Windows 10 Deprecated Features with Alternatives Commented on: 3 weeks ago (June 9, 2015)

DVD playback removal is because Microsoft have to pay patent licensing fees to include it. If few people are using the feature, it doesn't make sense to pay the royalty for every copy of Windows....

Microsoft prepares to crank up the Windows Insider build speed Commented on: 15 weeks ago (March 13, 2015)

Did Microsoft ever fix that issue with Windows Phone 8.1 and BitLocker not allowing you to install Cyan firmware after installing WP8.1? When Cyan finally came out for my Lumia 820, I used the...

Nokia Lumia 1520 on AT&T finally receives Denim update plus unwelcomed app updates Commented on: 17 weeks ago (February 27, 2015)

Microsoft has no permanent uninstall facility for the Windows Store. When I used the Nokia Software Recovery Tool on my Lumia 820, to get Cyan firmware after getting WP8.1 from Preview for...

Windows 10 Power Menu Idea and Mockup Commented on: 18 weeks ago (February 19, 2015)

This will never, ever happen. Every feature starts at -100 points, and this might maybe score two, leaving it at -98 and way, way behind all other features that would actually make sense for all...

New DT-903 Nokia Wireless Charging Plate now available from Microsoft Commented on: 21 weeks ago (February 2, 2015)

Since shifting to a Lumia 830 (dropped my 820 and broke the touch digitiser), I'm finding that the phone or the charging plate is making significantly more noise when on charge. It's a pulsing...

Office 2016 and Office Universal Apps for Windows 10 to Deliver This Year Commented on: 22 weeks ago (January 23, 2015)

Although the Windows Runtime APIs are likely to be substantially enhanced compared to Windows 8.1, to allow more of Office to be delivered as Windows Runtime apps, it's unlikely that they will...

Surface RT and Surface 2 to Get Limited Windows 10 Support Commented on: 22 weeks ago (January 23, 2015)

I think this is a horrible miscommunication based on the two meanings of 'Windows 10'. One is the umbrella term for the next generation of Windows. The other is the specific product name of '...

Devil in the Details: January Surface Firmware Update is Bigger than Hoped Commented on: 23 weeks ago (January 19, 2015)

Support for Windows RT means that - support for the OS that came on it, support for that hardware. It doesn't mean that you're going to get constant updates. In fact, because the Surface RT and...

Microsoft Launches Two More Affordable Lumia Handsets Commented on: 23 weeks ago (January 14, 2015)

That's the Office Hub app. It lets you see documents on your device and synchronized with OneDrive, and is the portal to the Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote apps. If you have an Office 365...

How Microsoft Hopes to Overcome the App Gap in 2015 Commented on: 25 weeks ago (January 2, 2015)

The default for this is set (for Lumia phones, at least) to whatever uses least power on your phone. For OLED displays, no power is consumed when not emitting light so the default background is...

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