europe Commented on: 1 year ago (October 1, 2013)

I wonder if MS effectively killing the Nokia brand will have a strong negative effect on sales in Europe, just when they are starting to pick up. Quite frankly, this wouldn't surprise me. At all....

Windows 8.1 Tip: Configure Smart Search Commented on: 1 year ago (September 28, 2013)

So, is any of this Smart Search stuff going to work outside the US or will this turn search in Windows into something like search on Windows Phone, a feature you only activate by accident because...

Paul Thurrott’s Windows Phone 8 Version 1.01 Commented on: 1 year ago (August 7, 2013)

I was trying to change the search engine in mobile IE, but the option to change the default search engine doesn't exist, at least not where your book says it should be. I'm on a Samsung Ativ S...

Nokia: Optimistic About the Future, Realistic About Microsoft Commented on: 1 year ago (July 27, 2013)

I personally don't care much about apps, even on my iPad. But wouldn't it be nice if WP and W8 apps were one and the same, increasing the market share for that platform, making it a more...

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

I've just installed it in a VM and I'm really liking what I'm seeing so far. Kudos to Microsoft for providing an experience which is a whole lot less jarring. It partially broke Modernmix of...

Windows Weekly 317: Xbox 180 Commented on: 1 year ago (June 21, 2013)

You may have mentioned this on the podcast (and in that case I must have missed it), but rumor has it that the scrapped family plan was only for one hour demos. Any thoughts on this? Especially...

Windows Phone Developer Update Commented on: 1 year ago (February 25, 2013)

Windows phone is doing ok over here in Holland because of brand recognition, I've heard its selling pretty well in the UK as well, so I'd imagine this is also true for other Western European...

What the Tech 152: Does the Ecosystem Matter? Commented on: 1 year ago (February 13, 2013)

Did something go wrong when editing the show? Both the podcast I downloaded and the video here on this site cut off mid-sentence.

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