Apple promises to aggregate content from multiple video services into a single, cohesive user experience. What does that remind me of?
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Happy Friday. There are some curiously serendipitous questions in this week’s Ask Paul.
There are some key differences between the Google and Microsoft approaches. And what they point to is a coming victory for Microsoft.
If Google’s Android web browser concession seems familiar, that’s because Microsoft did the same thing a decade ago.
Many industry pundits called on Microsoft to spin off Xbox over the years. But then something happened, as we say in the Microsoft community.
Activision is doing everything it can to turn away long-time Call of Duty fans these days. And it’s starting to work.
Happy Friday, and happy Ides of March. Here’s another attempt at answering some great questions from readers.
Apple responded to Spotify’s complaint about its abusive business practices in the only way it can: Ineffectively.
Microsoft has been using Windows 10 Home users as guinea pigs for its Windows as a Service (WaaS) scheme.
Microsoft says that Xbox consoles, gaming PCs, and Project xCloud will all co-exist. But they have to say that. This is a transition.
Google is scaling back its hardware ambitions and will downsize the group that makes its laptops and tablets. This was inevitable.
This complaint is the single greatest threat yet to Apple’s plans to grow its services business and overcome soft iPhone sales.
I’ve long used and recommended Pocket Casts, but it’s become a confusing and complex mess. I need something better. And simpler.
Happy Friday! After a one-week hiatus, Ask Paul is back with some great questions from readers.
Microsoft's Surface table is what started off the company's hardware adventure - here's the commentary for the second chapter of Beneath a Surface.
Microsoft’s decision to halt development of its proprietary web browser rendering technologies is controversial on many levels.
The business justification for Microsoft moving past a Windows-centric strategy is clear. Which explains why Intel is copying it.
Microsoft Band was an intelligent edge device before that was even a thing. But being too early wasn’t the problem this time.
Here's a brief history of a device that Microsoft had hoped would become its next big thing.
Modern implementations of the USB standard are a nightmare. This couldn’t possibly be more screwed up than it is.
On the ground in Barcelona for MWC, I’m most struck by the looming presence of Huawei, the China-based electronics giant.
Don’t understand how Microsoft can make a thriving business out of a niche product like HoloLens? You’re not asking the right questions.
You can’t determine Microsoft’s biggest competitors by what the firm says. You determine them by what it does.
Happy Friday, everyone. Here’s the final Ask Paul for February! Where does the time go?
Today, Samsung promised a new Galaxy S decade of leadership. But I think the opposite will happen, and that the firm’s decline is inevitable.
In its mad rush to become an online services giant, Apple is compromising its brand and the reasons its fans love the company.
Open source hasn’t just won. It’s embracing and extending Microsoft into something I don’t even recognize anymore.