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Windows 7 to be Available on Consumer PCs Through October Commented on: 28 weeks ago (February 15, 2014)

Dumbed down for touch? I submit the furor about the Metro or Modern side is from the "dumbed down" who often fail to even try to grasp the flexibility of using both sides of a lighter, faster,...

Skype for Modern Windows 2.5 Commented on: 28 weeks ago (February 15, 2014)

I find myself always using the desktop app. The reason for this is I have 3 different accounts: a personal account I have always used, on which I keep a balance for transcontinental calls; 2 work...

Windows Phone 8.1 Preview: Xbox Music and Video Commented on: 28 weeks ago (February 13, 2014)

I love the separate apps and as noted many times, this means timely updates, which also means if y9ou are waiting for Gapless playback and it doesn't come in this update, you do not likely have to...

Nokia Lumia Icon Preview Commented on: 28 weeks ago (February 13, 2014)

Sounds sweet but there are rumors of other devices coming including a 930 offering 16gb + MicroSD. Keeps with the 4.5" form factor but also likely the 920 styling. Any word on the validity of this...

Windows Phone 8.1 Preview: Podcasts Commented on: 28 weeks ago (February 13, 2014)

My favorite 3rd party app right now does not support my pay podcast that requires me to authenticate. I have another that does, but it really doesn't handle the lists very well.

So, any...

Microsoft Surface Firmware Updates for February 2014 Commented on: 28 weeks ago (February 11, 2014)

Wireless is a huge issue still with all Surface. My "Limited" warning on my RT has supposedly been resolved too many times to count. My current procedure to use my Surface on the train:

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Windows Phone 8.1 Feature Set Possibly Leaked Commented on: 28 weeks ago (February 11, 2014)

Articles like this sure bring out the trolls and nay Sayers and those who have a personal axe to grind. I personally cannot wait and am excited about this update, not just because of the new...

What the Heck is Happening to Windows? Commented on: 29 weeks ago (February 9, 2014)

Not sure I agree 100%. My feeling is go for broke and everything eventually becomes Metro, with the desktop only a playground for legacy applications. I thought this was the original vision.

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Windows 8.1 Update 1 Preview: Hands-on with Build 16596 Commented on: 29 weeks ago (February 4, 2014)

Paul. I love many of the additions and I see the desktop and the Metro side beginning to meld a bit more.

One question - the contextual menus you can access on the Start Screen with the...

Bing Travel Beta for Windows Phone 8 Commented on: 30 weeks ago (January 31, 2014)

This all looks like the start of the further integration of Windows/Windows Phone which, I for one welcome. It is the key to Microsoft's game plan and their future.

I have now added all the...

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