This Week in "Windows 8.1 Book": What's in a Name? Commented on: 39 weeks ago (January 21, 2014)

How about: "Paul Thurrotts SuperBook for Windows 8.1"

Or, "How Windows 8.1 Will Make Your Life Suck Less"

Chrome 32 vs. Windows Commented on: 40 weeks ago (January 15, 2014)

I don't think it is that IE 11 is inferior, only that not all browsers behave the same on the same site. I use IE 11 exclusively for browsing, but manage my web site with Firefox because some...

Through the Cracks: Tech Products I'm Not Reviewing Commented on: 46 weeks ago (December 2, 2013)

I agree that the fingerprint scan log-in is a great feature. My Motorola Atrix 4G had this feature back in 2010. I never understood why they didn't introduce it on other models. And unlike the...

Microsoft Issues Major Update to OneNote App for Windows Commented on: 47 weeks ago (November 25, 2013)

We use it on our office daily to update training manuals, email templates and knowledge base articles. Those notebooks have never been saved to SkyDrive, but rather to an Intranet folder that the...

Arc Touch Mouse Surface Edition Review Commented on: 51 weeks ago (October 28, 2013)

I use the original Arc mouse as my primary mouse on my desktop and love it. Not too small or light - and I have big hands. I can span more than an octave on a piano. I do use a gel wrist pad...

Desktop No Longer a Default Start Screen Tile in Windows RT 8.1 Commented on: 1 year ago (October 24, 2013)

Paul, you wrote once that Microsoft was copying the wrong company and the Google should be their model. In business I think that makes sense, but in production of their OS they should be looking...

Why Microsoft Didn't Make a Bay Trail Surface Commented on: 1 year ago (October 22, 2013)

Those apps don't port, they simply go to the web. Look at Adobe's Creative Cloud. Through it, Photoshop runs on a Surface RT or Surface 2 just fine. That's how you move away from the desktop.

Windows Phone 8 Update 3: Driving Mode Commented on: 1 year ago (October 15, 2013)

I don't get it.

I think this would be helpful for people without Bluetooth enabled car stereos, but if your car is already Bluetooth equipped then you can take calls and texts hands-free...

What the Tech 183: Paul Thurrott Interview Part 1 Commented on: 1 year ago (October 3, 2013)

Your introduction to computing reminds me of my own. I saw a display for a TI 99 4/A at JCPenny's and worked mowing lawns that summer to buy one (they were discontinued and therefore affordable...

Rethinking Ray Ozzie Commented on: 1 year ago (October 2, 2013)

Short answer: No.

Longer Answer: Microsoft has a plethora of billion dollar businesses and will not die out as Blackberry (RIM officially changed the company name to Blackberry, btw) did....

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