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Why Paul Thurrott is right about the current state of Windows

OK so I had to wade deep into this one because well, it’s what I do. Β πŸ™‚ A few days ago, blogs and Twitter blew up…

Thinking of Windows
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Eye on Windows – looking forward to 2014

As we slide into 2014, this is a good time to reflect on the past year and talk about goals and targets for the next…

Google Chrome OS
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How come Google isn’t taking Chrome OS more seriously? The time is now to compete with Microsoft!

The most strategic tech error of the 21st Century surely has to be the way that Google has mishandled their Operating System – Chrome OS. OK…

Time to find truth
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Nowhere to hide – Microsoft’s new line of Surface Tablets will expose the truth – one way or another

At this point, everyone in technology has heard about the new line of Microsoft Surface Tablets scheduled for release in the next few months. Called…

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Microsoft’s Susan Rice Problem: Who will defend Windows 8?

A few months ago, the Obama administration did something that quite frankly was pretty shameful. They let word leak that they were considering Susan Rice for…

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The 4 major reasons why Windows 8 didn’t fly off the shelves during the holidays

Paul Thurrott wrote a pretty impressive piece on his Supersite giving a very…

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Why Windows 8 will be successful despite the buzz and criticism

I have been one of the harsher critics of Windows 8 from the very beginning. I was irritated at the new Windows 8 logo, the…

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So I have to address this Apple thing – AGAIN

So every once in a while, there will be a reader on the blog who leaves a comment that I have to address and share. Today’s…

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How do YOU feel about Windows 8?

It’s been a while since I’ve actually written about Windows 8 and my opinions so I wanted to opine a little about where I see…

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Opinion – Microsoft absolutely will build their own Windows Phone, one way or another

Yes, yes I have seen the unequivocal denials and still don’t believe them. The fact of the matter is, the same issues with OEM’s…

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Do we need one more Preview of Windows 8?

So the rumor mill has heated up about Windows 8 heading down the path to a manufacturing release (RTM) and I can’t help but wonder…

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Microsoft’s Monday mystery announcement: do we dare to dream?

For those of you who may not know, Microsoft have invited a selected group of “honored” bloggers and journalists to a mysterious event…

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The Windows 8 Metro UI challenge

It seems to me that the more I look at the new Windows 8 metro interface, I see that it’s focus is on showing us…

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Windows 8 Final Review Part 6 – My Summary and Conclusions

So, the previous articles have contained a lot of information. Windows 8 is somewhat of an enigma. Some bloggers think that Microsoft is trying to sell…

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Windows 8 Final Review Part 5 – What Microsoft got wrong in Windows 8 – The Usual Suspects

What are the Windows 8 problems I call the usual suspects? This is the easy part, it’s all the stuff we all complained about…

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Windows 8 Final Review Part 4 – What Microsoft got wrong in Windows 8 – Metro

I struggled for a long time to figure out what the Metro Tile experience was missing and what that nagging feeling was that I had…

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Windows 8 Final Review Part 3 – What Microsoft got right with Windows 8

There are a bunch of things that really work well with this new version of Windows. I’ll go over some of them here. Install and setup As someone…

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Windows 8 Final Review Part 2 – The Microsoft Vision

If you’ve been a reader of this blog, you should have a good idea of what I think that vision is (see 24 hours…

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Windows 8 Final Review – Introduction and Disclaimers

This is the final Windows 8 review I am going to write. Based on what we know at this point, the Windows 8 Release Preview is…

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Lots to see in the Windows 8 Release Preview

So I have the Windows 8 Release Preview installed on both my Tablet and Laptop. It’s been …. interesting. I have a lot to say about it…