So a pretty obvious tip here but this one is based on my recent experience. I recently upgraded my primary PC to Windows 8 Pro and made the mistake of doing the actual upgrade as opposed to a clean install. To set the context, I am an online marketer and a techie as well so I have more apps and files on my PC than you...

For Microsoft, creating the Surface and jumping head-first into PC hardware territory was about solving a problem: the need for a flagship Windows device that could truly compete with the iPad and Nexus Android devices at a design, hype, marketing and performance level. The Surface RT and Surface PRO might have been...

According to Gabe of Penny Arcade, the drawing experience on the Surface Pro is actually top-notch.

One of the most premium Asus lines in the Android world is the “Transformer Prime” series. For a while now it has been known that Asus is planning to release an Asus Transformer Book that extends that line into Windows 8 territory. Now MacMall is taking pre-orders for the device, which could mean it is finally just...

For those that follow mobile technology, you probably already have February 25th through the 28th circled on your calendars. For the rest of you, that’s when Mobile World Congress takes place, one of the biggest events in the mobile world. For those that are fans of Nokia and Microsoft, this year looks to be pretty...

While there is a lot to like about Windows 8 and the Surface line, I’m still not so sure about the boys behind the marketing. Don’t get me wrong, they’ve spent a good deal of cash on advertising, but they are a bit lacking as far as properly explaining products, targeting them towards buyers and the like. One example of...

One of the best things about a desktop computer is that they are easy to crack open and repair, or even upgrade. Changing out processors, RAM and hard drives is a piece of cake. The same can’t be said for more mobile devices. The more mobile a device, the more convenient but also the harder it is to repair. While...

As far back as a I can remember, there has basically been two major types of gamers: PC gamer or console gamer– although there is certainly some overlap here. Within these groups are tons of subcategories like casual console gamer, casual PC gamers, etc, but the tablet has led to a bridging in this gap. The tablet...

So you’ve picked up the Surface Pro or are planning to do so, at least if you can find stock anywhere. Now what? Now it is about installing all your most important work (and play) legacy applications and seeing how well they work with the Surface hardware. More importantly, does all of your software play nice with the...

Those sitting on the fence trying to decide whether to buy Windows 8 better watch out because the “limited time offer” for Windows 8 upgrade pricing is drawing to a close. Users of XP, Vista and Windows 7 are still able to buy the online upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $39.99 or $59.99 for the CD. In fact, for those...