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Short Takes: November 7, 2014 Commented on: 12 weeks ago (November 7, 2014)

Well that seems to be the only way Apple users will get a proper kickstand on the iPad so...

About patch Tuesday, it wouldn't surprise me if MS is patching a flaw that gives the guys that...

Putting the Win in Windows 9 Commented on: 22 weeks ago (August 26, 2014)

Enterprise has nothing to worry about. It’s the consumer experience that Microsoft has so heartily mis-handled time and again. These are the folks that read those USA Today headlines at breakfast...

Office is the Bellwether for Microsoft's Rapid Release Mantra Commented on: 32 weeks ago (June 17, 2014)

A lot of consumers, grew up using the Outlook software, (not outlook express), because years ago it came on the computer and we just like it better than the alternatives.

However since the...

Apple Earnings: iPhone Sales Up, iPad Sales Down Commented on: 40 weeks ago (April 24, 2014)

"Apple TV sales have surpassed 20 million units, which was arguably the most surprising news in the call."

I love my Xbox One. But for the average consumer, it will not fly. It seems Ultra...

Short Takes: March 28, 2014 Commented on: 44 weeks ago (March 28, 2014)

"I heard from several sources at the company yesterday—including one buddy who pinged me a bit incessantly via Skype" - so, can MS go through your Skype txts and find out who your "source" is?...

Need to Know: Windows 8.1 Update, Future of Office 365 Commented on: 45 weeks ago (March 19, 2014)

Consumers need "coddling", and MS does not go nearly far enough to coddle consumers. I would love to see Nadella actually focus on consumer, as he has done so obviously successfully in such a...

Short Takes: March 7, 2014 Commented on: 47 weeks ago (March 8, 2014)

I don't think update 1 or whatever it is called is a mess at all. I suppose the leak process was messy, but we get what we ask for when we download leaked builds.

I have been giving MS the...

Nokia Announces Android-Powered Smartphones Commented on: 48 weeks ago (February 24, 2014)

Does Google profit in any way on a deal like this without the Google services?

If you talked to 50 developers hypothetically, would they prefer developing for Android because it is easier...

Microsoft Has Sold Over 200 Million Windows 8 Licenses Commented on: 50 weeks ago (February 13, 2014)

Windows 7 was the much anticipated OS to follow up the big disaster. It was released to rave reviews that still stand up to this day.

Windows 8 was released in unfinished form, with...

It's Official: Microsoft Names Satya Nadella as CEO Commented on: 51 weeks ago (February 4, 2014)

When I get into the "zone" working on PC's time goes by pretty fast. I bet when Gates gets into the zone, he will be spending a lot more than just a little time at MS. Glad to have him back in...

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