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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

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Wed Mar 18

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 10:26 AM

Windows 10 on Android Phones

This could get very interesting. I'm not sure how large the custom ROM market is with Android users but Microsoft is said to be bringing out a custom ROM which will allow Android users to flash Windows 10 on their phones.

Microsoft is [more]

Mon Mar 16

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 10:40 AM

Re: Windows Phone in Vietnam

Thank you for coming in to troll once in while. Otherwise the MSFT forum would get boring with only myself posting.

Sun Mar 15

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 9:37 PM

Re: Windows Phone in Vietnam

Correction

Within a couple of points of being the #1 Smartphone vender (not OS)

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 9:34 PM

Windows Phone in Vietnam

Microsoft has made some huge gains in Smartphone market share in Vietnam with their low-end phone strategy stealing share from Samsung.

#1: Samsung 26%
#2: Microsoft: 24%

They are within a couple of points of being the #1 [more]

Fri Mar 13

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 5:37 PM

Cortana heading to iOS Android

Microsoft has been running its "personal assistant" Cortana on its Windows phones for a year, and will put the new version on the desktop with the arrival of Windows 10 this autumn. Later, Cortana will be available as a standalone app, [more]

Wed Mar 4

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 10:55 AM

Windows Phone Market Share

While the worldwide low market share is actively reported it is important to also look at markets that are seeing some success (>10%) and some very close to that 10% share.

France saw a big spike in January to 13%. Its highest [more]

Sat Feb 21

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 1:38 PM

Most Vulnerable OS of 2014

This should come as a shock to just about everyone. According to 2014 data from the National Vulnerability Database the OS with the most reported vulnerabilities in 2014 was ... Apple Mac OS X followed by iOS.

1. Apple Mac OS X
2. Apple [more]

Wed Feb 18

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 6:32 PM

More and More Positive Press

Not sure if it is just me but it sure seems like what used to be a constant stream of negative press everywhere with regards to Microsoft has now done a 180 and is almost completely positive. These are just a couple from today:

From Gizmodo: [more]

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 12:27 PM

Re: Microsoft has completely lost their marbles

Updated security features have been added.

https://www.thurrott.com/office/1448/outlook-android-ios-upd...

Tue Feb 17

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 10:22 AM

Re: What HoloLens Has ...

Microsoft has just confirmed that they will have sessions dedicated to developing for HoloLens at the Build Conference at the end of April.

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Tue Feb 3

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 6:00 PM

What HoloLens Has ...

I found the HoloLens to be an amazing technology with a truly disruptive potential. I immediately began to dream up ways that this could be put to use and then I started seeing people post with other amazing ideas. The more I read the more amazed I [more]

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 2:49 PM

Worldwide Tablet Sale Fall

Canalys is reporting that worldwide tablet shipments fell, for the first time, in Q4. Down 12% YoY. The slowdown was both at the high-end and the low-end of the market.

High notes: Microsoft shipped 2 million tablets and Windows tablets [more]

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