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Short Takes: Special Microsoft Earnings Edition, July 19, 2013 Commented on: 1 year ago (July 20, 2013)

oroslak, I won't reply to Paul on this particular subject because he's sick of hearing positive things actual users of RT have to say. You can pretty much wrap Paul's take on RT as being a tablet...

Surface Price Cut: Temporary Ploy or the New Normal? Commented on: 1 year ago (July 15, 2013)

"Panic mode"? Nah. This was obviously a beta test. It was never priced to sell, it was priced to get it into the hands of the hard core fan base, so that we could put it through the motions, sort...

Tablet Growth Tied to Success of Mini Devices Commented on: 1 year ago (April 29, 2013)

Microsoft seems to be missing a very important point lately, maybe because stuff wasn't ready yet, or maybe because they are just stupid. I think it's because stuff wasn't ready yet.

The...

Short Takes: April 26, 2013 Commented on: 1 year ago (April 28, 2013)

"if the average license sales of Windows 8 are found to be less than 20 million units a month".... "then Windows 8 is a failure."

That statement is overdoing it, Vista could be called a...

In Fixing Windows 8, Microsoft Is Doing Right by Customers Commented on: 1 year ago (April 24, 2013)

The phone guys got it right from the start, most of it. 3 dots to signify "something" is there. In Win 8.0, you got ZERO. No indication whatsoever. The addition of an arrow on the start screen, a...

Short Takes: April 5, 2013 Commented on: 1 year ago (April 5, 2013)

"Does something that looks and works exactly like Windows 8 without offering that crucial software compatibility make any sense at all?"

You must live in a world where all users are smart...

2013 Promises To Be a Big Year for Lync Commented on: 1 year ago (February 20, 2013) "Skype will continue to use its terrible, frenetic Skype-developed user interface" This is one area that I would love to know whether or not you have any inside info on. Is the plan to...
Surface Pro Delights, Disappoints at Launch Commented on: 1 year ago (February 11, 2013)

At my Staples on Cape Cod, in Orleans, Ma. I asked the lady behind the counter if they had and Pro's in stock. She said they had two and mentioned something about the storm. Two? Anyway, we did...

WinInfo Short Takes, February 1, 2013 Commented on: 1 year ago (February 1, 2013) Help me with my math. I know I have this wrong. 40 million Xbox live accounts, at approx $60 each? 2.4 billion. So what is your proposal, to have only a paid subscription for Xbox live gold for...
WinInfo Short Takes: Microsoft Earnings Special Edition Commented on: 1 year ago (January 25, 2013) I think making go to apps usable out of the box would go a long way toward getting people more enthused. You setup your email, in Windows Mail app, then you try to setup up some groups for emailing...
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