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Yes, Microsoft Will (Continue to) Use Lumia Name for Its Smart Phones Commented on: 25 weeks ago (October 21, 2014)

My experience with the Nokia Lumia 1520, when someone asks what that big thing is, is that if I say it's a "Lumia" or it's a "Nokia" I'm met with quizzical stares. But when I say it's a "Windows...

Windows Technical Preview is Microsoft's Alchemy Moment Commented on: 28 weeks ago (October 3, 2014)

Encouraging in the extreme! I have the TP only on my Surface Pro 3 so far. In my home, I have a Surface Pro, a Surface Pro 3, an all-in-one desktop and a small touchscreen laptop on Windows 8...

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Commented on: 28 weeks ago (September 30, 2014)

Pleasantly surprised, I think. Was hoping for an earlier release, and back when we thought of it as Windows 9 or Threshold, I was more certain than I am now that it will be a free upgrade. Going...

Microsoft Screen Sharing For Lumia Phones HD-10 Preview Commented on: 32 weeks ago (September 4, 2014)

Any word on when it will be available for older Lumia devices, such as the 1520? I guess I can order the HD-10 sometime this month, but will have to wait until the Lumia Denim update arrives. I...

Consumer Apps and Services: Microsoft's Often-Overlooked Crown Jewels Commented on: 32 weeks ago (August 31, 2014)

It was the promise of exactly this kind of integration that kept my interest in Windows Phone alive during my long years of sole reliance on Blackberry for mobile devices. I came to cloud...

Microsoft Belatedly Moves to Fix Windows App Store Commented on: 33 weeks ago (August 28, 2014)

I've had experience with all the major app stores -- itunes, google play, amazon, BlackBerry and Windows Phone -- and they each had and still have this problem. I have 236 apps under "My Apps" on...

Surface Pro 3 Docking Station: First Impressions Commented on: 37 weeks ago (July 30, 2014)

I would be interested to hear how the docking station relates to your preferred display angle, so far as typing, browsing, reading etc. You lose all that newfangled flexibility.

Surface Pro 3: Pen Loop Commented on: 42 weeks ago (June 22, 2014)

I've been using a loop like this with my original Surface Pro and it was about 6 bucks and works perfectly well. I put it on the back of the Surface itself on the right hand side, just below the...

Amazon Fire Phone Preview Commented on: 43 weeks ago (June 19, 2014)

I have and my family still intermittently uses the first 4 Kindles made. I continue to buy eBooks and audio books from Amazon but mostly access them on my Windows desktops, Laptops, Surface and/...

Surface Pro 3: The Mobile Office Commented on: 45 weeks ago (June 6, 2014)

With the new pen and OneNote integration, I am anxious to see if there's been improvement in handwriting recognition-to-text and more integration of this feature overall on the SP3.

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