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My Take on Lenovo, OEMS and Junkware on new computers Commented on: 1 week ago (February 20, 2015)

Why can't there be an option in Windows to restore to a clean state: automatically downloading Windows and doing a fresh or repair install with no third party apps and only the needed drivers....

Microsoft announces release of Outlook app for iOS and Android Commented on: 4 weeks ago (January 29, 2015)

I hope this does not come to windows or windows phone.

I don't want the system to decide what emails to show me, and I believe only the most casual users would like this. I want to see...

Is Microsoft taking the Windows 10 Start Screen in the wrong direction? Commented on: 5 weeks ago (January 26, 2015)

Win10 needs to address three markets:
1. desktop interface (keyboard and mouse/touchpad control)
2. Pure tablet computers and phones
3. Hybrid devices that switch between mouse...

Microsoft's Missed Opportunity with Internet Explorer in Windows 10 Commented on: 9 weeks ago (December 29, 2014)

No one should care what rendering engine it's used, as long as it interprets html5 correctly. Webkit is a renderer not an alternative standard. Developers only need to write correct code and their...

Windows 10 is the Most Audacious Release in the History of the Platform Commented on: 18 weeks ago (October 25, 2014)

I don't agree that the changes in Windows 10 are major.

"Universal apps" already exist for tablet apps and phone apps on Windows 8.1. For sure, this is a good step for platform integration...

Windows 10 Tip: Share from File Explorer Commented on: 19 weeks ago (October 17, 2014)

Disappointing. I thought "share" would relate to sharing files with other people. Instead it's a way to send files to apps.

There are already ways to send files to apps in Windows. Open/...

Next Steps for Windows 10 Commented on: 21 weeks ago (October 7, 2014)

I agree with these but I think the leak about having desktop apps in the app store is a bigger deal than allowing tablet apps on the desktop. Tablet apps on the desktop are important but a second-...

Surface Pro 3 + Adobe Creative Cloud Commented on: 21 weeks ago (October 7, 2014)

Does Photoshop now work with Windows dpi scaling at last?

Windows 9 Technical Preview Screenshots Leak: An Analysis (Part 1) Commented on: 24 weeks ago (September 12, 2014)

So far it looks like it deserves to be Windows 8.2.

It seems to do a slightly better job of combining the desktop and tablet interfaces but only slightly.

One half of the start menu...

Thinking About Microsoft's New Lumias Commented on: 25 weeks ago (September 7, 2014)

I don't know what extra the Lumia 1520 could be given at this point, beyond fixing the touchscreen bug. I can't think of any deficiencies in the hardware specs.

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