Supersite The Verge has learned through several sources close to Microsoft’s plans that the company will release Office versions for Android and iOS in early 2013. From The Verge: Office Mobile will debut in the form of free apps that allow Android and iOS users to view Microsoft Office documents on the move. Like the...

First of all, let me say thanks to all you guys and girls for your comments on yesterday’s article. The comment thread is really informative and I got a chance to see the different points of view regarding the roles of business and IT. Building on that, I wanted to discuss something else that I have heard about the...

Since March 16th — just last Friday — Apple has sold over 3 million new iPads across the globe. Dear God – Over 3 million! That’s more than RIM has sold Playbooks and Motorola has sold Xooms in a year… combined. For some perspective, the original iPad took 80 days to sell 3 million. Quote from the Press...

Recently, I’ve noticed a very disturbing trend in reputable blogs and magazines and I wanted to share my take on this with you. There have been 3 myths floating around the web regarding Microsoft’s forthcoming Windows 8 Tablets and the demand for them in the Enterprise. Roughly, this is the sentiment I have been...

The new iPad is available in stores today. Yes this is a Windows 8 blog but trying to ignore this monster would be impossible. Kinda like having a lion come into your house and expecting you to continue a conversation with a friend. Microsoft’s arch nemesis Apple has raised the bar for what a Windows 8 Tablet should...

A recent Research survey of 1,604 business IT buyers by Research Firm ChangeWave shows the new iPad is already having a powerful impact on the corporate tablet market. Going forward, better than one-in-five companies (22%) say they’ll be purchasing tablets for their employees during 2nd Quarter 2012, and the...

Yesterday I spent an hour and a half (off and on) trying to get through to Apple’s download page so I could hand them a fistful of cash for the new iPad. I then put my old iPad 2 on Craigslist and it was sold literally in the same day (seriously – it’s gone). I did this for a couple of reasons (No, not because I am an...

Apple announced that the new iPad will be available in 10 countries on March 16 beginning at $499. Apple will begin taking pre-orders on its website later today (Wednesday). Devices will arrive in stores in the U.S., UK, Japan, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, France, Hong Kong, Singapore and Austria on the 16th. Pricing...

The US Air Force has awarded a $9.4 million one-year contract to purchase up to 18,000 iPad 2 tablets. The tablets would replace the paper manuals and charts that are currently in flight bags. Even some commercial airlines are making the switch, dropping the 40 plus pound bags in favor of tablets. This is just another...