It’s 2012 and the world of computers has begun to get a bit more confusing as the traditional PC continues to become more and more pushed into the background, in favor of Internet-capable devices and mobile computing systems. Some go so far as to say that the desktop PC is essentially dead, and that the laptop...

On the mobile front, particularly in the smart phone arena, Android has been very successful for a few key reasons – choice, customization, and competitive pricing. When it comes to the iPad or iPhone your only real choice comes from if you want an older, used variant or if you want a brand new, current-gen iPad or...

Windows 8 Concept - Logon by ~miniarma This is a guest post written by Robert Kegel. I’ve been using Windows 8 since the Developers Preview and its made some nice changes. Here are a few things I think Microsoft would have to add to help them become number 1 in tablets and phones. I know unless Microsoft is already a...

When it comes to Windows 8 there are two key changes that really seem to get the most focus, the new Metro UI and added support for ARM processors. Both of these features are certainly deserving plenty of attention because of what they imply for the change to the desktop in coming years. Microsoft’s ‘core’ OS has...

In order for Microsoft to win the hearts of the masses over to its new Metro-styled “Windows Everywhere” approach, it needs to make sure that the experience it presents is as flawless as possible. Microsoft has made it their goal to converge the look and feel of all their products at least to some degree. The new style...

Research firm IDC is not expecting there to be many upgrades to Windows 8 in the coming years. They think that not a lot of people will want to upgrade to Windows 8 because it isn’t traditional as a computer operating system. As a matter of fact, IDC isn’t expecting traditional users to show much interest in Windows 8...

The time for change is coming, and it starts in late 2012. No, I’m not talking about the rumored end of the world, instead I’m talking about the target launch time for the final version of Windows 8. So why does launching yet another Windows OS change anything? Well, Microsoft isn’t content with pushing out minor updates...

For those who don’t know, a few years ago I switched to Windows 7 from using Mac OSX as my primary OS. I had originally been a Windows user since Windows 3.1, but a few years into using Windows XP I finally grew tired of the experience and feel in love with a Mac. When Windows 7 came to its Beta-stage I decided to give...