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Windows 8.1 Tip: Use System Image Backup Commented on: 49 weeks ago (September 13, 2013)

Is this only available in the 8.1 RTM bits? I'm not seeing it on my Surface RT running 8.1 Preview. Also, can it be scheduled to run?

Transitions Commented on: 50 weeks ago (September 11, 2013)

Show me some evidence that Microsoft has pushed .Net off a cliff. Is it not supported in the latest version of VS? Have they stopped releasing upgrades to the .Net framework? Is it not supported...

Microsoft Wins the High Ground in War with Google Commented on: 1 year ago (August 19, 2013)

Microsoft is not ramming HTML down anyone's throat. HTML 5 development is an option for developing Windows Phone and Windows 8 applications. Use it if you want to, otherwise there's .Net or C++

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: Mail Commented on: 1 year ago (August 14, 2013)

Although I appreciate these new features in the 8.1 Mail application, but it's full of annoying bugs. For one example, after upgrading my Surface RT to 8.1 Preview all of my IMAP accounts stopped...

Can Surface be Saved? Commented on: 1 year ago (August 12, 2013)

"I think that Windows RT should be relegated to consumption-first devices that lack a desktop environment"

Sorry Paul, the desktop on RT is one of the jewels of the platform. I've never...

SuperSite Flashback: NT’s First Decade Commented on: 1 year ago (August 8, 2013)

Back in the '90s I was given a guided tour of the NT build room by a friend that worked at Microsoft. On the wall was a clear plastic box half full of $20 bills. I ask him what that was for. He...

Surface Tip: Skip the Touch and Type Keyboards Commented on: 1 year ago (July 24, 2013)

No thanks, I'll stick with the stock touch cover. None of the options pictured look nearly as elegant.

Surface Tip: A Mini Bag for a Mini PC Commented on: 1 year ago (July 22, 2013)

When toting my Surface RT it goes into a padded sleeve from Metric USA, bought from Amazon for ~$16.


Surface RT at $350: Time to Buy? Commented on: 1 year ago (July 15, 2013)

You're grasping at straws here Paul. I didn't buy my RT to run that software, it has become a very good replacement for my iPad and provides functionality that iOS can only dream of. As for...

Microsoft Kills TechNet Subscriptions Commented on: 1 year ago (July 2, 2013)

I'm an MAPDD subscriber and I don't see any indication that the Action Pack subscriptions are going away. The bar for subscribing is a little higher, you have to register as a partner, pass a...

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