There is plenty of debate and opinions surrounding the long-term viability of the tablet computer. Many argue that they are bulkier than smartphones yet have very few different capabilities and aren’t nearly as robust as laptops. Many of the arguments against the viability and long-term sustainability of the platform...

According to Microsoft, Windows 8 will play nice with legacy hardware and even works better on older machines than Vista and 7. I have previously tested this theory with a Pentium 3 machine that was able to run Windows 8 (though not very well). It is nice to see that Microsoft is supporting a wide variety of hardware...

A few days ago Microsoft revealed some details about its upcoming Windows 8 app store. It will use the same marketing model as Apple 30% cut for Microsoft, and a 70% cut for developers. A feature that is unlike Apple is that it also allows for open source apps to be distributed in the store. A developer can submit...

Extended monitors have been a growing trend for the past few years for techies, gamers, movie producers, and anyone else who needs the screen real estate that two monitors provide. Extended monitors can be anything from an external monitor that you hook up to your computer, to an actual TV. But Microsoft hasn’t really...

As Juliet once said in the Shakespeare classic, “Romeo and Juliet”:  What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. While this might be true, there has been some recent debate behind using the name “PC”. What’s in a name, a PC by any other name would still use applications and Internet,...

When it comes to Windows 8 there are plenty of new features to get excited about. Despite many features to the desktop environment, improvements on speed, and stability it seems that two new features are getting most of the attention these days: the new Metro Interface replacing the Start Menu and Windows 8 ARM...

When it comes to artists, developers, and even just the average “Joe” it seems like more users are making the switch to Mac in the last few years. So what are some of the reasons behind the switch? To give you an idea, here is the story behind my switch to Mac. Back in 2006 I made the switch to using a Mac as my...

It seems that Qualcomm is determined to use Windows 8 to launch a major initiative that brings it away from mobile-only solutions and into the hearts of PC users. Qualcomm recently announced they were working on home PC solution that works on Qualcomm processors but it hasn’t stopped there. In a recent article at...

This guest post is contributed by Lauren Bailey. With Apple and Amazon making headlines daily for their tablets, fans of Microsoft products might feel a little bit out of the loop. Microsoft’s latest splash in the headlines was their Windows-powered Nokia Lumia smartphone, recently released in the UK to rave reviews...

What would be the perfect hardware to run Windows 8 on? That’s not an easy question. The “perfect” hardware would have to run Windows 8 seamlessly with the least possible flaws, the processor would be able to run all the Windows 8 graphics completely smoothly as well as other videos from the web and on you hard drive...