Can Microsoft Make a Usable Tablet OS?
By: Jim Szymanski - 08 April 2015 - 1 Comment

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 processors, beautiful displays, multiple cameras,

3:2 or 16:9–Which is Better?
By: Jim Szymanski - 05 April 2015 - Comments Off on 3:2 or 16:9–Which is Better?

With the new Surface 3 set to release in less than a month, this question is sure to come up. Yes, the Surface Pro 3 has been sporting the 3:2 aspect ratio for several

Will Windows 10 Lead To The Demise of Live Tiles?
By: Jim Szymanski - 04 April 2015 - 1 Comment

Or, at least render them insignificant. Back in the Fall of 2010, Microsoft introduced the all new Windows Phone 7 OS with those fruity tiles. Live tiles, they called them. Having the ability to

Building a Backup Drive
By: Jim Szymanski - 21 March 2015 - Comments Off on Building a Backup Drive

Call me old fashioned, or careful, but I like having a data backup that I can feel and touch. And when your talking about backup, redundancy is key. Redundancy is key. Redundancy is key.

Microsoft Ready To Fight Back In China With Windows 10
By: Murani Lewis - 17 March 2015 - 4 Comments

Today Microsoft’s Terry Myerson took to the company’s blog to announce several important announcements that the audience at Microsoft’s WinHEC conference got to hear and see first hand. Strategic partnerships with leading hardware and

Xbox Music celebrates Pi Day
By: Marti M - 13 March 2015 - 1 Comment

Tomorrow is an extra special Pi Day: It’s 3.14.15, and it only comes around once a century. So to celebrate the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, an annual subscription to Xbox

Denim for Lumia 1020 on AT&T?
By: Ram Uppugunduri - 12 March 2015 - 3 Comments

Today morning I noticed a message saying welcome to Lumia Denim on my 1020 as soon as I turned on the phone. And out of joy, I checked the extras+info, and I saw the

The iWatch we can all afford!
By: Marti M - 12 March 2015 - 1 Comment

Hine Mizushima is a designer and illustrator currently living in Vancouver, Canada. She recently posted this set of pictures that I’ve now seen in a few places online. I have 2 great-nephews, 3 and

So Long Sucker – AKA Bank of America
By: Ram Uppugunduri - 11 March 2015 - 4 Comments

While we were with you, we had fun. We stayed with you for a longtime by not moving to other banks. We have our CDs, Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, locker and Mortgage. We are

Pwr+ AC Adapter Charger–(Unofficial) Lenovo Tablet Charger
By: Jim Szymanski - 08 March 2015 - Comments Off on Pwr+ AC Adapter Charger–(Unofficial) Lenovo Tablet Charger

I didn’t see any Fairy Dust fall out of the box when I unpacked this 5V – 2.1A charger, but there must be something in there that makes it work with my Lenovo Yoga