Reach Out And Touch Your Windows

I don’t recall what year it was, maybe 2003 or 2004, but I remember watching a video of Bill Gates giving a keynote address at some event. Without the aid...

My Quest for the Ideal 8” Windows Tablet

Note that I didn’t say “perfect”. I started my adventure with the Acer Iconia W4 in 2013, almost the day it hit the market. It was an ok little tablet,...

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...

Blackberry Black Friday Coming Up

Blackberry CEO John Chen from a blog post possibly in reference to this thing: This is why I want to make you aware that, right now, we are pursuing legal action against a party who...

Syncing your HERE and Nokia Map Accounts

So you recently read about how you should create a new HERE account soon because your Nokia account, just like all things Micronokia, are going away. So you quickly...

Can Microsoft Make a Usable Tablet OS?

Let's be clear here, I'm not talking about hardware. Microsoft has done a fine job with the Surface line. Building durable good looking slates, with; kickstands, ample ports, powerful...

The Great Windows 8 Upgrade Double-Cross

When I first upgraded my HP Compaq Office XP machine to Windows 8, I was elated. The new OS from Microsoft got every drop it could out of my struggling...

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DOS protip time! For those of you who prance around a Windows command prompt, feeling all buff, let me share with you something I wish I knew about earlier, the mklink...

The Great ASUS VivoTab Note 8 Mystery

  I have been sporting my ASUS Note 8 for a about three months now, shortly after it was re-launched and the 64GB variant became available. This nice little 8”...

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...