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Wow, I have to share something on a social network to connect SugarSync with Jolidrive, what a gyp! 
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I am just wondering if you have any suggestions or instructions to sign in on bluestacks using google account
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I felt like Microsoft introduced this thing a little on the early side and journos at the event didn't get to play around with them. So if they are not ready for hands on time, why not wait until the fall? Is Microsoft so desperate for attention it needs to have a "me too" announcement between WWDC and Google I/O?
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I think we are saying the same thing here...:) What I really see here is the consumers now equate "Windows" with "uncool". OS and technical spec has nothing to do with how user choose device anymore and that is a good step forward. Just like we can choose cars base on how "cool" they are more than anti lock brake or fuel injection since these spec are no big deal.
So MS must do something to get the "cool" factor back and sending some guys out on the stage in jeans and sweaters holding a tablet is not the way to do it!!!  
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I still can't believe my hashed password was in the file. 
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Before day I got business invitinig to the net. Now will see history end.
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I defended against a #zergrush on Google Search and totally sucked.
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Two Stars! Going for three next.
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Welcome to Microsoft's Mystery Monday!
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Hey, really enjoyed your article on PCWorld. Would love to pitch you on a follow up story. If you may be interested, my email is paulsonpetra at Gmail
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Users adore it, critics love it, and yet Windows Phone just can't catch a break. Is that about to change? 
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People have tried it, they don't like it.  All Microsoft has to do is put it's name on something and generally it sells.  

I've talked to people at stores who say it wouldn't matter how much they got for selling a Windows Phone, people pick them up and just don't get it, there's nothing you could do to get them to buy one.

Microsoft was right in it's original marketing that it's a phone for people who don't like smart phones, and that's the problem...  Sadly that's soon going to be the slogan for their PC's too.  

(BTW, I'm not a Microsoft hater, I tend to dislike them, but I readily admit they have done good stuff, like Win 7, and I continually choose to buy Office even though I don't have to.)
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Here we go again.
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People can use this tool from EFF to very easily email their congress persons:

https://action.eff.org/o/9042/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=8444
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Spotify is offering Android users a preview of its new app before it hits Google Play.

It looks great, despite cramming a lot more information onto each screen.

Below is a side-by-side comparison of the "What's New" section in the preview (left) and the current Android app (right) from my post today.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/254079/spotifys_new_android_app_available_for_preview.html
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I am a freelance writer based in Tel Aviv, Israel. My current focus is on all things tech including mobile devices, desktop and laptop computers, software, social networks, Web apps, tech-related legislation and corporate tech news.  

My main gig is writing twice daily for Today@PCWorld, and my work has also appeared on ABC News, the Huffington Post, the IDG Network, MSNBC, Reuters, San Francisco Chronicle and The Washington Post.  I have also been a radio guest on Dallas-Ft. Worth’s CNN Radio 1190, Chicago’s WBBM Newsradio 780, Radio Netherlands Worldwide and Regina, Saskatchewan’s CJME 980.

Before I made the move to freelance writing, I was the Senior Public Relations Associate at Kirshbaum Demler & Associates--a public relations and management firm for classical musicians.

If you want to get in touch with me then an @reply or DM on Twitter is probably your best option (@ianpaul). 

Or you can try e-mail at ian at ianpaul dot net.

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  • University of British Columbia
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