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The Death of the Windows Desktop Commented on: 43 weeks ago (September 19, 2013)

For me, having multiple monitors is a very nice productivity boost. I'd be (slightly) happier with Win8 if it included proper multi-monitor support: a different metro app running on each screen...

In Blockbuster Deal, Microsoft to Buy Nokia Commented on: 46 weeks ago (September 3, 2013)

Depends on the chances of him ending up in a Finnish prison.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Has Also Hit the RTM Milestone Commented on: 47 weeks ago (August 27, 2013)

A couple toughts:
- Instead of withholding this so it can be tested more, release it to MSDN so that real outside devs can test it. Nothing beats that.
- Instead of being clever with...

Short Takes: August 2, 2013 Commented on: 50 weeks ago (August 2, 2013)

Indeed, Microsoft's strategy to surpass iPhone is brilliant: don't do anything especially competent or noteworthy; just wait for Apple to fail on its own. Clever!

Surface Price Cut: Temporary Ploy or the New Normal? Commented on: 1 year ago (July 16, 2013)

If the windows store had managed to really take off, Surface RT would be an easier sell. But the quantity and quality of apps is still so poor that I doubt you'll ever hear anybody say "I need to...

More Details Emerge in Coming Massive Reorg at Microsoft Commented on: 1 year ago (June 24, 2013)

Larson-Green has only missed the ball twice (ribbon, metro), so give her a third strike before she's out.

Microsoft Answers Complaints but Neuters Some Key Xbox One Advantages Commented on: 1 year ago (June 20, 2013)

Digital downloads are a pretty big disappointment. Publishers could have used the savings (lower distribution costs, less piracy) to slash game prices and still increase profits.

Instead,...

Xbox One Launch Missteps Could Cost Microsoft Commented on: 1 year ago (June 13, 2013)

Did EA send Don Mattrick to Microsoft as a trojan horse? To screw things up for the benefit of EA?

With Users Feeling Blue, Microsoft Seeks a Windows 8 Mulligan Commented on: 1 year ago (May 30, 2013)

IMO the product slogan should be

"Win 8.1 Blue because Windows 8 blew"

In Fixing Windows 8, Microsoft Is Doing Right by Customers Commented on: 1 year ago (April 23, 2013)

I don't know how Microsoft fixes this mess.

On my surface tablet, I only want to see Metro. I expect to *never* see the desktop or a classic window. Even when I need to tweak complicated...

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