China Hopes to Have Its Own Operating System Ready by October Commented on: 4 weeks ago (August 25, 2014)

Building the OS is only step one. What about apps? Its all about the apps...

A Touchable Office for the Enterprise? Commented on: 6 weeks ago (August 5, 2014)

Wait, isn't office on Windows RT already a touch-first version of Office? If so, the Windows version was first.

Microsoft Delivers Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview Commented on: 23 weeks ago (April 14, 2014)

Just installed on my Lumia 920 and now half the apps won't launch. Anyone else have this problem?

US Government Moves to End Governance of the Internet Commented on: 27 weeks ago (March 17, 2014)

@Time Agora: The problem is the UN - or whatever international body takes this over -- will not be neutral. Likely they will sell domains at a higher price to 1st world countries so they can sell...

A Windows RT-like Future is Still in the Works with Windows 9 Commented on: 28 weeks ago (March 6, 2014)

Hope those XP folks moving to Windows 7 realize Windows 7's mainstream support ends in January of 2015 - less than a year from now. Switching to 8 at this point makes the most sense.

Amazon Hires US Post Office for Sunday Deliveries Commented on: 44 weeks ago (November 12, 2013)

Why start their own when they can buy the Post Office? I'm only partly joking. The Postal Service has been hurting financially for a long time and Congress wont let them take practical steps (like...

Will Businesses Embrace Windows 8.1 and Surface 2? Commented on: 47 weeks ago (October 22, 2013)

My only wish list for my 1st gen Surface RT is a USB 3.0 port. 2.0 is so slow especially when copying video files. I'd love to upgrade to the new Surface 2, but can't justify it when I have the...

Should IT Double Down on Windows 7 and Office 2010? Commented on: 48 weeks ago (October 15, 2013)

I don't buy that the enterprise will standardize on Win 7 and Office 2010 for a decade. The company I work for (around 4,000 employees world-wide) just finished the migration to Windows 7 and is...

Short Takes: October 4, 2013 Commented on: 50 weeks ago (October 4, 2013)

I think the transition from XP is more likely responsible for the numbers than anything else.I expected, and still expect, Windows 7 adoption to grow until shortly after the Windows XP cut-off...

The Death of the Windows Desktop Commented on: 1 year ago (September 18, 2013)

Those desktop apps that seem so important now, will either move to the cloud (Like Adobe did with Photoshop and the entire Creative Suite), or will be broken into components.

For example, I...

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