According to recent news, it seems that the floodgates will not only open for tablets at the end of this year, but they will likely drown us all with the sheer number of Windows 8 RT-based devices. This is good news for those looking for Android and iOS tablet alternatives, but you have to wonder if it’s going to be a...

There has been a fair amount of negative sentiment from many sources when it comes to Windows 8 Consumer Preview recently. While some users out there simply say there isn’t enough to offer in Windows 8, others go as far as to say it “sucks”. I’ve talked about stability, I’ve talked about Metro and its apps, but I really...

So I have this annoying habit of saying what I really, really feel and this post is no exception. Some of the readers have accused me of being an Apple fan and being a Microsoft hater. That makes no sense. You see, only a Microsoft hater would spend 3 years off and on blogging about Windows 8 and how potentially game...

IDC, the market research firm, says that the transition to Windows 8 will probably not all be smooth sailing. At least not initially. They acknowledge the iPad cannibalization of the PC market and go even further. IDC says that it is looking forward to the introduction of Windows 8, but believes that there could be a...

In order to best figure out how Windows 8 appeals to different users, I’ve started conducting several different experiments to see how well Windows 8 fits into the lifestyle of different folks. So how does Windows 8 stack up for a very casual computer user? I wanted to find out, and so just one day after getting my...

I’m at the MVP nation Windows 8 conference on the Microsoft Campus in Redmond and we’re having quite a grand old time (more about that later). Yesterday evening on my Alaska Air flight from California to Seattle, I spent most of the two and a half hours switching between two tablets. On my tray, I had an Ipad and a...

Back before the new Consumer Preview of Windows 8, I made it clear that I really was on the fence about Metro and likely would stay that way until I had a better idea of how the apps work. Fast-forward to today and I’ve had about 8 hours or so of Windows 8 CP experience. Am I any closer to passing true judgment on...