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Cortana vs. Siri: Happy Anniversary Commented on: 19 hours ago (July 30, 2014)

Cortana needs to get the concept of a weekday. Try "remind me to go to the scrum meeting every weekeday at 9:00 am".

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Preview Commented on: 22 hours ago (July 30, 2014)

Paul, it would be interesting if any of your contacts inside MS could give us any insight into whether or not any of the carriers _ever_ came back to MS and "gee, we found X in our testing you...

Plan B for Windows Phone? Commented on: 3 weeks ago (July 9, 2014)

When WP7 came out we asked "will the market support a third ecosystem?" The answer unfortunately is no. I love my Lumia 1020 and WP8.1, but the constant absence of apps is a daily irritant....

Compete Report: Mac OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 Commented on: 7 weeks ago (June 10, 2014)

The best thing that could happen to Microsoft is for Stephen Sinofsky to go to work for Apple. If I hear a serious report of it though, I'm dumping my AAPL stock.

Windows Phone Device Stats: May 2014 Commented on: 8 weeks ago (May 30, 2014)

I bought a no-contract 1020 from Amazon and use it on AIO/Cricket. They should be able to unlock it for you if the developer account doesn't. AIO/Cricket is an ATT subsidiary that uses the same...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Arrives Commented on: 16 weeks ago (April 8, 2014)

When they report on something you don't know a lot about, remember how accurate they were when reporting about something you do know a lot about.

Back by Popular Demand? Commented on: 27 weeks ago (January 22, 2014)

HP will sell what the marketplace demands.

Microsoft Extends Anti-Malware Support for Windows XP Commented on: 27 weeks ago (January 16, 2014)

I too have one XP machine I'm keeping. It drives a film scanner there are no driver updates for. That machine is unconnected to any network. Files are transferred through sneakernet. That's...

"Threshold" to be Called Windows 9, Ship in April 2015 Commented on: 28 weeks ago (January 13, 2014)

"The history of the failure of war can almost be summed up in two words: too late.
* Too late in comprehending the deadly purpose of a potential enemy.
* Too late in realizing the...

Windows 8.1 Pricing Revealed Commented on: 45 weeks ago (September 18, 2013)

You're being punished for not having bought 8.0.

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