Windows 8 article Archive

IS it time to look past Windows 8 to Windows 9?

OK I’m not really trying to start some sh*t here but it’s a valid question that people are starting to ask me. I’m starting to get the glazed look in the eyes when I ask about Windows

Why I’m a fan of ZDNet’s Ed Bott

This site has been covering Windows since 2009 (years before Windows 8) and we were able to correctly predict a lot of the impact this OS would have. From the Start Button to Start Screen bootups to

So regarding my interview with Adam Hartung

So regarding my interview with Adam Hartung. The response to this article has been fantastic. A lot of people have emailed me saying that they absolutely agree with almost everything he has to say. Some very prominent

Windows RT versus Windows 8: Is RT Worthwhile?

We hear it time and time again, Windows RT isn’t doing all that great, largely because people can buy ATOM-based Windows 8 devices for the same price. With ARM, you only get Windows Store apps and the

The 4 major reasons why Windows 8 didn’t fly off the shelves during the holidays

Paul Thurrott wrote a pretty impressive piece on his Supersite giving a very compelling theory about why Windows 8 has sold poorly over the previous holiday season. In a beautifully written piece called “Explaining Windows 8 PC

This is how Best Buy is handling the Microsoft Surface

Yesterday I went to Best Buy in Sylmar with a friend of mine. She had to take back something and I wanted to look at the Microsoft Surface. Getting there, I go to the PC area (because

Are You Able to Use Windows 8 on A Mac? Yes, You Can

I recently managed to get ahold of a MacBook Pro for a really good price due to the fact my friend was looking to upgrade the older 2010 device to a newer one. Sure it wasn’t the

My Open Letter to Julie Larson-Green: 4 simple changes you need to make to "fix" Windows 8

Mrs. Larson-Green, As we all know, Steven Sinofsky is gone. The torch has officially been passed from Mr. Sinofsky to you, Steve Ballmer and Tami Reller. As a Microsoft Corporate Vice President, responsible for Program Management of

Spotify Continuing to Expand, Also Working on Windows Phone 8 App

With Microsoft’s recent release of its new streaming music/video service, Xbox Music and Video, the streaming music world is becoming awfully crowded. While it remains to be seen how well Microsoft will do in this space, we

Clickview Migrates from iOS to Windows 8

The wildly popular (Down Under at least, where the app is used by half of the company’s customers) Clickview Player App has made its way from mobile devices powered by iOS, to mobile (and other, less mobile)