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Windows 8/RT App Pick: Twitter Commented on: 1 year ago (March 14, 2013)

As mentioned, there are a lot of missing features, I especially need multiple account support (this makes it a non-starter for me) and Pocket support.

It’s Time to Bring Back NT Commented on: 1 year ago (March 11, 2013)

I think that the UI of 8 is not really a big issue. Will some enterprise customers not want to adopt it because of user training issues - sure, but corporate adoption of new operating systems is...

What the Tech 155: Content Consumption Commented on: 1 year ago (March 10, 2013)

I'm a little surprised that Andrew is having trounle adjusting to Windows 8. My experience is that, while people find it confusing at first (I had no idea how to shut it down the first time I...

Going Pro: Post-PC vs. PC-Plus Commented on: 1 year ago (February 20, 2013)

I don't think Surface Pro works particularly well as a tablet. What I want from a tablet is for it to be small (in many cases I like 7" tablets). light, touch-enabled, have great battery life,...

Office 2013 Gotcha: Standalone Products are for One PC Only Commented on: 1 year ago (February 14, 2013)

Not allowing software to be used on a desktop and laptop/Surface Pro is insane in 2013. At a time when Metro apps are becoming less restrictive, Microsoft has gone in the opposite direction with...

Second Guessing Microsoft’s Surface Strategy Commented on: 1 year ago (February 3, 2013)

I don't think a Surface Pro would have ever been compared favorably to ultrabooks. They don't have an advantage in size, weight, available disk space, or price, and you can get touch screen...

Windows 8 Tip: Shut Down Metro-Style Apps Commented on: 1 year ago (January 23, 2013)

As with iOS or Win 8/RT, you don't need to shut down apps, it only lengthens the time to launch them again. I once had all of the apps in my Applications folder selected and accidentally clicked...

Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro Preview Commented on: 1 year ago (January 22, 2013)

As one who has used an XP tablet, as well as other smaller form factor PCs (Toshiba Libretto, Sony UMPC), a 2 pound tablet is an absolute non-starter for me. I don't mind the total weight with the...

Fact Check: Windows 8 Pricing Identical to That for Windows 7 Commented on: 1 year ago (January 21, 2013)

Actually. Apple's share of retail sales (people spending their own money as opposed to corporate buys) is huge, so not only are computer buyers quite aware of what Apple's OS upgrades cost (Mac...

Samsung ATIV Smart PC + Keyboard Dock: Life with a Hybrid Windows 8 PC Commented on: 1 year ago (January 12, 2013)

I actually think that this is very encouraging, Getting rid of the fan and getting good battery life are two major steps. Perhaps the next generation will address more than 2GB of RAM, which to...

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