Something weird happened this week: Apple only got a few passing mentions in my coverage.
7/28/2015: Windows 10 Is the Product of a Chastened, Changed Microsoft, Yahoo Tech
My contribution to Yahoo’s coverage was this essay about how little the Microsoft of 2015 resembles the less-likable company of 1995. Many of the readers who showed up in the comments were not persuaded; I don’t know that my replies convinced them, but they may have persuaded others in the audience.
7/29/2015: The Best Wireless Carriers, The Wirecutter
My first major update to this guide since February covered such developments as Sprint and T-Mobile’s continued coverage improvements, T-Mo’s free North American roaming, reports showing higher data use, and third-party reviews that continue to place Verizon’s coverage on top.
7/31/2015: Making sense of Windows 10’s Wi-Fi sharing, USA Today
Going into this week, I thought I should pick something Windows 10-related for the weekly Q&A. Then the fuss over Win 10’s misunderstood “Wi-Fi Sense” gave me a topic timely enough for my editor to post the column two days early.