Over the past decade, Microsoft fans have been burned by a number of ill-fated initiatives including Windows Media Center, PlaysForSure, Zune, Windows Home Server, and, most recently, Windows RT. This most misunderstood and misguided Windows version never really had a chance, but for the millions of people still using these devices—many quite enthusiastically—that doesn’t matter. […]
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Microsoft’s bundling of an Office 365 Personal subscription with Windows 8.1 with Bing on many low-end PCs and devices is a godsend to cash-strapped consumers, since it provides a full-year of Office 2013—a value of $69.99—for free. But here’s a secret: You can easily convert that Office 365 Personal subscription into an Office 365 Home […]
Here are some answers to reader questions about this new site, thurrott.com.
John asks: The Windows 8.1 Field Guide is the best already but please consider clarifying the issue of email accounts, aliases, etc because Microsoft manages to confuse the issue. Like many I’ve long used Gmail.com and also used this account as my Microsoft sign-in account. The question I have is how do I have my […]