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First Update for Microsoft Band is Now Available Commented on: 11 weeks ago (January 9, 2015)

"certain Band features didn't work properly unless you told it you were in the United States. So now you can use your own locale."

Why does that matter? Band isn't sold outside of the US...

I Bought a New Windows Phone Commented on: 11 weeks ago (January 8, 2015)

....waiting for a Windows 10 flagship Microsoft Lumia later this year.

CES 2015: Intel Compute Stick Provides Windows 8.1 with Bing on an HDMI Dongle Commented on: 12 weeks ago (January 7, 2015)

Ya, we were discussing media streaming boxes vs. "smart" TV's. Boom! Add $150 to the cost of a "dumb" TV and you have a cheaper, but more functional setup.

CES 2015: Toshiba's Stunning New Windows Devices Commented on: 12 weeks ago (January 6, 2015)

The tablets look pretty swank, but I wonder what purpose a full-function pressure-sensitive stylus would provide on an Atom. I mean you can't run Corel Painter or Adobe Photoshop on this thing....

CES 2015: Google Cast for Audio Commented on: 12 weeks ago (January 6, 2015)

I ripped my CD collection as ISO's (actually, BIN+CUE, cuz they're audio CD's, and you can only use ISO for data). I mount them with Virtual CloneDrive (cuz Windows 8's ISO mounter doesn't...

CES 2015: Lenovo Unveils the New ThinkPad X1 Carbon Commented on: 12 weeks ago (January 5, 2015)

That's actually a big scam from PC makers right now. PCIe is only faster if they utilize NVMe SSD's, which supposedly nobody makes yet. If they use SATA-based M.2 cards, there is no real...

CES 2015: Acer Announces First 15-Inch Chromebook Commented on: 12 weeks ago (January 5, 2015)

"Google, Apple and Microsoft all do it."

The onerous is on you to prove it. Google has it in their terms of use and privacy policy and they don't even deny it when it comes to Gmail....

CES 2015: HP Takes Stream to the Desktop Commented on: 12 weeks ago (January 5, 2015)

So, this is a knockoff of Zotac, which has been doing this for years (and Intel copied for the NUC), but is heavily subsidized through HP's adware deals.

CES 2015: E-FUN Expands Its Windows Device Lineup Commented on: 12 weeks ago (January 4, 2015)

I ordered a few of these to sell and the build quality was clearly not up to par. Screens had dead pixels (one also had a dead LED segment on the backlight) and one was stuck in a BSOD loop (...

One Phone to Rule Them All? Pixi Will Run Android, Firefox OS and Windows Phone Commented on: 12 weeks ago (January 3, 2015)

....but no webOS.

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