Dell Venue 8 Pro: What's Missing Commented on: 38 weeks ago (November 3, 2013)

That is quite interesting, Paul. Is it possible to install your own copy of Windows 8 Pro 64-bit on this tablet? My understanding is that since this isn't Windows RT, it should work like a...

Google Nexus 5 Preview Commented on: 38 weeks ago (November 1, 2013)

@Trappist

Actually Nexus phones are quite open, the bootloader is unlockable and you can install 3rd party ROMs. The Ubuntu Phone OS team was using Nexus phones for testing and development...

Windows 8.1 Upgrade Woes Commented on: 40 weeks ago (October 18, 2013)

I installed it recently using a Windows 8.1 ISO and key that were provided by my university, through an MSDN-like program. I just mounted the ISO and ran the installer from my 8.0 install, it was...

Fall 2013 Windows Tablet Preview Commented on: 45 weeks ago (September 13, 2013)

@gpmccartney Windows RT + Office is rumoured to be around $90 per license, though I am sure there is a lot of back and forth. I wouldn't be surprised if some RT licenses are being given away as a...

Nokia "Sirius" Preview Commented on: 48 weeks ago (August 26, 2013)

I actually think RT is a good choice (vs Windows 8) as ARM hardware makes alot of sense for tablets. If Nokia wants to make this a great tablet they should write some of their own apps to give...

Windows Phone 8 + GDR2: Data Sense Commented on: 48 weeks ago (August 23, 2013)

Regarding your Google+ data usage, Android phones use G+ to backup your photos online. That still seems like alot of data to me, though.

Also, I'm pretty sure any carrier would rather you...

Microsoft Wins the High Ground in War with Google Commented on: 49 weeks ago (August 17, 2013)

Well said, Paul. People see this as Microsoft vs. Google and pick sides, as if it was a football game. Its actually Microsoft and Google vs users, and the competition laws are there for a good...

Included Right from (the) Start: Microsoft Explains its Windows 8.1 Apps and Services Strategy Commented on: 49 weeks ago (August 15, 2013)

Well, as an Android user who is not a cheerleader for anyone, I would hope that if Google abuses its position in the marketplace it will be forced to stop and be punished.

Just having a...

It’s Official: Windows 8.1 is Coming in Late October Commented on: 50 weeks ago (August 14, 2013)

Honest question, what do you like about 8.1? I'm still running 8.0 on my desktop because I don't feel like running a pre-release, but I played around with it in a VM.

I'll update to 8.1...

SuperSite Flashback: Its Name is … Vista? Commented on: 50 weeks ago (August 9, 2013)

I started reading the Winsupersite during the vista days. I also remember when Windows Weekly started during the Vista era. I ran one of the betas on my Pentium 3 / 512 MB RAM system, which was...

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