CES 2015: HP Takes Stream to the Desktop Commented on: 33 weeks ago (January 5, 2015)

"I'm thinking living room PC." I knew you would come around eventually... Windows 7 and Media Center? ;)

Windows 10 Tip: Display Universal Apps in a Full Screen View Commented on: 46 weeks ago (October 9, 2014)

Yeah there needs to be an option to allow fullscreen Modern apps by default.

Perhaps if you choose to have the Start Screen as your menu the Modern apps should be fullscreen by default and...

Windows 10 Tip: Swap Between Start Menu and Start Screen Commented on: 47 weeks ago (October 2, 2014)

When using the Start Screen on a conventional PC Modern app start in Window mode with the taskbar showing, and I guess that is fine for a non-touch keyboard mouse only device.

In a touch...

Xbox One Digital TV Tuner Coming to Europe in October Commented on: 1 year ago (August 10, 2014)

Such a thing has worked with Windows since XP :)
It was called Media Center.

Alas as Media Center hasn't had any love from Microsoft in many years Threshold could be the point where...

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1: First Impressions Commented on: 1 year ago (August 5, 2014)

When Cortana is enabled Bing Vision can be accessed as a camera lens. There is also an app that allows it to be added as a tile.
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Kinect v2 for Windows on Sale Next Week Commented on: 1 year ago (July 8, 2014)

Really, "casual users who are looking forward to Wii-like weekend nights with their Media Center PCs."

Such distain for Media Center users... we are a smart bunch you know, Media Center...

Coming to Xbox One in July: Achievement Snap Mode, More Commented on: 1 year ago (June 16, 2014)

Yeah, but what about the ability to play PS4 games on the Xbox One? It can't be 'The One' unless it can do that :)

But seriously where is the Media Center Extender feature, I guess it is on...

If Microsoft Doesn't Fix Xbox One Reputation, I'm Out Commented on: 1 year ago (March 26, 2014)

Paul with your own personal addiction being CoD I am not surprised that is all you hear, I played the free multiplayer CoD Ghost weekend and lasted 3 or 4 games of listening to the insanity.

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Xbox One to Get New Features, (Eventually) Expand into New Markets Commented on: 1 year ago (March 18, 2014)

That is ridiculous even worse than the Surface delay. The 'Devices' part of the business hasn't really worked out how the world works.
I don't think they need to worry about the pre-order...

PlayStation 4 at 6 Million: What?! Commented on: 1 year ago (March 4, 2014)

It is very explainable;
1) Microsoft made a mess of the launch over the summer
2) Then when the games shipped resolution gate took over
3) Price.
The price difference isn't...

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