With marketing spin, it’s sometimes not what you say but how exactly you say it. Paul had a very perceptive catch on his site the other day re: Microsoft’s claims about demand and sales of the new Surface Tablets. This is his quote: And now we have the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. Arriving next week, the devices and...

I saw this article on Forbes and I thought the author had a pretty profound and eloquent quote. Whether you agree or not, it’s an interesting quote. From Tim Worstall – Forbes contributor: I could argue this from an entirely personal perspective. Sure, I use a computer as the essential tool for making my daily bread and...

I saw this awesome quote today from Mashable regarding Microsoft’s uber secret mystery event today. If you wrap Apple-level mystery around a non-Apple level product, all anyone will talk about after the event is the ridiculousness of it all. So for Microsoft’s sake, let’s hope no wolves are being cried about. I have to...

This from Topeka Capital analyst Brian White who’s in Taipei speaking with major computer vendors in the lead up to the Windows 8 launch: Windows 8 should enter production in July and notebooks with the new operating system could be on the shelves by as early as September (even if not officially yet announced by...

“It was genius to separate Windows 8 and Windows RT. You can’t reposition what a PC is any more. If [Microsoft] want to create a new computing platform that has virtues in that you can see documents from the PC universe, yet it’s exquisitely designed – you can’t do this in a Windows x86 design. “ Interesting –...

A really good quote from Adrian Kingsley Hughes at ZDnet. Here it is. First, there’s no proven market for Windows tablets, in particular when it comes to consumers. Yes, I know that iPads sell as fast as Apple can make them, but a market for the iPad doesn’t automatically mean a market for Windows 8 tablets. Did a...

This is an interesting perspective from a Microsoft expert who is pretty much a legend. Ozzie said the fate of Windows 8 would determine Microsoft’s future. The latest version of the company’s operating system will work on tablets powered by low-power ARM Holdings chips, which Microsoft hopes will allow it to rival...