Windows 8 (Mini) Review: It’s Not So Bad After All

Okay, I have a confession to make: I’m kind of starting to like Windows 8. Not Windows RT, mind you; that still just confuses me. But full-on Windows 8 is surprising me—it provides a refreshing approach to casual touch computing while supporting all of the legacy Windows apps that I rely on to get real […]

Very Initial Thoughts on Windows RT

Update: It struck me this morning (in the shower, natch), just why Windows RT is so confusing to me. I might be a bit behind the curve here (after all, it was months before I tried it out), but I understand now why Windows RT is so oddly limited and schizophrenic. In other words, why […]

Microsoft Surface: Is it Really a Game Changer?

I watched the Microsoft Surface announcement, and like many I found it intriguing. It was definitely a “Big Deal” sort of moment seeing Microsoft introduce its own hardware, although I was briefly taken back to the Zune, which absolutely killed the nascent Microsoft PlaysForSure music industry (more on that in a bit). However, as huge […]