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Windows 8.1 Update 1 Preview: More Good News for PC Users Commented on: 30 weeks ago (January 28, 2014)

The clock is a glaring omission from the basic start screen. But perhaps it is on the way as well.
I for one am not as pleased about these older items ingratiating themselves into the OS. I...

SkyDrive Becomes OneDrive Commented on: 30 weeks ago (January 27, 2014)

Did they check to be sure Apple didn't invent One?

Microsoft Improves Office Web Apps UI, Adds New Features Commented on: 31 weeks ago (January 24, 2014)

I had noticed the differences you mention, but didn't think anything of it until this article.

One big difference that is nice, now from Skydrive, you can open a document and it defaults to...

Thinking About the Windows 2-In-1 PC Commented on: 31 weeks ago (January 23, 2014)

Your term is most accurate. I have two different tablets running 8.1 and a laptop doing the same. I first used Windows 8 on the Acer tablet, but found for some work when I took it on a trip I...

Beats Music Preview Commented on: 31 weeks ago (January 20, 2014)

Not sure what brought this rant up, but I do feel your pain on the items not part of the Xbox service. I have albums from other countries that can't be steamed, so I put them on my phone if I want...

Chrome 32 vs. Windows Commented on: 32 weeks ago (January 15, 2014)

I use Chrome everyday at work as well as IE on XP. But while it is installed, I rarely crack open Chrome at home on Windows 8.1. I am glad to get the heads up on this. I definitely do not want an...

Cheap vs. Good Value Commented on: 32 weeks ago (January 12, 2014)

That flips the argument on its head. If you want a device for only online work, be my guest. Get a Chromebook.

But to say "no one" buys a PC, Laptop or tablet to use offline is definitely a...

2013 PC Sales: Down But Not Out Commented on: 33 weeks ago (January 11, 2014)

Japanese manufacturers are taking a huge hit, and as I wander my favorite big retailers like Bic Camera, I can see why.

Their shelves are lined with knock-offs of last year's models,...

Nokia Lumia "Black": App Folder Commented on: 33 weeks ago (January 9, 2014)

So, likely a limitation of the OS. Thoughts on if it will be addressed more fully by MS in the 8.1 update?

Windows Weekly 343: Thurrottled Commented on: 34 weeks ago (January 3, 2014)

I find the tiles useful beyond weather, etc. but the better part of Windows is now Bing search and the all apps view.

I am finding more and more I'm far more comfortable slipping between...

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