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WinInfo Short Takes: Microsoft Earnings Special Edition Commented on: 2 years 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...
Fact and Fiction in Press Depiction of Google’s Office Ambitions Commented on: 2 years ago (December 27, 2012) I cruise through the tech blogosphere commenting away, knowing that I myself only possess a great overall view of tech reality. I leave the heavy lifting to guys like Paul, with articles like this....
Apple “Pinch to Zoom” Patent Tossed Out by US Patent Office Commented on: 2 years ago (December 20, 2012) Whereas Apple might be abusing patent law, I feel abused that MS didn't implement pinch to zoom before Apple. That still was the biggest differentiator for me when the iPhone came out. It still...
Windows 8: Death by a Thousand Cuts? Commented on: 2 years ago (December 19, 2012) "Microsoft can and will update and mature Windows 8 pretty regularly for the next few years, this is an effort that cant start soon enough. And its one that needs to involve the community of...
Microsoft's Move to Devices and Services Commented on: 2 years ago (December 12, 2012) "Some have suggested that this new way of doing things was somehow inspired or triggered by Google" There is so much of this in the press, (not here), trying to project that Microsoft has...
Microsoft Increases Surface Production Commented on: 2 years ago (December 12, 2012) I think the RT edition can differentiate itself greatly with the consumer when the time comes for the Clover Trail edition of the Surface. They could call it, Surface "Virus Free" edition...
Microsoft Runs Into the Apple App Store Gotcha Commented on: 2 years ago (December 12, 2012) So Chuck, "The irony is that now that the shoe is now on the other foot after decades of monopoly abuse by Microsoft." Does this mean that it is now fair for Apple to start abusing their...
NPD: Windows 8 Launch Coincided with 21 Percent Drop in PC Sales Commented on: 2 years ago (December 3, 2012) I'm not overly worried about the direction and the product and the eventual sales. But fielding customer reactions to the non-stop media barrage of Windows death claims is a lot more exhausting...
Microsoft Sells 40 Million Windows 8 Licenses in First Month Commented on: 2 years ago (November 27, 2012) "Its worth nothing that most of the license sales in the 40 million figure were to PC makers, and not to end users." So what percentage of the first weekend sales were also PC makers? The...
For Windows 8, a Familiar Launch Story Commented on: 2 years ago (November 19, 2012) I disagree strongly on your persistent negative view of the Surface. I do think that the price, if about $200 cheaper, would certainly erase any concerns about the value of the device. But I use this...
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