Windows 10 Tip: Swap Between Start Menu and Start Screen Commented on: 1 hour 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: 7 weeks 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: 8 weeks 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: 12 weeks 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: 15 weeks 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: 27 weeks 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: 28 weeks 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: 30 weeks 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...

Office Online Goes Live Commented on: 32 weeks ago (February 20, 2014)

A more consistent 'App switcher' would be a great help. You only see the office apps if you log into office.com.
If you log into outlook.com you don't see office. Why not?

Also for...

Bing Health & Fitness Beta for Windows Phone 8 Commented on: 32 weeks ago (February 17, 2014)

Nice hero graphic Paul but come on make an effort, we have all seen the running machine in your office and we know you have a good camera in that 1020 ;)

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