So last Friday, I asked you guys to tell me whether you would buy a Microsoft Surface Pro and opened up a poll last week. The results were VERY interesting. As of this morning, almost 1200 of you had responded – Thank You Very Much. To set the context again, the Microsoft Surface Pro with Windows 8 will be out in a...

Microsoft Surface Pro The Surface Pro, Microsoft’s Windows 8 hybrid tablet/laptop for business has a starting price of $899 for the 64 GB model, without a keyboard. It does have an Intel Core i5 processor to give it the horsepower it needs to run Windows 8 properly and will be able to run your legacy Windows 7 apps. It...

Wow. So I guess for the most part you guys and girls agree with me. I wrote an article yesterday discussing how The Verge’s characterization of Windows Blue as (potentially) yet another new OS had to be wrong. If it was right, it would be a disaster. For the record, I am betting that the new Blue updates will be...

This is an excerpt from a story on Windows 9 Update. Good grief. Talk about crying wolf! The Verge is reporting that: Microsoft is busy preparing its next-generation Windows client, shortly after shipping Windows 8 in October. The Verge has learned from several sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans that the company...

The company finally seems to be doing (most) things right. While the giant of old may have rested on its laurels and taken its time to respond to issues like these, the Microsoft of today knows it has to stay dynamic to stay competitive. And this means one step ahead of not just the competition, but any problems that...

I was out with my son last night when my cousin sent me a text message saying “Holy Cow – Sinofsky’s gone!”. CRAZY. The President of Microsoft’s Windows division has moved on barely 2 + weeks after the release of Microsoft’s newest and most controversial Operating System – Windows 8. In his wake, he has left Mr. Ballmer,...

This is a brief break from pure Microsoft News. I wanted to take a second to share something VERY special with you guys and girls. About 11 or 12 years ago, I was a management consultant flying around the US, installing software, making money and getting very stressed out with work. I would end up in different parts...

A new survey has been conducted that was composed of 1200 IT employees. What was it about? The survey asked about various company plans for Windows 8. Things like “who is upgrading, who isn’t”. The results? 23.3 percent plan to skip Windows 8 altogether. As for the rest of the results, 49.9 percent has no current plans...