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Going paperless in 2016: What tools are working for you? Commented on: 28 weeks ago (January 14, 2016)

The main thing missing for me is pdf and epub annotation. I expect to wait at least 10 years for either new formats or new standardized software which allow annotation.

Notes is probably...

IE 8, 9, and 10 Expire Today and We’re Left with…Chrome Commented on: 28 weeks ago (January 12, 2016)

Edge was just released 1yr early. The mistake was to retire IE before creating an alternative that was ready for release, driving consumers to other browsers.

Microsoft Family Safety snags new features for desktop, mobile and Windows Store Commented on: 32 weeks ago (December 16, 2015)

These are not new features, they are removed features. Support of non-ms browsers is just the latest removed feature.

"Simplified web experience" refers to features that were removed with...

Surface Pro 4 vs MacBook Air - Core Specs Commented on: 41 weeks ago (October 12, 2015)

The surface pro 4 is a great product, especially with Iris graphics on the i7 model now footing into the 15w envelope. Whereas the Macbook Air is below Apple's usual quality: 768p or 900p is poor...

Why desktop applications still have a place in a cloud-first world Commented on: 43 weeks ago (October 2, 2015)

All serious email is "cloud first" because it is stored in the cloud. But all major platforms, from desktop to mobile, have native apps. So the outlook web app is just for emergency situations (...

Windows 10 Continuum and the future of desktop computing Commented on: 47 weeks ago (September 2, 2015)

Phones able to be plugged into monitors and used instead of desktops: no real value, and Moore's law will end well before this becomes practical.

Phones using the same os core as desktops...

Top 5 Wish List items for Windows 10 Commented on: 48 weeks ago (August 28, 2015)

Good list. Mine is mainly around control and multi-user setups:
- Bring back full-featured parental controls as in Win8.
- Allow for store apps to be installed for all users by an...

Windows RT will get some elements of Windows 10 Commented on: 50 weeks ago (August 10, 2015)

Mistake. Without universal apps, WinRT will become almost worthless. They should just offer Windows 10 mobile for these devices. That it's supposed to be Microsoft's pure tablet os.

Microsoft Rolls Out Changes to Family Safety, Renamed to Microsoft Family Commented on: 51 weeks ago (August 5, 2015)

Windows Family safety has gone from market leading to abysmal with this change.

Not only is it hard to set up and manage local accounts because of requiring online management, but the...

We now know why Windows Media Center is not in Windows 10 Commented on: 51 weeks ago (August 5, 2015)

Xbox 1 it's only for gamers. For media it consumes 20x more power than it should.

They could make a cheaper low power version for media, or adapt their Windows tablet interface for remote....

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