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It's Time for Microsoft to Make the Right CEO Choice Commented on: 42 weeks ago (February 3, 2014)

Gates (and Ballmer) started this whole thing. So the idea that an outsider should be able to come in and cut and cull things is crazy unless Gates and Ballmer were ready to let go, which they are...

We're Finally Living on Internet Time Commented on: 46 weeks ago (January 7, 2014)

There is a great divide coming in computing between the consumers, and the creators.

Kids coming out of grade school know how to play games on an iPad, but put them in front of a real...

Microsoft Sold More Than 3 Million Xbox Ones in 2013 Commented on: 46 weeks ago (January 6, 2014)

This is good, but Xbox One needs to get better. I love the voice commands, but they are flaky unless you are just going from app to app and sometimes the box just won't turn on. The speed with...

Facing the Biggest Problem with Windows in 2014 Commented on: 47 weeks ago (December 31, 2013)

So we've gone from talking about the MS Monopoly of a few years ago, to all the great competition MS now faces. Bring it on. I miss Gates who used to refer to all these "problems" as "challenges...

We All Had Our Heads in the Clouds in 2013 Commented on: 48 weeks ago (December 24, 2013)

" they've asked the United States and other governments to curb their spying activities"

I almost hit the floor on that one. At least when they subpoena your data that is not in the cloud,...

Short Takes: December 6, 2013 Commented on: 50 weeks ago (December 7, 2013)

About that Start Menu panic comment. Windows 7 followed a universally panned Windows Vista. It's no surprise that it became so popular so fast. All the news headlines were pretty much praising it...

PC vs. Tablet: Use the Right Tool for the Job Commented on: 51 weeks ago (December 3, 2013)

I'll never go back to non-touch ultra book. It is way to convenient to pinch and zoom in so many areas. No track pad, not even Apples cuts it in that department for myself.

The problem at...

Short Takes: November 27, 2013 Commented on: 1 year ago (November 27, 2013)

"A decade ago, Microsoft's strategy for handling Apple was to ignore it. Microsoft's executives never mentioned Apple or its products at public events or in commercials. And over time Apple ate...

Microsoft Begins Rolling Out Windows 8.1 Commented on: 1 year ago (October 17, 2013)

My biggest challenge in teaching folks the best way to start out with Win 8 is convincing them to change their email to one that is modern. I have a lot of folks that are still on their Comcast....

Short Takes: August 2, 2013 Commented on: 1 year ago (August 2, 2013)

Android is doing to Apple what Microsoft did to Apple in the 90's. Only problem is they're doing it to Microsoft too! :) Imagine if Microsoft had tried to release a free OS to the marketplace,...

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