Windows 8 tablets

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 21

One of the defining features of a Surface Pro tablet is the ability to straddle the line between traditional Windows PC, and a mobile device….

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Microsoft’s Future Is Bright…If It Plays Its Cards Right

Did Microsoft stumble with Windows 8? Was the dramatic overhaul of the Windows operating system just too much all at once? Well, consider the fact that…

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 20

Microsoft announced today that it will offer a free Touch or Type cover along with the Surface RT for a limited time. That seems like…

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 18

Remember books? I used to actually read them. Now, the only books I own that are printed on actual paper are really just decorations for…

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 17

For Day 17 of the 30 Days with Surface Pro series, I’m taking a closer look at how Windows 8 handles split screen….

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 16

Day 16 of the 30 Days with Surface Pro series examines using Skype, Lync, and other video chat tools to engage with people…

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 15

Which browser is best in Windows 8 on a Surface Pro? Day 15 of the 30 Days with Surface Pro series sets out…

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 14

I’m nearly half-way through the 30 Days with Surface Pro experience, and so far I’ve managed just fine using a mouse at while using…

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 13

I’ve gotten used to the idea that all of my hard drives should be 1TB or more. I get a little freaked out when the…

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 12

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 11

It’s a Microsoft Office world. There are plenty of alternative productivity suites and applications out there, but the most-hyped and most-required feature for most of…

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 10

One of the things I missed most when I made the switch from a Windows laptop to a MacBook Air is Aero Snap. I really…

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 9

For Day 9 of the 30 Days with Surface Pro series, I spent some time digging in to some of the default apps…

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 8

The next step in the 30 Days with Surface Pro adventure is to get the Windows 8 Start screen configured the way I want…

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 7

On Day 6 of the 30 Days with Surface Pro series I explored using the Windows Store to find and install new apps….

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 6

Microsoft is slowly approaching 50,000 apps in the Windows Store, while Apple has 800,000 or so apps for iOS. Does that make Apple’s App…

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 5

Part of the value…no, strike that. Most of the value of a Surface Pro (or Windows 8 Pro tablet in general) lies in the fact…

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 4

Now that I’m all logged in to Windows 8 on my Surface Pro, it’s time to start digging in and figure out how…

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 3

I spent Day 3 of the 30 Days with Surface Pro series going through the initial boot of Windows 8 on the Surface…

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30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 2

  For the second day of my 30 day experiment, I took the Surface Pro out of the box, and set things up. Actually, Day 2…