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Take my advice: Do not take this guy's advice

Free advice can actually be worth less than what you pay for it.

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Microsoft OneNote gets handwriting support on the iPad, OCR everywhere

If you've got a stylus and an iPad, OneNote will now let you jot down notes or make a sketch in Microsoft's popular note-taking app.

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New Outlook for Android, iOS wipes the app, not the phone

Microsoft's new version of Outlook for Android and iOS adds a PIN lock and isolates email, leaving the rest of your phone intact.

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Office integrates more cloud storage services, starting with iCloud and Box

Microsoft opens Office to any cloud storage service that wants in, though the execution's half-baked.

Apple's missing out on X: Where X is whatever isn't shipping yet

Apple isn't shipping this year's not-ready-to-ship technology!

Goal posts of the imagination: Innovation means shipping

Microsoft makes some cool demos. Call the Macalope when they ship.

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The opposite of Apple: A Mac user's weird experience buying a PC laptop

John Moltz bought a PC for his son. Darn kids and their videogames.

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Microsoft's cross-platform push continues with MSN apps for iOS and Android

The informational apps formerly known as Bing are no longer exclusive to Windows devices.

Idea recycling: some discredited ideas never die

Guess what some people still think Apple should do. Hint: they did it once and it was a disaster.

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Microsoft announce Skype for Web beta, brings voice and video calls to your browser

Pretty soon you'll be able to use Skype in three different places on Windows: the desktop, the modern UI, and your favorite browser.