Fun and Games

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Invitation to test LearnAboutTheWeb.com – We’ll provide a $960 membership reward for your time.

Hi, it’s Onuora Amobi, the CEO of Learn About The Web. I’m also the guy responsible for building EyeOnWindows.com and quite a few other…

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Win $500 – tell us what your vision for Windows 9 is

Here’s a chance to win $500 – tell us what your vision for Windows 9 is. So we are now fully focused on Windows 9 thanks…

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My thoughts about the Michael Bay meltdown at CES 2014

I’m in the UK right now on a business trip and as a result didn’t get a chance to go to CES this year. From…

Bing Rewards
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Bing Rewards – this actually makes sense

So a few months ago, I wrote this article about Yahoo and the need for them to branch out and start rewarding/incentivizing users to use…

Acer Aspire R7 track pad
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The Acer Aspire R7 trackpad – what the heck are they thinking?

So I stopped by my local Best Buy today and was looking around. I stumbled on the Acer Aspire R7 laptop and HAD to share this…

Austin Gates and Dr. Ballmer
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Funny Microsoft internal spoof video with Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates

So these guys do have a sense of humor. This is a funny internal video from Microsoft showing Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer horsing around as…

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Windows 8 Poll – Moment of Truth – Would you pay full upgrade price for Windows 8?

OK, so the fun and games are ALMOST over. Microsoft recently announced that their severely discounted upgrade pricing will come to an end in January. After January…

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Microsoft Marketing gets permanent Times Square Surface placement on MSNBC’s Morning Joe

So my favorite show in the morning as I get my son ready for school is MSNBC’s hit political talk show “Morning Joe”. Hands down this…

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Uncle L – LL Cool J is down with Windows 8

This week at…

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Interesting new infographic from Pokki – Windows 8 Start Menu statistics

So, if you’re Microsoft, surely there’s a point when you realize that this is ridiculous? I haven’t been shy about saying that the absence of…

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Interesting infographic – Smartphones and their devoted users

I recently had this sent to me and I wanted to share it with you guys. It’s an infographic by the team at CouponAudit and it has some…

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Introducing LearnAboutTheWeb.com

This is a brief break from pure Microsoft News. I wanted to take a second to share something VERY special with you guys and girls. About 11…

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Do you believe the 3 year old using Windows 8 video is real?

I saw this video on Paul Thurrott’s site and it is pretty interesting. It shows how a 3 year old apparently uses Windows 8 and is…

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Our experience with Google EMD/Panda/Penguin updates

I just wanted to address a pretty big change that affected our site recently head on. So, we woke up at the end of September and…

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Windows 8 reviews have started coming in on Amazon.com

The reviews have started coming in at Amazon.com for Windows 8. As of 10/13/2012, there are 17 reviews. The breakdown: 5 stars – 10 4 stars – 3 1 star…

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Cool Microsoft Office infographic

Interesting new infographic from MicrosoftTraining.net. They show the evolution of Microsoft Office. Check it out below…

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HSN attempted to sell Windows 8 devices this weekend

Did anyone buy a Windows 8 laptop or PC this weekend? I know, not until October 26th– unless you are the Home Shopping Network. Despite…

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How well does Windows 8 work for gaming?

Windows 8 is known for having extreme speed improvements that allow the whole OS to run more smoothly than ever, but what about games? When…

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MySpace has received a Windows 8 type makeover

Under the category of who really cares, the mostly forgotten website MySpace is getting a redesign. What is striking is that the new design is strikingly…

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NVIDIA shows off Unreal Engine 3 on Windows RT and Windows 8

NVIDIA has demoed Windows RT running a game called Epic Citadel using the Unreal Engine 3. This game was first demoed by Apple, a couple of…