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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...

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...

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