Google's Eric Schmidt: 1.5 million Android activations per day ( NeoWin 2013-04-16 )
Yep, that some kinda "mess" right there. So Terry, tell me something. What exactly is WP8 and RT getting? A million activations a month or a quarter? Jealousy is one of the seven deadly sins.
Latest Windows 8.1 build shows new search features, pulls content from the web ( NeoWin 2013-04-16 )
... the new feature will allow you to use suggestions from the web as you search on your machine.
Besides the obvious benefit of being tied into the web via your desktop, this will likely give Bing a considerable boost in searches.
Ah, once again blurring the lines between online and offline. Taking that Win98 active desktop and channels thing into the bigtime. Except in this century we have fast downloads on broadband, and by using BING what could possibly go wrong? Let me think ... Oh yeah, Study says Bing is five times more likely to find malware than Google. On the bright side, this means that on Windows 8 you'll be able to just start typing, oh I don't know, "Metro Sucks" and get instant results. Maybe even a hit on a link back to this very thread!
Windows 8.1 'Files' app revealed in leaked build 9369, file browsing comes to the Modern UI ( NeoWin 2013-04-16 )
I would swear this one is an April Fool's joke, but it ain't. So once again I have awoken into an alternate universe where someone is demonstrating some random 3rd party operating system, maybe a beta of a *nix shell developed by students in some high school.
For a while I was actually wondering how the design committee was planning to outdo their handiwork revising the file collision dialog on Vista/7/8. This must is the answer. One flew over the Cuckoo's Nest. A perfect example of square pegs in round holes ...
EDIT: updated image URLs
Edited by CharlotteTheHarlot, 15 May 2013 - 06:22 PM.