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PC Makers Need a Reality Check. A Virtual Reality One Commented on: 36 weeks ago (January 13, 2017)

"Think about the last PC you logged in on. Now compare it to the PC you logged on to 15 years ago. See the difference? Nah, didn't think so."
My computer occupies 60x less volume than the...

Features Wish List for the Windows 10 Redstone 2 Update Commented on: 1 year ago (August 14, 2016)

1. Create ability to install Store apps "for all users" just like desktop apps.
2. Any app must be uninstallable, including all the apps auto-installed on new Win10 accounts. Preferably they...

Going paperless in 2016: What tools are working for you? Commented on: 1 year 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: 1 year 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: 1 year 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: 1 year 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: 1 year 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: 2 years 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: 2 years 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: 2 years 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.

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