It was a sad day at the Mall of America today. I decided to return my Surface after 12 days of use. I spoke pretty highly of the Surface hours after buying it (and even listed quite a few reasons why I had to have the device) however after having the device for a little while […]
So you just got your Surface and it’s all personalized, sync’d, app’d up, and ready to debug your Windows Store app? But wait, everyone tells you that you can’t install anything outside of the Windows Store on this device since it’s an ARM based PC, and the Visual Studio Remote Debugging client doesn’t come pre-installed… myth […]
The days leading up to the Windows 8 launch I thought I knew what I wanted. I was convinced months ago that I was going to buy a Surface. As the days grew closer and closer to the launch of Windows 8 and the Surface, I started to convince myself that Windows RT was […]
3 years after the launch of Windows 7, Windows 8 is here and brings with it a new operating system, new applications, new hardware, and a new way of thinking. This is the most ambitious release of Windows yet. I have been running some flavor of Windows 8 for over a year now and I am glad that the rest of […]
Microsoft’s billion dollar Windows 8/Surface marketing campaign begins today. This is the first of many ads you will see. This aired tonight during Monday night football and Dancing with the Stars.
An old dog can learn new tricks. Microsoft has accomplished a lot over the last 2 years. I don’t think they get enough credit or attention unless the do something really like launch Windows 8 or launch their own Windows Surface tablet. Here’s a list of some of the lesser known things they have done, […]
Microsoft planned a press conference in L.A. today to make a “major announcement.” They certainly did a good job to keep it under wraps, the blogosphere was only filled with rumors and no leaks over the last few days. At this event there were hints of tablet like silhouettes on TV screens and metro like squares were everywhere. Balmer then comes out and […]