Questions for 3/9?

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  • adamcorbally

    08 March, 2018 - 6:14 pm

    <p>What do you think of how Microsoft presents itself, I watched a bit of the insider webcast. It was just weird, the ninja cat thing – stupid, hustle as a service? Come on. It was never cute or funny and especially not when the products and services they are providing (xbox and office excluded) are frankly low on quality, direction less and developed at a snails pace. Its almost insulting when you consider how much they have burned their customers over the years, if they don't take this stuff seriously why should we?</p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p>

    • lvthunder

      Premium Member
      09 March, 2018 - 11:37 am

      <blockquote><a href="#251625"><em>In reply to adamcorbally:</em></a></blockquote><p>The insider stuff lets you into a view of the developers. They are probably a bunch of 20-30 year olds who each have their own personalities and a bit of light heartiness and silliness keeps the workplace a place you enjoy going to. If it were a bunch of suits who are serious 100% of the time who would want to work there. </p>

  • gatisnolv

    08 March, 2018 - 8:07 pm

    <p>Last year Intel announced, that in 2018 TB3 would become free of charge for others to implement. I don't recall them giving a specific date though. With the new Ryzen mobile parts from AMD I expected competitively priced high class devices (e.g. HP Spectre line) with these parts<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">. Do you know when/if Intel will come through with their intention (maybe AMDs products shifted their views)? I suspect, not being able to use TB3 on this class of devices might be holding off manufacturers from releasing products of same line with such a weird omission.</span></p>

  • hrlngrv

    Premium Member
    08 March, 2018 - 8:40 pm

    <p>Lots of articles here and elsewhere about Windows 10 S. Has MSFT divulged any financial info about how the MSFT Store has done? Any inkling what MSFT would expect the rate of conversions from S mode to non-S mode (or could we call the latter productive mode)?</p>

  • Bart

    Premium Member
    09 March, 2018 - 2:19 am

    <p>Is Microsoft dropping support for Outlook on the Web iOS and Android apps because of Cortana integration? PWA replacement? Or what is your take on this? Especially as the native Outlook apps aren't as full featured </p>

  • Peter klobčič

    09 March, 2018 - 7:53 am

    <p>can we expect surface pro 6 this year?</p>

  • Tourniquet

    09 March, 2018 - 8:42 am

    <p>Do you think it's possible that Microsoft might turn back to Android emulation for it's future mobile play afterall?</p><p><br></p><p>WSL seems to be a good thing on Destkop. Why don't use the same system for Android? The tech is there.</p><p><br></p><p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Ever since MSFT "announced" that they're done with Windows 10 Mobile, more and more UWP apps are being discontinued (for example two of the biggest Streamingplatforms in Germany: Maxdome &amp; SkyGo). I don't see those developers ever getting back to UWP / Windows again. </span></p><p><br></p><p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">And while for some Apps PWA might be an option, it can't be used for everything.</span></p><p><br></p><p><br></p>

  • gatisnolv

    09 March, 2018 - 9:38 am

    <p>Do you think we could at some point see a whole web browser implemented as a PWA? I know this sounds a little ridiculous at first, but this would have a similar benefit as any application – a vendor would have less versions to support, and have the client be readily available on any (new) platforms that has support for PWAs. The extension model could also then be unified. It seems like PWA support has potential to provide yet another abstraction layer among many others that support higher level functionalities in the technologies we use.</p>

  • woelfel

    09 March, 2018 - 10:01 am

    <p>Are you going to play Sea of Thieves? (Open Beta already started for this weekend just FYI) </p>

  • TheJoeFin

    Premium Member
    09 March, 2018 - 10:09 am

    <p>Is Microsoft aware of how feature fragmented so many of their products are? </p><p><br></p><p>For example: Skype has a UWP version, desktop version, web version, iOS, Android, now Android Lite, and they all have different features. </p><p>Similar problem with Outlook, OneDrive, OneNote, Cortana, and more. </p>

  • Bart

    Premium Member
    09 March, 2018 - 10:36 am

    <p>If no Surface Pro 6, maybe a Surface 4 (running on ARM)?</p>

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