URBAN LEGEND DEBUNKED–Surface 3 Works Without The (Optional) Touch Keyboard

Despite what slick marketing and reviewers would have you think, the Surface 3 actually works without the (optional) keyboard attached. In fact, Microsoft went ahead and added a on-screen...

Compairing Nokia 521 Camera vs Nikon D5100 Camera

Here recently my family went on vacation to St Louis, MO. I took my T-Mobile Nokia 521 and my wife took our Nikon D5100 Camera. I wanted to compare the quality difference...

Microsoft: Promote Universal Apps

I had some downtime yesterday and decided to browse the Windows 8 Store. After poking around Featured, Top Free, New & Rising, and a couple other categories, I took at...

Hey Inoreaders, it’s time to go Pro

I look at you, freebie Inoreader.com account user, and I see me a few weeks ago when I had just a regular free Inoreader account. I thought life was perfect, that...

Looking for a Windows 7 PC?

Recently, HP updated their website to offer Windows 7 PCs for consumers with the byline, “Back by popular demand”. Not sure why they did this, but I have to assume...

Goodbye Intrade, Hello Predictious

So, The Man shut down Intrade, a site where you could buy and sell contracts that would pay if various events, mainly political, happened. For example you could buy or sell...

Three Weeks with the Moto 360

As much as I want to be annoyed by wearables, I can’t help but be intrigued by the endless possibilities a smartwatch presents. While Samsung’s and LG’s clunky first stabs at...

“‘(SIC) [sic]'”

NBC ran a bit on the news last night about UPS catching heat for failing to deliver everything in time for Christmas. They quoted Bruce the mailman noting he’s been working...

Where did the Windows Store New Releases Section go?

One of the things I liked most about the Windows 8 Store was the “New Releases” section. It was limited to about 100-200 apps, formatted first in - first out,...

Quick Tip: Resolving XBox Music Pass Song Credit Errors

Being the old guy around here I tend to use some legacy stuff. So, not surprising I have an XBox Music Pass (formerly Zune Pass) which includes the “grandfathered” 10...