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Microsoft Details Lumia Denim Schedule, Camera Improvements Commented on: 2 days ago (December 18, 2014)

Alright, I think I've been pretty patient with Microsoft and Nokia on the updates, but this is just crap.

The 1020 is in bad need of camera performance improvements - the damn thing has 1GB...

Windows Phone 8.1 Tip: Enable Double-Tap to Wake Commented on: 3 days ago (December 17, 2014)

I can confirm that this does *not* require SensorCore or higher firmware version.
Double-tap to wake is present on my AT&T-branded 820, 920, and 1020 - before Cyan was even available....

Visual Studio and .NET Go Cross-Platform Commented on: 5 weeks ago (November 12, 2014)

Yes yes yes yes yes. A thousand times yes.

Microsoft Work & Play is the Uber Subscription Service You Asked For Commented on: 5 weeks ago (November 11, 2014)

I use two of these services: Xbox Live and Office 365 Home already. If not for the cost of Xbox Music, I would have added it to the service stable, as well.

I don't know that I want to...

Microsoft is Discontinuing Free Xbox Music Streaming Commented on: 8 weeks ago (October 23, 2014)

I have a fairly large collection of (legally-acquired) music, and I've never found Xbox Music to be a good solution for managing it.

The old Zune software was pretty good for that, and it...

Skype for Windows Phone Adds Support for Drawing Commented on: 8 weeks ago (October 20, 2014)

I don't know if you've noticed the antagonism and disdain a lot of people have for Microsoft. Realistically, Windows Phone doesn't stand a chance when the general belief is that Microsoft products...

How Microsoft is Taking Office Cross-Platform Commented on: 8 weeks ago (October 20, 2014)

Probably because they can get better performance across more target platforms by using C++, also because converting a 30-year-old codebase of that size would be prohibitively expensive in terms of...

Microsoft Screen Sharing for Lumia Phones First Impressions Commented on: 9 weeks ago (October 15, 2014)

Paul, I've not seen much in the way of a definitive statement on this, so I come to you. Does the 1020 have the capacity to support Miracast? If so, are there any indications of a future firmware...

Is Microsoft Offering the Windows Technical Preview to Windows 7 Users Via Windows Update? Commented on: 10 weeks ago (October 8, 2014)

I don't know other users' experiences with this, but I wasn't able to get the update to even work from Windows 7. I ended up having to use the bootable media and treat it as a Refresh - keeping...

Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter First Impressions Commented on: 11 weeks ago (October 2, 2014)

You should probably correct the caption on the 7th image, the title of that game is "Machinarium" by the folks over Amanita Design.

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