So the speculation now is that Microsoft might be on dual tracks with Windows 8. Initially, they build a version for tablets on the ARM chip. Next, they build a version on the desktop. Interesting to see where this will go. At this point though, it’s just a theory…

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...

Not just a few of us have been left scratching our heads about what Microsoft is up to regarding the potential release date of Windows 8. It seems I’m just one of many analysts who is now completely befuddled – and it’s all due to a new leaked report from Dell about the release dates of their up and coming...

Found an interesting piece today as I was doing the rounds, looking for more updates on Windows 8. Rumors are flying around as observers try to identify what the new partnership between Microsoft and Windows will mean, and one of the most interesting I came across was the possibility that Nokia may be planning to...

Interesting article from Brier Dudley regarding Qualcomm’s new 2.5ghz quad core chips. The speculation is that they will allow the next generation of smartphones to do a lot more. Here’s some of what Qualcomm are saying will be here next year for smartphones: 12 times more power and 75 percent lower power usage than...

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...

So Paul “the man” Thurrott just wrote an article about Windows Phone 7, Windows 8, IE 9 and a bunch of other tools. Here are the relevant parts of the article.. According to sources at the company, Microsoft is going to change the Windows UI in the next version and offer a tiered experience that changes based on the...

This is the forth is a series of posts about one of my (geeky) fantasies about the search for the perfect cloud Operating system. As we continue to speculate about Windows 8 and discuss possible cloud computing tie-ins in the future, I believe that the move to the cloud will become an essential component of any...