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Mon Sep 22

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chilero replied to the Stock Advisor boards. 6:50 PM

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chilero posted to the Stock Advisor boards. 4:16 PM

Mon Sep 15

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 6:45 PM

Clip from This Week in Tech

In this clip from #475 of This Week in Tech the conversation starts to list off the "best" 5 smart phones you can get right now. Mike Elgan lists off the Moto X, HTC One M8, iPhone 6+ and the SG5. Surprisingly Lee Hutchinson from [more]

Sun Sep 14

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 4:30 PM

Re: Windows Phone OEMs ODMs

Add UK based My Go to the list

Fri Sep 12

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 6:28 PM

Re: Windows Phone OEMs ODMs

Add Trekstor to the list of companies with announced phones.

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 12:56 PM

Windows Phone OEMs ODMs

Neowin has compiled a list of the OEMs and ODMs committed to Windows Phone. The list currently contains a surprising 24 companies. Not all of them have actually released a Windows Phone yet. In total 21 have either released or publicly announced a [more]

Thu Sep 11

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 11:53 AM

Re: Microsoft to buy Mojang

There is a lot of talk as to why this might be a good purchase. Some of what I've read/heard:

Get young coders on Microsoft's side, perhaps changing opinions
Attracts more girl gamers
Very popular among young gamers
Exclusivity [more]

Wed Sep 10

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 6:21 PM

Re: Microsoft to buy Mojang

Strangely it appears that Notch actually approached Microsoft rather than the other way around after a very positive relationship with the Xbox team.

As for why Microsoft would drop $2 billion on a game that's been around for a [more]

Tue Sep 9

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 8:32 PM

Microsoft to buy Mojang

Just a rumor but for $2 billion this is a horrid purchase. Mojang only has one successful game, Minecraft, so unless there is some master plan behind the scenes then I just don't get it. I hope this one does not go through.

TTWO has about a [more]

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chilero posted to the Stock Advisor boards. 8:17 PM

Mon Sep 8

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 5:58 PM

Re: Another iPhone User's Opinion

Yes, it's biased. It's absurd that you present it as anything but. When a guys entire living is dependent on one company's softwares, it's kind of silly to present his opinion about that conpany's products as anything but biased, isn't [more]

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 12:03 PM

Re: Another iPhone User's Opinion

Brian Noyes is chief architect of IDesign, a Microsoft(R) Regional Director, and MVP.

My guess is that you reading that to mean that he is employed by Microsoft??

About the RD Program

We are
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Sun Sep 7

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 5:01 PM

Another iPhone User's Opinion

So I decided to make the switch from iPhone to Windows Phone a couple weeks ago, and thought I would share my experiences after two weeks on the platform.

User experience of the platform (operating system) and apps following the [more]

Thu Sep 4

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 9:45 PM

Former Apple SVP Talks Surface

Ron Johnson praised Microsoft stores and the Surface Pro 3

“I think the Microsoft stores have succeeded much more than popular opinion. [...] I think it’s really helped, for instance, the Surface 3. It’s a really great product and we all [more]

Wed Sep 3

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 6:58 PM

Giant Perceptive Pixel Sceens

After purchasing the company a couple of years ago MSFT is now beginning to mass produce the product. These 55" beasts were originally $80,000 each but can now be found for $7,500 and are expected to become cheaper.

Combine one of these [more]

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 11:20 AM

Push for Tablet Market Share

Toshiba announces a $120 7" tablet with 1 year Office 365 Personal included.

The Encore Mini is a new 7-inch tablet that comes with Windows 8.1 with Bing and free 1-year subscription of Microsoft Office 365 Personal. It comes powered [more]

Mon Sep 1

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 1:12 AM

Windows 8 passes XP

According to Statcounter Windows 8 has finally passed XP. The failure that is Win 8 is now double Mac OSX.

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Sun Aug 24

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 4:51 PM

Chromebooks killing PCs on the low end

Well that is the headline I see everywhere but the reality is still completely different.

Yet, there exists a popular narrative that Chromebooks are disrupting Windows PCs. Forbes: "Here's why Microsoft is worried about Google [more]

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 4:39 PM

Windows Phone about to go big

An interesting editorial from Neowin comparing Android and Windows Phone.

Let’s not mince words here, Windows Phone is doing terribly by most standards. According to IDC, Windows Phone now sits at only 2.5% of marketshare worldwide, a [more]

Thu Aug 21

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 5:28 PM

Lifetime iPhone/Android user switches

Just over one month since I made the switch from being a lifelong Apple and Android user to trying out a Nokia 925, I'm back to report on life as a Windows Phone user.

Still, as I remarked in my first article, I love this damn phone --
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