You probably don’t love everything that Microsoft has put out. In fact, a lot of people look at Microsoft as a completely out of touch company; however, they do still have some classic gems. Here are 4 Microsoft innovations that people actually like: 1. The Surface Tablet Ever since Apple launched the iPad in… Continue reading 4 Microsoft innovations that people actually like
Perhaps you’ve heard that HP has launched two detachable, hybrid PCs and you aren’t sure which of these cool devices is right for your needs. One of these devices, called the Split x2, is built around Windows 8; the other one, called the SlateBook x2, is built around Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. Could either of… Continue reading Android or Windows 8? How to choose between HP’s two new detachable PCs
If bigger is better, the Panasonic might just be the best at CES this week. The portable tablet may just be the largest of its kind and the insane resolution – 4k – is unmatched. At less than half an inch thick, this device would target professionals on the go with it’s pen interface and… Continue reading 20-inch Windows 8 tablet by Panasonic boast 4k resolution
Microsoft is releasing a new operating system, Windows 8, October 26th. There have been many changes, and many backend improvements, as well as a huge buzz on the Internet. But how well does the new operating system hold up?
It’s easy to pick on a company when they’re down and despite some good moves in the last year by HP, they’re still down. With that said, what was behind the decision to launch their business-friendly Windows 8 tablet in January? Being that its primary audience will be the business world, Christmas may not be… Continue reading Why is HP bringing out their big Windows 8 tablet in January?
It’s an app world. The success of iOS and Android (as well as the lack of success for Blackberry and others) can be directly attributed to the way that apps have taken over our daily lives. The abundance of tools and games on a platform directly influences how well they will be adopted. Microsoft knows… Continue reading The Key to Windows 8 Success: It’s the Apps
Whether it’s because they want to keep the branding unified (highly unlikely) or they simply didn’t want to pursue a row with German retailer Metro AG (nearly certain though still a rumor), Microsoft is officially dropping the moniker of “Metro” from all forms of communication, marketing, and product naming. Now, it’s simply going to be… Continue reading Microsoft ditches hip “Metro” name for bland “Windows 8”
“A tablet that’s a great PC. A PC that’s a great tablet.” The jury is still waiting to hear all of the evidence. The reviewers are dying to get their hands all over the device. The bloggers have opinions that are, to some extent, biased based upon their opinion of Microsoft. Love it or hate… Continue reading In case you missed the Microsoft Surface launch, here’s the (uncomfortable) video
Under 7 seconds. That’s how long an SSD-equipped Windows 8 PC takes to boot. It’s something that is unheard of in most light-weight mobile operating systems, let alone a full PC OS. The new-found speed has a comical drawback: one would need gamer reflexes to interrupt the boot process and enter setup or BIOS mode,… Continue reading Windows 8 #firstworldproblems: It boots “too quickly”
HP has not had much luck in their early attempts at penetrating the tablet market after launching and subsequently canning their WebOS TouchPad in less than 2 months. They’re hoping that luck will change and they are officially making Windows 8 their operating system of choice after rumors surrounding the partnership were leaked last month.… Continue reading Second time is (hopefully) a charm with HP putting Windows 8 on new tablet line