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How the Microsoft Account Aliases Changes Impact Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox 360 Commented on: 1 year ago (August 25, 2013)

The Windows Phone issue is the most important to me. My problem is that a Gmail account is currently my primary. In, this is of little issue and I can access my dwindling Gmail from...

Windows Phone 8 + GDR2: Camera Improvements Commented on: 1 year ago (August 24, 2013)

Seems doubtful one would want Photosynth or other more specialized apps to come up on a camera button hold. Rather, other handsets that will not be getting Amber (Other OEM and select Lumias)...

Awesome New Windows Phone Ad: The Recital Commented on: 1 year ago (August 23, 2013)

Ha! Just came home from such a situation. Aquarium in Osaka. Parents and kids crowding the glass with their Nintendo DXs and cameras and cell phones and smartphones and video cameras....all taking...

New Windows 8 “Back to School” Ad Strikes the Right Balance Commented on: 1 year ago (August 21, 2013)

All missing the point. The device (Yoga) is irrelevant. It is Windows 8 which will be running on thousands of different devices from hundreds of companies with full-blown Office. MacAir, iPad, etc...

Included Right from (the) Start: Microsoft Explains its Windows 8.1 Apps and Services Strategy Commented on: 1 year ago (August 16, 2013)

About Google and your last comment. Their shoddy treatment of Windows Phone users on YouTube convinces me it is time for some action. Most of us are Google users as well. This is shameful.

Now Xbox One Will Work Without Kinect Commented on: 1 year ago (August 13, 2013)

Let's see,

hackers can take control of your car
hackers can flush your Japanese automated toilet
hackers can watch you sit on the sofa watching Hulu on Xbox

Sounds about...

Paul Thurrott’s Windows Phone 8 Version 1.02 Commented on: 1 year ago (August 12, 2013)

Hopefully this means closer integration between the two platforms when WP 8.1 comes out.

I view the recent Bing apps as another great sign of things to come.

SuperSite Flashback: Windows 95 Commented on: 1 year ago (August 7, 2013)

I think the first Windows PC I ran was installing Windows 2.x over the top of a Tandy from Radio Shack. I did this only because I wanted to run a graphical music sequencing program called Trax....

Windows Weekly 321: Fresh Paint Commented on: 1 year ago (July 28, 2013)

I agree with you, Paul, about Apple being slow. But we all know they have captured a segment of the population. They will buy the next iPhone because that is simply what they do.

And now...

Windows Phone or Windows RT? Commented on: 1 year ago (July 28, 2013)

The desktop was necessary to bring Office to the RT. In the absence of meaningful Office apps in the Modern (still want Metro) UI, the desktop must remain. Considering the OneNote is not all that...

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