So I got an email from “Paul” in Utah who accused me of being an Apple Fanboy and a Microsoft hater based on a couple of my previous posts. Funny. Calls for one of my IT strategy/Economics 101 lectures. Paul, here’s the deal. It’s in all our best interests that Microsoft is super duper successful with Windows...

AMD has updated it’s product roadmap. The updates seem to indicate a renewed focus on Tablets. To this end, they are adding a new part, the 4.5-watt “Hondo” ULP accelerated processing unit (APU) – a CPU/GPU combo. “We want to hit the volume sweet spots of the industry,” said AMD Global Business Units general...

Now, earlier this week, Microsoft unveiled a challenge to CES 2012 attendees – beat Windows Phone’s speed and win $100. Obviously, a lot of people were interested in trying to do just that and it was a pretty bold thing to do. Here’s the problem though, a few people actually...

Earlier today I wrote an article on strategies that Microsoft is taking to stay relevant in 2012, and beyond. In order to keep the article from turning in to a complete novel, I decided to leave out another similar and important factor that should be considered heavily when talking about Microsoft’s success in...

Congratulations to the winners of our EaseUS Todo Backup Workstation 3.0 promotion. A week ago I set up a competition where I would pick 10 readers who would win a free copy of  EaseUS Todo Backup Workstation 3.0. Well, I picked the winners and in no particular order, here they are. The good folks at...

At its Google I/O developer conference here, Google introduced notebooks based on its Chrome Operating System, the search engine’s Web-based operating system for provisioning Web applications from the cloud to commodity hardware. Samsung and Acer are the first two Chromebook partners, each offering machines...

More Chrome OS news. Speculation is rampant that Chrome is coming real soon.. The following is from Tom’s Guide: The latest rumored launch date pins Q2 2011 as the prime target, possibly as early as June– just in time to crash Microsoft’s big Windows-8-on-a-tablet coming-out-of-the-closet party. According to...

OK, so I feel like some fun this month. I know this is a Windows 8 blog but I came into some money and I feel the need to share the love for the next few months. Here’s the deal. For the next three months –March, April and May, I’ll be giving away one free Apple Ipad 2 to a reader of this blog. Read more about...