Friday, July 18, 2014 - 7:53am

I do fear for the future of Windows Phones produced by Microsoft.

Previously, Nokia pumped out a range of consumer oriented smartphones, as well as quite a lot of accompanying accessories...

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 4:50am

I'm ambivalent.

The challenge with phones is squeezing a large amount of technology into a tiny space - one that is made even tinier when you consider how much room has to be given over to...

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 1:31pm

So did the prospect of official Nest apps for Windows Phone and Windows 8 just drop somewhat?

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - 11:10am

Could Microsoft port the WinRT foundation to Windows 7 and allow windowed 'Metro' apps to run? This would significantly and rapidly expand the market for those apps.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 11:46am

Here in the UK, certain Surface accessories are either sold out, or haven't even been released (or even listed!) in the first place!

I hope things improve in the new year!

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 8:22am

You're joking right?

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 7:43am

I think some of the comments on here are utterly hysterical.

It makes perfect sense of course to merge Windows RT and Windows Phone over time. It's already the same core underneath,...

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 4:06am

Certainly they're way off mark with the Surface marketing. If they'd only done a better job of marketing Metro, and establishing it as a new, touch-oriented mobile environment, then they could...

Monday, August 12, 2013 - 6:39am

It's not a hard formula. If Windows RT fails, then Windows will fail on consumer tablets. Period

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 10:43am

How about Microsoft Windows Live Azure Cloud Storage Personal Edition Plus Pack 2013? C'mon! They've had worse!

Seriously though, I hope they give it something snappy - I like and use...

Friday, July 19, 2013 - 5:44pm

Only pointless if you're tied to legacy, but you know this, so let's call a spade a spade ... this is now just trolling, but hey, screw the concept of Microsoft tablets, let's just carry on trash...

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 5:57am

That isn't really an appropriate comparison. How many people (and I mean, regular ordinary people) searching using Google believe they've made a conscious decision to search only for Google's...

Friday, April 5, 2013 - 3:50am

Another dig at Windows RT.

If it's not selling well, and the reason is that RT simply isn't viable because people don't want Windows that doesn't have software compatibility, then how about...

Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 12:27pm
Allot of the announcement seemed to be of the 'continuity but also change' ilk. Very heavily pushing the message that they've kept the stuff you 'know and love' - but also added...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 5:42pm
Chromebooks are about as far from a useful computing device as it's possible to get! A 'browser only' laptop? Please. We're a long was from a model where literally /everything/ is...
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 5:23pm
I thought it was Google who did the blocking by trying to claim that IE's 'Trident' engine couldn't handle Google Maps properly?
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 10:40am
I'm not a cloud doubter -I use cloud services myself- however surely the point here is that we have a very large, very high profile cloud system demonstrating that it's no more resilient in...
Monday, November 19, 2012 - 5:07pm
Paul; What would Windows RT have to do to be a first class citizen? From what I can tell you're disappointed that it can't run desktop applications, however this is entirely arbitrary, and...
Monday, November 19, 2012 - 12:09pm
It seems increasingly clear that you simply have a rather biased negative view on ARM. Describing the hardware as 'woefully inadequate' is simply not true at all, and having a few off the...
Friday, October 19, 2012 - 4:28am
Hear hear! The difference isn't even that complicated. Windows RT gives you a 'pure tablet' experience where Metro is king, but you get just enough 'Windows' in there to make it...
Monday, September 10, 2012 - 1:58pm
My concern is that the EU will force Microsoft to allow desktop browsers, potentially opening the floodgates for other desktop software.
Monday, August 13, 2012 - 4:54pm
That at least starts to give us some information about the likely advantages of these products, and why you'd choose them over x86 (although, many of these were advantages of the ARM platform...
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 2:32am
@chuckb84 Graphics chip vendors sell there own cards, intel make chipsets and also sell their own motherboards ... I don't really see how the surface is going to 'break' the model to the...
Friday, July 20, 2012 - 8:26am
Wow, you guys are all so insightful. Paul gets it bang on by pointing out the blindingly obvious - that Microsoft would have made a profit of $6n if they hadn't had the write down, and all you...
Friday, July 6, 2012 - 8:08am
This is one where I /will/ criticise. SBS is a popular product for small businesses. The cloud is only going to be the answer for some businesses - not all. Hosted, SaaS products like Office 365,...
Friday, July 6, 2012 - 3:06am
@BananaJr That being the case, then Microsoft are already making bold changes. Windows 8 is a big risk, and one that is clearly resulting from major creative freedom given to Steven Sinofsky....
Thursday, July 5, 2012 - 3:15pm
@BananaJr and @chuckb84 You've both cited the same article, and whilst it doesn't actually say anywhere in the article where the guy is getting his data from, we'll go ahead and assume it...
Thursday, July 5, 2012 - 10:43am
@infiniteloop I think we're going round in circles now. I've already answered the points you raise (no really, I have) Clearly continuing with this is pointless. You're happy with the...
Thursday, July 5, 2012 - 7:58am
@infiniteloop Most of the articles you've cited there, are opinion peices, and there are just as many out there speculating that Windows 8 tablets will be a huge success. The articles referring...
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 - 6:26pm
@infiniteloop "I'm sorry that you rarely get out of your cubicles to experience it, but it's fact" And we're back to the troll-baiting. You don't know anything about me,...
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