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Looking for Strategy as Microsoft Enters FY15 Commented on: 1 week ago (July 10, 2014)

"focus on core principles" = screw over channel resellers by excluding them from purchasing product

Plan B for Windows Phone? Commented on: 2 weeks ago (July 8, 2014)

What I want to know is:

Where does this leave Windows Embedded Compact?

Microsoft's push for Windows RT hasn't exactly amounted to much support within the industry. Windows RT still...

Blackberry Reveals Mysterious Passport Phone/Tablet Hybrid Commented on: 2 weeks ago (July 8, 2014)

In 2010 (or maybe earlier - it was a while back), I was at a distributor trade show in Toronto where RIM was one of the presenters and had shown off the BlackBerry Z10. The major part of the show...

Microsoft + Wearables Commented on: 2 weeks ago (July 2, 2014)

So this is the latest fad in technology hype?

I can see the memes now: a wearable on a person with a flatline pulse saying "you are now dead", referencing the state of the fad.

Games with Gold: July 2014 Commented on: 3 weeks ago (July 1, 2014)

PlayStation Plus gets Dead Space 3 on PS3 this month.

Microsoft Works to Get Windows 8/RT Users Updated to 8.1 Commented on: 3 weeks ago (July 1, 2014)

So when is Microsoft updating Windows Embedded Standard to an 8.1 baseline? It's still only available as an 8.0 version.

Getting Windows to the Threshold Commented on: 3 weeks ago (June 30, 2014)

When you use a mouse on the Start screen in 8.1U1, it doesn't switch to the Customize context. Instead of allowing you to right-click on numerous tiles to, say, uninstall all of the OEM garbage...

Sleeping with the Enemy: Google + Microsoft Office Commented on: 3 weeks ago (June 29, 2014)

When will OEM's realize that they're able to build a low-cost cloud computing PC running on Windows Embedded for a much lower license fee? They can integrate cloud services like OneDrive and...

Google I/O 2014: Android Takes the L Commented on: 3 weeks ago (June 27, 2014)

Is it strange? Absolutely not. It was just a press junket to advertise their new platform to the sheep. No consumer in their right mind wants to know how a company is going to sell their...

Availability Update: Surface Pro 3 i3/i7 Models and Surface Pro 3 Dock Commented on: 4 weeks ago (June 20, 2014)

Blame their limited distribution. They are selling these things through standard Microsoft Authorized Distributors unless the reseller gets an invite by Microsoft based on their previous consumer...

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