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Modern Skype app being nixed in favor of desktop version Commented on: 2 weeks ago (June 12, 2015)

"Modern apps" mean tablet apps and directing tablet users to desktop apps makes no sense. This announcement is "we are abandoning Windows tablet users for a few months; please use desktops instead...

A look at the new Outlook Mail app in Windows 10 Mobile (Build 10051) Commented on: 10 weeks ago (April 15, 2015)

Formatting is an impressive and great addition.

Microsoft's Windows 10 IoT Strategy Commented on: 14 weeks ago (March 18, 2015)

I think HTPC should come first and then home automation/IoT.

Both appeal to a minority of technically proficient users, but home automation/IoT a smaller minority as it requires a more...

WinHec 2015: Windows 10 release date, system requirements and beating piracy Commented on: 14 weeks ago (March 18, 2015)

1080p should have been the minimum requirement for the Windows desktop. 768p screens have been such a bane for the PC market. People don't know what they are doing when they buy these screens....

My Take on Lenovo, OEMS and Junkware on new computers Commented on: 18 weeks 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: 21 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: 22 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: 25 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: 35 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: 36 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/...

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