Microsoft held a big press event Monday evening to unveil their next big product – a tablet PC they call Microsoft Surface1. It’s a big gamble for them, but, it’s one they badly need to take in order to stay relevant. Also, Surface looks, really, really nice.
I’ve been using a Lenovo ThinkPad T61 Widescreen as my primary work computer for going on 2.5 years, and I’ve been very happy with it. It’s no Macbook Pro, but it’s about as good as it gets for a non-Apple laptop: Fast, well-built, reliable, good technical support, and has a great keyboard. But in that […]
Quick – What do you think of Windows Vista? Next question – Have you ever used Windows Vista?
It’s no secret that I’ve had my doubts about Microsoft in the past. But since becoming in charge of everything IT at the small business I helped start a couple of years ago, you could say that I’ve had something of a change of heart. At home and with any freelance work I do, it’s […]
Right now, Microsoft is in a battle. Not necessarily a battle, for survival (not yet anyway), but a battle for relevance. There is an astonishing amount of innovation happening at the moment, and I think it’s safe to say that almost none of it is coming from Microsoft. Instead, it’s fast companies like Google, Yahoo!, […]
Here’s my prediction: In ten years (by the end of 2015), the majority of computer users will not be using Microsoft Windows as their operating system. What will we be using instead? My bets are on Mac OS X and Linux. Like I’ve mentioned before, I think Microsoft’s best days are behind it. It’s too […]