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Windows 8.1 Update 1 Preview: Now with More Integration Commented on: 34 weeks ago (January 22, 2014)

The close button for mouse users is such a no-brainer, it is ridiculous it took them this long to figure it out. The reality is that Windows 8 no compromise design is nothing than a range of...

Cheap vs. Good Value Commented on: 35 weeks ago (January 13, 2014)

I think a lot of people love the simplicity of a Chromebook. I love Windows and the power it brings, but lets be honest, the last consumer friendly OS microsoft released was Windows Me. The Great...

Windows 8.1 Tip: Use Bing to Make an Xbox Music Playlist Commented on: 44 weeks ago (November 12, 2013)

This only works if Xbox music is supported in your region. Herewith the reason Microsoft is failing with consumers. In the last year, how many new markets have they grown their music service to?...

Windows 8.1 Book: First Draft of the Install Chapter is Now Complete Commented on: 45 weeks ago (November 5, 2013)

Great chapter. Just one note. Would be cool if you add a caveat on choosing a local account. Although you can log into the individual apps, you cannot use Skydrive. (Well I could not find a way to...

Desktop No Longer a Default Start Screen Tile in Windows RT 8.1 Commented on: 47 weeks ago (October 24, 2013)

I think one has to take a step back and just think for a moment what the desktop is: It is a graphical user interface designed to facilitate a user to launch applications, configure windows and...

Microsoft Surface 2: First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 47 weeks ago (October 21, 2013)

Part of that speed increase could just be the use of better quality memory modules for storage. Would be interesting to see if the speed of the storage on each module. A fast PC with a...

Windows 8.1 Upgrade Woes Commented on: 47 weeks ago (October 20, 2013)

A bigger problem is that the upgrade process kills the reset and restore features.

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Windows 8.1 Tip: Restart an App Commented on: 47 weeks ago (October 20, 2013)

If you hold the the app until the "splash screen" and then drag down it will exit and not suspend. Alt + F4 still closes the app.

Windows 8.1 Tip: Use System Image Backup Commented on: 1 year ago (September 14, 2013)

Might not be the best tool on a tablet, but it is awesome for a desktop user that would like to tinker. I make a quick backup, play around, break stuff and can roll back to a working system in 5...

Windows 8.1 Tip: Find Your Installed Apps Commented on: 1 year ago (September 11, 2013)

A more logical approach would have been to pin all Metro apps to the start screen and let the user manually pin the desktop apps to the start screen as needed. Chances are good that the desktop...

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