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Smart Quote of the Day – Paul Thurrott

With marketing spin, it’s sometimes not what you say but how exactly you say it. Paul had a very perceptive catch on his site the other…

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Dumb Quote of the day – Todd Park – US Chief Technology Officer

Now I’m not trying to start any new drama but this quote is pretty unbelievable. Any IT leader who said these words after a disaster would…

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Microsoft Buys Analytics Vendor Netbreeze

Part of its increased focus on the CRM business, Microsoft just announced that it has taken over an analytics company by the name of Netbreeze….

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Windows Intune Gets New BYOD Focused Update

Microsoft had already confirmed that Windows Intune 4, the long anticipated update to the company’s device management service was due out in early 2013. Now the…

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The readers speak, what has been your experience ordering the Surface Pro this weekend?

    So it looks like the launch of the Microsoft Surface Pro has been something akin to a disaster. Yes it seems like the devices are sold out across the country…

Microsoft’s Data Chief, Ted Kummert, Set To Leave Microsoft

Corporate vice president and Microsoft’s head of the Data Platform Group (DPG), Ted Kummert is reportedly set to leave the company on January 31. Redmond…

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What the heck is the difference between Office 365 and Office 2013? Here’s what I found

So the really therapeutic thing about my site for me is that it allows me to work out my Microsoft issues in front of thousands…

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Why do you want to purchase a Microsoft Surface Pro?

As we go into the weekend, I have a very simple question to ask you guys and girls. For those of you who plan to purchase…

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Take our poll of the week – If the Surface Pro Tablet had 4 hours of battery life, would you still buy it?

So I was reading today that Intel may be coming…

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7 ways Microsoft is comparable to the Romney Campaign

I haven’t written an article in a while (been…

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The shocking results of our Microsoft Surface Pro Poll

So last Friday, I asked you guys to tell me whether you would buy a Microsoft Surface Pro and opened up a poll last…

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Survey – Will you buy a Microsoft Surface Pro?

The Surface Pro, Microsoft’s Windows 8…

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What does Windows Blue really mean?

This is an excerpt from a story on Windows 9 Update. Good grief. Talk about crying wolf! The Verge is reporting that: Microsoft is…

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Microsoft Launches Survey To Identify Surface Problems

The company finally seems to be doing (most) things right. While the giant of old may have rested on its laurels and taken its time to…

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Windows 8 Deployment Survey Conducted, 23.3 Percent Plan to Skip Windows 8 Altogether

A new survey has been conducted that was composed of 1200 IT employees. What was it about? The survey asked about various company plans for…

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Even Windows XP Was Onced Critized For Being Too Big Of A Change…

ZDNET just posted a very interesting article about how the Windows hate is nothing new. The article talks about how Windows XP wasn’t well-accepted…

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Take our Microsoft Surface RT Pricing Poll

OK, I’ll bite. Microsoft seem to want us to discuss this so here goes. Microsoft seem to have teased us with Surface RT pricing briefly today. Just to…

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Office 2013 RTM’ed today

The next version of Office has RTM’d today, October 11. Mary Jo Foley had the details.. Volume licensees will be able to get their hands on the…

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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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New Windows 9 rumor – Microsoft working on 2 OS projects?

So obviously since Windows 8 is done, you would expect the Windows 8 project team to be in Hawaii getting a well deserved break. Well,…