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Getting Windows to the Threshold Commented on: 8 weeks ago (June 30, 2014)

I'm not expecting anything that empowers the individual PC. Microsoft wants you to store your data on their servers, and pay them annually for the privilege. Giving you remote access to your own...

Microsoft to Launch Cheaper Xbox One with No Kinect Commented on: 15 weeks ago (May 15, 2014)

Why doesn't MS offer their own titles in a digital version that allows all of the sharing they promised?

Embracing the Low-Cost PC Commented on: 25 weeks ago (March 4, 2014)

I argue that it is the slow increase in single threaded performance that is making the low end PC and even smartphone viable. Powerful multi-core applications have not appeared leaving little...

Tami Reller Talks: Windows 8 at 16 Months Commented on: 27 weeks ago (February 20, 2014)

I had a long post that was basically negative, but I'm shortening to just say what I want:

Dear Microsoft,
I want to want to use Metro, but right now I don't - at all. Please make it...

Windows 7 to be Available on Consumer PCs Through October Commented on: 27 weeks ago (February 15, 2014)

I think the fall of PC sales is coming from the stagnation in single threaded performance. Developers can't get their heads around multi-core, resulting in a lack of compelling new desktop...

TWiT Live Specials 165: Steve Ballmer Leaving Microsoft Commented on: 1 year ago (August 24, 2013)

My prediction for Ballmer's successor:
The guy who went from Microsoft to Nokia.

Windows 8.1 is a 21st Century Windows 3.1 Commented on: 1 year ago (July 11, 2013)

I wish the MS had put in better mouse support for Metro. Right click functionality could have been enabled for to show menus that would otherwise appear at the bottom of the screen. That would...

Surface RT Users: No Ethernet For You! Commented on: 1 year ago (July 6, 2013)

Wow. I'm getting a little disappointed with the directions Microsoft has been going in. The business people (as opposed to the product people) seem to have a firm hold of the company. The...

It’s Official: The iPad is a PC Commented on: 1 year ago (June 3, 2013)

To me the iPad and PC are both computing devices, but with slightly different purposes. In fact, I see it as more of a spectrum: the full size desktop PC with large monitors, then the notebook,...

In Blue: Business Features in Windows 8.1 Commented on: 1 year ago (June 3, 2013)

These enhancements don't seem like enough to make Metro a good enterprise environment. I hope there are more announcements coming.

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