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Troy Gates

Member since: Mar 28th, 2006

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Engadget48 Comments
Download Squad19 Comments
WoW25 Comments

Recent Comments:

Windows 8 Explorer to feature Ribbon UI, SkyDrive and Mesh integration? (Download Squad)

Apr 3rd 2011 12:22PM The ribbon ui is probably being integrated for touch. The buttons are big enough.

Jing Pro giveaway (Download Squad)

Nov 24th 2010 12:18PM Long time user of Jing Free at home and SnagIt at work. Would love to get a free upgrade to Jing Pro for at home.

Slacker Radio for Windows Phone 7 (Download Squad)

Nov 16th 2010 12:10PM Slacker could have multitasking, they just need to work with Microsoft to implement it. Not sure why they didn't.

Xbox Live launch titles for Windows Phone 7 finally revealed, we've got the full preview (Engadget)

Aug 17th 2010 7:19PM @Odog4ever Correct, only the top text gets cut off which is usually the menu items or text that goes back to a previous screen. I've had a ZuneHD for over a year and have never seen anything other than the menu items go off the screen. I have never thought it was annoying as its very apparent that there is more info if I swipe left.

Adobe's CEO: 'we've moved on' from Apple's argument, and Flash still rules (Engadget)

Aug 16th 2010 9:10PM @fendz Android OS is truly Open Source, check out any of the Android ROMS and you'll see how open source it is. They are branching the source code and making it better. The OS, not Google owned apps or manufacturer specific drivers are open source. If you knew anything about Linux you'd know the difference between the OS and the included apps.

Microsoft previews Windows Phone 7 app design process with a golfing scorekeeper (video) (Engadget)

Aug 16th 2010 11:57AM @driftingoffshore
Microsoft had a smartphone OS before Apple and Google, not sure how you think they are doing a "MeToo". They are revamping a product line with an entire new direction, but they were already in the smartphone market for a long time.

WSJ reports Microsoft diluted IE8's privacy features to appease advertisers inside and outside the company (Engadget)

Aug 2nd 2010 4:38PM @oldwiz

To make it automatically enabled whenever you open IE8:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Safety\PrivacIE]

"StartMode"=dword:00000001

Ballmer on iPad: 'they've sold certainly more than I'd like them to have sold' (Engadget)

Jul 29th 2010 8:13PM @SExpress Laugh all you want at his looks, but I'm sure he could care less what pissants like you think when he looks at his $14 billion+ of personal worth.

iPhone 'End Call' sticker is an ironic solution to your reception problem (Engadget)

Jul 22nd 2010 8:06PM @JohnnyKilowatt Does Vader get Engadget updates sent straight to his helmet?

Microsoft's Windows Phone Developer Tools package goes to beta (Engadget)

Jul 12th 2010 6:56PM @anardo
Right at the bottom of the article....

"Source: Windows Phone Developer Blog" (http://windowsteamblog.com/windows_phone/b/wpdev/)