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Windows 9 Technical Preview Screenshots Leak: An Analysis (Part 1) Commented on: 4 days 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: 1 week 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.

IFA 2014: Toshiba's PCs and Tablets Commented on: 1 week ago (September 4, 2014)

Such poor offerings. How can they get away with these displays?

Encore mini: a 7" tablet at 1024 x 600! Even for 4-5" smartphones 720p is a minimum.

Satellite Pro R50-B: 15.6" 1366 x...

Embracing Web Apps Commented on: 4 weeks ago (August 19, 2014)

1. Web apps are _mainly_ for the low end of the market: casual users, people who don't know how to set up PCs and don't know anyone to do it for them, people who can't afford office etc..

Xbox One Digital TV Tuner Coming to Europe in October Commented on: 5 weeks ago (August 9, 2014)

Will this work as a tuner on Windows? DVB-T2 tuners from reputable makers are very overpriced so this would be a great addition to the market.

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Preview Commented on: 6 weeks ago (July 30, 2014)

"Apps corner" looks like a much improved version of the gimmiky "kid's corner" and should work well for parents. It's not full parental control as it doesn't filter internet, but given the poor...

Microsoft Leaks Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Details Commented on: 7 weeks ago (July 29, 2014)

I think the resolution limits are a good thing.

>1080p is completely inappropriate for a phone, with no visible benefits and large costs: battery life and screen and gpu cost.


Microsoft Muddies the One Windows Waters Commented on: 7 weeks ago (July 23, 2014)

The fact that there will still be separate products doesn't mean the "One Windows" project is just marketing.

Bringing WinRT and WinPRT closer together is a big deal, and if 1. you can run...

Microsoft Updates Xbox Music, Xbox Video for Windows Phone 8.1 Commented on: 8 weeks ago (July 21, 2014)

I'm glad they don't ship headphones which mostly go in the trash. People who want cheap bundles headphones can accumulate them from other devices.

The media software I expect to be...

Microsoft Delivers Pre-Release Version of OWA for Android Commented on: 13 weeks ago (June 11, 2014)

"Speaking of questions, why even offer a dedicated app? After all, Android (and iOS) support EAS fully, and you can easily access your Office 365-based email, contacts and calendar through the...

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