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Is This Really Why Microsoft Made Windows 8? Commented on: 25 weeks ago (February 21, 2014)

There's a theory that the main reason for including Metro in Windows 8 was to derive a significant income through selling advertising space in Metro apps. To me, that seems a far more logical...

Cheap vs. Good Value Commented on: 31 weeks ago (January 14, 2014)

All this is just my opinion. Other opinions are available.

Chromebooks are promoted as being less expensive, far simpler and far more reliable than Windows. That's an extremely attractive...

Xbox 360, not Apple TV, is the Real King of the Living Room Commented on: 1 year ago (June 2, 2013)

Perhaps it's a cultural thing, but amongst the people I know nobody would even begin to consider having a games console in the living room. The adults don't want the children playing games and...

Microsoft Offers a Free User Guide for Windows 8 Commented on: 1 year ago (May 23, 2013)

I find it ironic that the first line of the brochure states "Windows has been reimagined to be all about you and your style of working." when so many people are of the opinion that it's actually...

(Re)Start Me Up: The Great Windows 8 Debate Commented on: 1 year ago (May 12, 2013)

Even amongst the most enthusiastic of Windows 8's fans, many say they never use Metro or its apps, or only very rarely.

The various utilities such as Classic Start and StartIsBack which...

Zero Data: PC Free Doesn’t Mean No PC Commented on: 1 year ago (February 26, 2013)

It's too slow, too unreliable, too vulnerable to malicious attacks or accidental outages, and there's too much risk of the company that provides the service suddently withdrawing it for any reason...

Office 2013 Gotcha: Standalone Products are for One PC Only Commented on: 1 year ago (February 14, 2013)

Now seems like a very good time to explore what LibreOffice has to offer.

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