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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. For Day 21 of the 30...

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 Microsoft could have left the desktop...

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 a conveniently appropriate time to finish...

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 my office. They make me look...

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. It turns out that it makes a difference...

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 over the Internet from a Surface Pro.From a...

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 to try and answer that question.To be honest,...

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 the Surface Pro at my desk. For...

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 available free space on my hard...

30 Days with Surface Pro: Day 12

For Day 12 of the 30 Days with Surface Pro series, I examine the Charms Bar.If you've used previous versions of Windows, you're probably familiar with the Start button. It is...

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 them is compatibility with Microsoft Office....

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 love the Windows 7 operating system,...

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 in Windows 8.Part of the beauty of a...