Windows Tablets

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 Song Credits per month. The XBox [...]

NOAA Hi-Def Radar–Touch Input Only!–NOT!

  I have been using My Radar on my Windows 8 machines for a couple years. It works, but the resolution is really poor. So when I read about NOAA Hi-Def Radar this morning I got [...]

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 created your new HERE account and nothing. [...]

Microsoft’s Universal Apps Are Making This Guy LESS Productive

After touting Windows Phone for two years, no one was more excited in 2012 to see Windows 8 and that glorious Start Screen, with all those app tiles flipping about. While others may have seen a [...]

Today I was forced to buy a year old tablet

I was excited for cyber Monday. I need a new tablet for work. I had a Dell Venue Pro 8 that bit the dust. I relied heavily on it for note taking. If I got a [...]

Yes, it is true. Microsoft Acquired Acompli – Mobile App for managing email and calendars.

Last week there was a blank blog post from Microsoft Corporate vice president Rajesh Jha that hit the blogosphere via RSS feeds last week. And that news was immediately picked up various tech blogs and got [...]

Microsoft releases Digital Gift Cards app

Microsoft has released Digital Gift Cards for phones. Available here http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=8416c675-6b71-44f8-8211-9a1a6a71c4bc It lets you buy, send and manage ecards from Microsoft that can be used for phones, pcs and Xbox. You can personalize the cards, choose [...]

Black Friday Deals Heat Up With 8 inch Windows Tablet for $99

If you are looking for new technology for friends or family this holiday season then a tablet must surely be on your radar as one possibility. The problem is the perceived notion that tablets are going [...]

Windows 8 Split Personality

Unlike Microsoft’s, and Mr. Zuckerberg’s, preference, I choose to keep my personal and business lives separate. I have family & personal friends. And then I have business friends & contacts. For the most part, those two [...]

Microsoft Will Launch A Watch Before Apple But Still Fail.

As everyone knows “Smart Watches” are dominating a lot of the tech conversation as of late. It’s new, it’s cool, it’s “techy” and even has a touch of fashion wrapped up with it. To better understand [...]