OK so Apple released the Ipad 2 today. Every developer working on Windows 8 tablet OS probably paused and reflected on a lot of things today. Redmond, please take note. Ipad2 Specs Size and Weight Height: 9.50 inches (241.2 mm) Width: 7.31 inches (185.7 mm) Depth: 0.34 inch (8.8 mm) Weight: 1.33 pounds (601...

Recently, I read a very comprehensive blog post on ZDNET by Stephen Chapman that cleverly laid out some elements of Windows 8 and Office 15 he had found on the web. It was very impressive – If you start putting the pieces together (as I have on this blog), a clearer picture of Windows 8 begins to emerge. Anyway, I...

President Obama had a dinner with Tech Titans in Silicon Valley last Thursday. The picture below is Via the White House Flickr photostream. The guest list (see below) included tech luminaries such as Apple CEO Steve Jobs, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and outgoing Google CEO Eric Schmidt. One photo of the dinner...

Microsoft’s recent announcement that Windows 8 is to be compatible with system-on-a-chip gear and ARMS processors has sent the rumor mill running wild with claims that smart phones and tablets will be among the first devices to get to grips with the new platform. But, will it end there? Perhaps not, at least not...

I wrote a book called The Windows 7 Deployment Guide and as a result, I am initmately familiar with the business benefits of Windows 7. In my opinion, the operating system is hands down the most stable and intuitive masteriece that Microsoft has put together. Easy and reliable, the operating system (in my opinion) is...

In a move that’s sure to inspire confidence (sarcasm), Bill is taking his money out of Microsoft and heading elsewhere… As Information Week reports, Gates has reduced his stock holdings by 13 percent, with ten million shares sold as recently as last week. Officials say that Gates is just doing as all investors do and...

Intel CEO Paul Otellini says his company plans to offer smartphones with Windows 8. This puts the chipmaker on a direct collision course with Microsoft who just announced their plans to make mobile Windows 8 run on ARM chips. More from PCPro: Otellini said he was confident that Intel’s processors would comfortably...

*yawn*…slow day today… While it’s a fair assessment overall, Goldman have their heads so far in the sand about Windows 8, it’s not even funny. They just released the following… Goldman Sachs is maintaining their Neutral rating on Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) as the company shares noteworthy information with investors this past...

Don Reisinger from eweek has gone through the rather predictable excercise of pointing out that Steve Ballmer’s performance as CEO of Microsoft is less than stellar. In Don’s article, he goes through 10 different reasons why Steve should go and most of them are pretty obvious. I do like number 3 though.. As mentioned,...