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Dutch, UK Governments Among Those Paying to Extend XP Support Commented on: 21 weeks ago (April 7, 2014)

"XPocalypse", I like that.

I also think your comparison to the y2k situation is astute. Let's hope it turns out the same way.

It's Official: Microsoft Releases Office for iPad Commented on: 22 weeks ago (March 27, 2014)

I thought Office for iPad looked great. Paul's first test of reading a huge Word file occurred without mishap. And then there was all that server stuff that nobody completely understood, but...

Microsoft's Surface Lineup Starts to Grow Again Commented on: 24 weeks ago (March 11, 2014) is the price...

Apple in the Enterprise Commented on: 24 weeks ago (March 11, 2014)

Apple has never embraced the enterprise. They have always been a personal device provider. To aid personal use, they licensed ActiveSync from Microsoft. Today, they support more ActiveSync data...

Windows and the Race to the Bottom Commented on: 26 weeks ago (February 25, 2014)

I think Intel's attempt sell us on the idea of an Ultrabook is also a victim of the race to the bottom. You said "When PC prices steadily plummet, as they did with the netbook, there's no rebound...

Report: Microsoft to Drop Windows Licensing Fees for Low-End Devices Commented on: 27 weeks ago (February 22, 2014)

Netbook, version 2.0.

Will I be able to change my desktop background image?

Getting Past Devices and Services Commented on: 27 weeks ago (February 18, 2014)

Microsoft finds itself in an awkward position. Software, which has given Microsoft tremendous revenue, and an even greater profit margin, is now being given away for free by the likes of Android,...

Facing the Biggest Problem with Windows in 2014 Commented on: 34 weeks ago (December 31, 2013)

The opposite of love, is not hate, it's ambivalence. I think your concerns are well founded. And I also think that you are right about Longhorn. But I would like to add another issue, that you...

Microsoft Reports Progress in CEO Search Commented on: 36 weeks ago (December 17, 2013)

A user on Discus, named symbolset just posted this, this morning:

"Don't panic. On January 23rd Microsoft will release its quarterly report. Just before then, probably January 21st, the...

Microsoft CEO Search Reportedly Narrowed to Two Commented on: 39 weeks ago (December 2, 2013)

The question is this:

Is Microsoft a technology company or a marketing company?

My answer is this: Bill Gates paid $50,000 for DOS, it's been all down hill since.

Of course...

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