It's worth noting that you can only resize the start menu if the taskbar is located at the botton of the screen. It doesn't work on any other edge of the screen (looks like it's a bug :)
According to the Toshiba website, the screen is 1024x600 :-/ (http://...
And imagine what we, outside US, where (as usual with Microsoft stuff) half of the console capabilities won't be available, feel.
Did you enable GPU acceleration on VLC ? Doing so may use less power.
I'm disappointed, the Wi-FI problem is still here (being in a "Limited" state). Maybe it will be fixed in a future update. I hope so.