Seppuku – self inflicted cutting Wikipedia defines Seppuku as the following: Seppuku (切腹?, “stomach-cutting”) is a form of Japanese ritual suicide by disembowelment. Seppuku was originally reserved only for samurai. Part of the samurai bushido honour code, seppuku was either used voluntarily by…. You get the...

I have had a chance to take both the Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2 for test spins and I came away with a sense of respect for the job Microsoft did. Considering that Microsoft wasn’t (at the time) a declared Products and Services company, the Surface Pro was a pretty decent effort. It was sleek, different,...

As we slide into 2014, this is a good time to reflect on the past year and talk about goals and targets for the next 365 days. Regarding the site 2013 was a time of transition for the site. I run multiple businesses and (unfortunately) had to take my eyes off of Windows for a good part of this year. One of my...

So I knew I wasn’t crazy! A few days ago I expressed my outrage about the fact that former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop was getting 25 million dollars for giving his current company to his former company. It’s not rocket science but on it’s face it seemed weird. Well, seems like the outrage has grown…. check this...

At this point, everyone in technology has heard about the new line of Microsoft Surface Tablets scheduled for release in the next few months. Called the Surface Pro 2 and The Surface 2, the specs on these devices have seemed pretty impressive and the launch event today went off pretty smoothly. In addition to the...

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 analyst who would shock you agree as well. I wanted to address a couple of things. First , a lot...

So we’ve heard that PC sales are down, as are the sales of Windows 8 devices and even Intel is now reporting a 4th quarter loss. So what’s going on exactly? There are several different theories about what could be happening. 1) Some say that the PC is dying thanks to tablets and smartphones. People just don’t...

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 Sales Over the Holidays” he lays out this central theory – because of the Netbook and...