By: David K - 02 July 2014 - 3 Comments

One thing is clear: Microsoft has to be in the hardware business and their Surface release and Nokia acquisition are proof. For years we’ve heard of Microsoft in the home without anything to show

Hotmail Data Missing Again!
By: Jim Szymanski - 01 July 2014 - 3 Comments

  Back on June 13th I reported that several of my Hotmail records had been altered or deleted on my phone, and subsequently on all my Windows connected devices. Actually, there were a total

Microsoft Wedge Mobile Bluetooth Keyboard
By: Jim Szymanski - 28 June 2014 - 1 Comment

After a less than successful first try at a portable BT keyboard for my 8” Asus tablet, I decided to step up a bit and try the Microsoft Wedge Mobile Keyboard. Although it costs

OneNote in the Classroom
By: Jim Szymanski - 28 June 2014 - 0 Comments

I was really happy when Microsoft decided to make OneNote free for everyone. I have been using it since 2003 and it’s still my favorite Microsoft program. If your child learns nothing else about

PBS Kids Videos available for Windows Phones
By: David K - 27 June 2014 - 1 Comment

If you have a kid and live in the US just download this:http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=c845651d-062a-4d45-a628-b1ea183f64fe It’s the PBS kids video app for Windows Phone. So you can watch all of those educational kids shows for free

SCOTUS has a tech day–Riley vs. California
By: Marti M - 25 June 2014 - 1 Comment

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) handed down a couple of tech-related decisions today. Second up: Riley vs. California. This one doesn’t seem obvious from the title, but what it boils down

SCOTUS has a tech day–ABC vs. Aereo
By: Marti M - 25 June 2014 - 1 Comment

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) handed down a couple of tech-related decisions today. First up: ABC vs. Aereo. Aereo is a (self-styled) cord-cutting alternative. Aereo places small receiver antennas in the

One Drive Increases Storage to 15GB – 1TB for Office 365 Users
By: Jim Szymanski - 23 June 2014 - 0 Comments

Looks like Microsoft is increasing online storage for new and existing users. Standard OneDrive accounts will grow fro 7GB to 15GB. And Office 365 subscribers; Home, Personal & University, will grow to 1TB per

Windows Losing The Tablet Wars?
By: Jim Szymanski - 23 June 2014 - 0 Comments

As long as retailers keep comparing budget Android tablets to “fully capable light duty” laptop replacements. Where’s the Dell Venue 8? The Toshiba, Lenovo, Acer and Asus 8″ offerings. I know most purchasing decisions

Anker Ultra-Slim Bluetooth Keyboard
By: Jim Szymanski - 21 June 2014 - 1 Comment

I swore I would never use a keyboard with an 8” tablet, but I must have had my fingers crossed behind my back. While I used my Acer, and now my Asus 8” tablet