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....

Windows RT and Surface 2: What Will It Take? Commented on: 1 year ago (September 26, 2013)

Paul, I know you're a fan of Office 365, have you tried Adobe's online offering of Photoshop? It runs Photoshop on one of their in-house virtual PC's and delivers a very good experience.


Fall 2013 Windows Tablet Preview Commented on: 1 year ago (September 12, 2013)

1080p is a ridiculous resolution for screens 10 inches or less. Everything is so small its hard to touch. I once thought as you did, then I actually started using some different devices and...

Windows 8.1 Review Commented on: 1 year ago (September 9, 2013)

Simply redefine which apps to use as the default so your desktop only uses desktop apps. This works the same as it did in all previous versions of Windows.

Chrome is Going Native Commented on: 1 year ago (September 5, 2013)

I used to work for a private prep school in south Denver, Colorado. We used Windows and Office apps and required the same of the students. We wanted them using the tools they would be using in the...

Windows 8.1 Book: Thinking About the TOC Commented on: 1 year ago (September 3, 2013)

I like the simplicity of TOC 1, but prefer the task-based approach of TOC 2.

If you want to break from traditional publishing, how about publishing it as a OneNote document. The notebook/...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: Internet Explorer 11 Commented on: 1 year ago (June 26, 2013)

Actually there is a slight GUI change. Your open tabs is now located down by the address bar, rather than the top of the screen.

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