Belkin Miracast Video Adapter Review (Update: Netgear Review)

I recently gave the Belkin Miracast Video Adapter a try, to evaluate Miracast on Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1¬†compared to Chromecast on my Android devices. Unfortunately, configuring and using the Belkin adapter was an exercise in frustration.¬†If I were to go by my experience with it alone, I’d say that Miracast is acceptable as […]

Windows 9 Threshold: Why Microsoft Shouldn’t Kill the Desktop

Rumor has it that the next version of Windows, Windows 9 or codename Threshold, will automatically disable the desktop on smaller tablets like my Dell Venue 8 Pro. Some people say that this is a natural and logical progression because the desktop on such a small device is impossible to use. On the other hand, […]

Dell Venue 8 Pro Active Stylus Having Problems?

Update: I’ve received my active stylus and tried to use it. Truth be told, it’s pretty useless. Inking in OneNote is passable, but it’s unusable as an aid in navigating the tiny desktop mode. Too often, hover causes unwanted clicks, taps don’t register, and using the stylus causes far more issues than it resolves. Unless […]