chilero’s Activity

Fri Jul 3

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 9:29 PM

Ubuntu Phone Severely Disappoints

While almost nobody but the biggest fans of Ubuntu thought that this would be a success it appears that it is simply awful.

This would have been the only competitor to Microsoft's continuum that is coming to Windows 10.

In fact, [more]

Thu Jul 2

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 10:09 PM

Edge already > Chrome

I haven't tried it but people seem to be really liking it.

Microsoft Edge is already good enough for me to drop Chrome

The first thing you notice after a couple of minutes messing around with Edge – besides the option for a cool
[more]

Thu Jun 18

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 2:03 PM

Surface in the sweet spot

The fastest growing segment in the PC market is the hybrid ultra-mobile segment which is expected to grow 77% in 2015. The Surface is sitting right in the sweet spot. Microsoft likely sold 1.7 million surface tablets in 2014 and may sell 3 million or [more]

Mon Jun 15

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 5:52 PM

E3 MSFT News

Some big news out of E3 for MSFT.

Announced backward compatibility allowing Xbox 360 games to run on Xbox One.

Backward compatibility is one of the most-requested fan features, and more than 100 classic Xbox 360 games will be [more]

Thu Jun 11

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 5:24 PM

Occulus + MSFT

Oculus revealed the final version of its Rift virtual reality headset today, but Microsoft managed to steal the show. The company surprised the world today by announcing a partnership with Oculus to bundle an Xbox One controller with every Oculus [more]

Wed Jun 10

Inside Value Boards Post

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Tue Jun 9

Inside Value Boards Post

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Fri May 22

Hidden Gems Boards Post

chilero replied to the Hidden Gems boards. 4:11 PM

Thu May 21

Stock Advisor Boards Post

chilero posted to the Stock Advisor boards. 5:53 PM

Tue May 19

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 12:25 PM

HoloLens idea

I still feel the HoloLens has the potential to change everything in marvelous ways. Here is a patent that was just awarded to MSFT.

A new Microsoft patent shows how a head-mounted display could transform the experience of reading books — [more]

Thu May 14

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 12:20 PM

LG Officially returns to WP

The LG Lancet is heading to Verizon. LG was an original OEM for Windows Phone 4 years ago but left due to low sales.

They have decided that the time may finally be right to return to the platform.

[more]

Wed May 13

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 11:33 AM

Project Irides

Microsoft's AR HoloLens may be getting company in the form of a VR headset using Kahawai technology which offloads some of the processing to the cloud and then streams back higher quality graphics to the headset.

According to Microsoft, [more]

Tue May 12

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 8:14 PM

Skype Translator

Skype Translator is Now Open to One and All
Available in preview form since December 2014, Microsoft’s amazing Skype Translator app is now broadly available for anyone wishing to try it out. Skype Translator lets two people who speak different
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Fri May 8

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 3:17 PM

Why Windows Phone

Microsoft answers the question, 'Why Windows Phone?'
With no flagships announced, software that is on other platforms and a weak app store for the better part of a year, many consumers have been asking what is the value proposition of Windows [more]

Sat May 2

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 3:07 PM

HoloLens Fizzles at BUILD

HoloLens goes from WOW, INCREDIBLE, AMAZING in January to "Still magical, but with the ugly taint of reality".

They have dramatically reduced the field of view for demos done at BUILD which has taken away the WOW factor. There were [more]

Wed Apr 29

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 1:57 PM

Windows 10 goal

MSFT released their goal to have 1 billion devices using Windows 10 in 2-3 years.

Free upgrade for the first year still in place. Free for the life of the device.

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 1:53 PM

iOS apps on Windows Phone?

What if you could just compile your iOS app in Visual Studio and have it run on Windows 10 for phone? Would your mind be blown?

What if you could just compile an Android app in Visual Studio and have it run on Windows 10 for phone? Would [more]

Fri Apr 10

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 8:39 PM

AR to Disrupt Mobile

AR/VR is forecasted to hit about $150 billion by 2020 with AR taking the largest share. $120 for AR vs $30 for VR.

We think AR’s addressable market is similar to the smartphone/tablet market. So AR could have hundreds of millions of [more]

Sun Apr 5

Stock Advisor Boards Post

chilero replied to the Stock Advisor boards. 3:59 PM

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