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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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Tue Aug 19

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 6:01 PM

Re: HTC One (M8)

An interesting note on battery life. The reported battery life on this phone is 21 hours usage running Windows Phone and only 12 running Android according to Verizon. Being that the hardware is identical that would mean that Windows Phone is far [more]

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 4:47 PM

Why I Stayed With Windows Phone

It's a little under two years since I last bought a new mobile phone, so when my operator offered me an early upgrade and a shift from a 3G network to its 4G LTE service with four times the data allowance, I decided it was time to take advantage [more]

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

HTC One (M8)

I believe this is the first Android phone where they have simply switched out the Android OS for Windows Phone.

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Wed Aug 13

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 3:23 PM

5 New Windows Phones in Vietnam

Oh what a difference a free OS makes.

Q-Mobile has just celebrated 5 launch Windows Phone handset in Vietnam market. Accordingly, these devices will run the WP8.1 and are priced below 4 million dong:
•Dream W473 model is ultraslim
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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 3:19 PM

2 New mid-range Windows Phones

The Lumia 730 and 830 expected to be introduced on Sep 4th.

As you can see, the invite has the text, "ready for more?" with the "o" in "more" shaped to look like a smartphone camera lens. The invite also [more]

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 3:15 PM

Cortana coming to PC and tablets

Rumors have been circulating for a while that Microsoft is planning to incorporate its personal digital assistant, Cortana, into the next major version of Windows.

cortanawp81
On August 11, those rumors turned up a notch, with
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Fri Jul 25

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 8:45 PM

Re: The Merge

Not missing the point at all. That is exactly my assumption.

Sorry, I was generalizing about the interwebz. Not anyone in particular.

Thu Jul 24

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 3:54 PM

Re: The Merge

I think many are missing the key points to the single OS.

They will have a single team working on the OS not a separate team for Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox.

They will move(they already are well on the way) to common APIs which [more]

Thu May 22

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 2:21 PM

Surface Pro 3 and David Pogue

David Pogue, ex NY Times tech writer and now running Yahoo Tech has been an influential critic of both Windows 8 and the Surface.

Is it even possible for him to like the Surface Pro 3? I guess it is.

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