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Brilliant New Windows Phone Video Takes on Lapsed iPhone Innovation Commented on: 30 weeks ago (September 14, 2013)

Yah. Snark is great fun, but does it sell anything? The "I'm a Mac' ads succeeded because:

1. They were funny, which this isn't.

2. Fair or not, there was an existing belief that...

Is Free iWork for iOS a Threat to Office? Commented on: 30 weeks ago (September 12, 2013)

"I'm not 100 percent convinced that iWork is an Office killer."

Nor am I, but it will probably be a reasonable competitor. Free is a price that's hard to beat, and it's a great move for a...

In New Attack on Windows, Chromebook Heads to Intel "Haswell" Commented on: 31 weeks ago (September 11, 2013)

"A new enemy has emerged"

Geez, could we just say "competitor"?

Microsoft Releases Xbox Music for Android, iOS Commented on: 31 weeks ago (September 9, 2013)

Just in time to compete with iTunes Radio. The more the better.

There are Now Over 110 Million Windows 8 Users Commented on: 32 weeks ago (September 3, 2013)

"When the President does it, that means it is not illegal." Richard M. Nixon

Thinking About Surface 2 Commented on: 32 weeks ago (September 1, 2013)

This is a very good analysis. You are right that Microsoft emulating Apple is a strategic blunder, especially since they're doing it several years behind the Apple product development curve.

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Awesome New Windows Phone Ad: The Recital Commented on: 33 weeks ago (August 22, 2013)

Now that's funny! Having seen this very behavior at events like that, it hits home. Of course, the people with the Lumia will act just like all those other clowns when it's THEIR precious little...

New Windows 8 “Back to School” Ad Strikes the Right Balance Commented on: 34 weeks ago (August 20, 2013)

As someone with two kids in college (and yes, the tuition is killing me...) I wouldn't send a kid off to college with either a Surface or an iPad. Macbook Air or Ultrabook is much more appropriate...

Microsoft Wins the High Ground in War with Google Commented on: 34 weeks ago (August 19, 2013)

Well, abandoning Plays For Sure when they came out with Zune was a d!ck move for sure.

Abandoning Windows 7 phones with no upgrade path wasn't a smart play either.

Keeping Office...

For Now at Least, Windows Dominance Continues Commented on: 45 weeks ago (June 3, 2013)

You know, I've made that Morlock/Eloi analogy myself, but a bit differently.

The Aqua layer in OSX, with all the pretty icons, shooshing windows flying into the dock, transparency, etc, -...

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