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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...

Silly XP Retirement Party Should be a Wake Instead Commented on: 1 year ago (July 25, 2013)

It is amazing how many companies have not made the switch, including ours. With the development of a new intranet for customers, we are being "forced" to come into this century. So much that...

Surface Tip: Skip the Touch and Type Keyboards Commented on: 1 year ago (July 25, 2013)

I have three Surface covers. I bought the 64Gb RT almost as soon as it was available through Expansys. This meant it came with a black Touch cover. Within a week I was lusting after the Type cover...

Surface Tip: Get a USB Hub Commented on: 1 year ago (July 21, 2013)

The ports do matter for those of us considering moving to a Surface Pro as our main PC in the future. I have not seen anything so far from other convertible or hybrid type PCs that rival the...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: System Recovery Commented on: 1 year ago (July 21, 2013)

Thank you, Paul. That was unbelievable, yet at the same time I see so many sites with comments about the usability and the direction of Microsoft products that only encourage such behavior.

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Windows Phone Book: Maps + Location Chapter is Complete (For Now) Commented on: 1 year ago (July 20, 2013)

huge question on the Nokia map front: Where is Japan?

Is it the government, carriers in Japan, Nokia? Seems a tremendous gaping hole and I have been told the Nokia mapping is superior to...

Windows Weekly 319: Microsoft 3.0 Commented on: 1 year ago (July 17, 2013)

Be careful. Bandwidth, airspace, telephone are all frequencies etc. rented, borrowed, leased from the government. In some respects, we have no assurances or reason to believe our conversations,...

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