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Thinking About Tech Pluralism Commented on: 39 weeks ago (September 24, 2014)

The irony of Microsoft and their proponents arguing for more openness in apps and platform development is great. No matter how right that argument is, even when it was being made in the '90's...

Short Takes: June 13, 2014 Commented on: 1 year ago (June 17, 2014)

Prior to the Xbone release Paul made the argument that "Xbox has the most loyal customers on earth". I didn't agree at all. Gamers are fickle and willing to migrate to whatever platform will...

No Need to Point Fingers in the Wake of XP Fix Commented on: 1 year ago (May 6, 2014)

Kudos to MS for fixing this flawing. Also for reaching back and fixing legacy versions as well.
But a lot XP users aren't ignoring MS's requests for updates. In many cases they can't afford...

Ford Is Dropping Microsoft's In-Car Software Commented on: 1 year ago (February 27, 2014)

I have only used the Sync system once in a rented Ford Focus. I could never get it to recognize my iPod Touch 4g. Since I only had the car for 1 day I never bothered to crack the manual and just...

With PlayStation 4 Hitting 5 Million in Sales, Microsoft Pins Its Xbox One Hopes on Titanfall Commented on: 1 year ago (February 20, 2014)

Webdev511, I agree to an extent that "resolutiongate" is somewhat overblown. However Xbone has more than just 720p vs 1080p issues. The recent update had to fix issues with the scaler and its...

Android Is Not Really Open, Secret Documents Reveal Commented on: 1 year ago (February 14, 2014)

When I saw the title of this article I though it would actually address something related to open source. The title of the article and its content were instead completely unrelated. Open source is...

Microsoft Sells 2 Million Xbox Ones in 18 Days Commented on: 1 year ago (December 11, 2013)

Where Sony might be able to gain an advantage long term is the early exposure and availability in the markets where Xbox has yet to launch. That could position the PS4 in a similar fashion as the...

Microsoft, Google Offer Similar Visions for the Future of IT Commented on: 1 year ago (October 9, 2013)

+1 stottm99999. Not every demand can be met by the cloud. Many businesses and government agencies require local enterprise solutions to ensure integrity of their data.

Investors Call for Bill Gates to Step Down from Microsoft Commented on: 1 year ago (October 4, 2013)

I don't know if getting rid of Gates on the board will help MS or not. He has been a great tech visionary who has some great hits and notorious misses. Any incoming CEO that wants to take MS in...

What's Next for IT Pros? Commented on: 1 year ago (October 2, 2013)

It wouldn't definitely be unwise for MS to ignore the willingness of IT Pros to migrate to other platforms for their needs. I know pros that have adjusted their skills as needed to address future...

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