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  • New Surface Computers

    Tags: Surface

    Microsoft released some new Surface computers quietly this week. The new machines include a new Surface Pro 3 with 128GB storage on an Intel core i7 processor. Color me surprised when I was in a … more

  • Surface Design Matters

    I am an avid Surface Pro 3 user. This is not because I am a Microsoft Surface MVP, it is because it is an incredible machine. It has an Intel Core i7 processor with 8GB of RAM. The battery lasts a … more

  • Build 2015

    Tags: Build 2015

    This year marks the 4th year that I have gone to the Microsoft //build/ conference. I had to miss last year due to some mix-up at work, but that’s in the past. Every year seems to try and outdo the … more

  • Surface Pro 3 Pen on Windows 10

    With the latest release of Windows 10 (build 9926) I decided to do a clean install and save none of my previous files. One downside to doing this is that the pen button doesn’t automatically open … more

  • Hello from Windows 10

    In a previous post I mentioned that we should look for a Windows release sometime in September. I was wrong in that I thought there would be a second //BUILD/ conference around it, but I was right … more

  • Windows 8.1 Update

    Tags: Windows 8.1

    I’m a little late to the party of writing about Windows 8.1 Update, but I wanted to get a fair result. My initial thoughts on it were that I didn’t like any of the improvements they made for keyboard … more

  • Office for iPad is now available

    Tags: Office, iPad

    Today at a press briefing in San Francisco, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced that Office for iPad is now available. The press briefing was entitled “The Intersection of Cloud and Mobile” and … more