One more Microsoft feature hits primetime. Windows Phone app developers, all of them, can now engage with users of their applications, and respond to queries and concerns directly. Up until now, this facility was on only available to a select few, as part of a test program, which Redmond had initiate back in...

It has been a while since I’ve done a 30 Days series. Now, I am preparing to immerse myself in both the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 and a Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone at the same time. I have actually engaged in 30 Days series for both of these devices / platforms before. I wrote 30 Days with Windows Phone 7 at...

OK, so I got some new hardware to review over the next few days since my company will be looking to buy Windows hardware. The units are: The Asus Transformer Book T100 The Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro The Sony Vaio Tap 11 I wanted to touch base with the readers to ask what you’re most interested in learning...

So I took my sweet time reviewing the Surface Pro 2 because I didn’t want to hold on to it for a week and then give a rushed review. You can read my unboxing of the Surface Pro 2 here and some of my usage issues here. So I got the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 in October when it was released and had a chance to...

Here’s my review of Windows 8.1. So Windows 8.1 is here and after checking it out and reading about all the benefits it brings, it still doesn’t resonate with me. I made the move to Windows 8 because I found a really great deal at Staples where I was able to get Windows 8 Pro for $59.99. My PC was pretty quick...

Rob Boirun, the CEO of DrivePop hit me up recently and asked me to do a review of their new service DrivePop so here goes. What is DrivePop? DrivePop is an online cloud backup solution for PC’s or Macs that enables you to keep your precious files, artifacts and documents in the cloud. It works by taking copies...

The Verge have done a review of the Samsung ATIV S phone. They seem to be a fan of this device. I actually saw this one up close and personal at BUILD 2012 and I can tell you it wasn’t all that great. At least not compared to the HTC 8x. Once again, I have been shocked by the ATIV line of hardware....

Thank you ASUS corporation. I finally got my review copy of the ASUS VivoTab RT tablet and docking station/keyboard and guess what? I kinda liked it. Let me start at the beginning. The ASUS VivoTab RT is the new Windows RT tablet from ASUS. The device stats: OS: Windows RT CPU: NVIDIA™ Tegra® 3 Quad-core /...

Asking the question – Does Microsoft’s first Windows 8 tablet live up to the hype? The lovely Joanna Stern gives us a brief tour. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oP3SRqiaV2A

The Verge did a thorough review of Windows Phone 8 in the video below, as reported by windows8update.com.  WP8 is an uphill slog for Microsoft, but it is a powerful effort to compete with the iPhone and Android-based smartphones. Enjoy the review and let me know what you think of Windows Phone...