US Wireless Carriers Speed Smartphone Upgrades Commented on: 1 year ago (July 21, 2013)

Once again T-Mobile and AT&T have created a marketing campaign to distract subscribers from just how badly they are getting ripped off.

T-Mobile moved away from "subsidies" and...

Microsoft’s Secret Plan to Make You Hate Windows 8 Less Commented on: 1 year ago (April 1, 2013)

>> I feel that the firm is moving to a future in which Windows... makes the desktop optional, off by default, and then unavailable entirely.

Desktop removed completely? Wouldn't this...

Windows 8 Myths Commented on: 1 year ago (February 17, 2013) Touch is the future? On handheld devices (phones) and tablets, perhaps. It's a great way to interact with those devices. On desktops; no. In order to get the best viewing experience from a...
In Praise of Finishing a Job Commented on: 2 years ago (November 21, 2012) "the consumer market has starkly different concerns than the business market" A consumer will put up with incomplete products that are updated/upgraded on an unpredictable ad hoc basis. A...
Microsoft Surface to Be Priced at $499 and Up Commented on: 2 years ago (October 16, 2012) I'm hoping that Microsoft pumps out 5 million of these puppies, they sit in a warehouse for a few months, and then the prices will come down. With a street price of US$629 (with keyboard, but...
IT Pros Are from Mars, Marketing Pros Are from Venus Commented on: 2 years ago (October 9, 2012) Other messages to marketing: Don't advertise a "whitepaper", then make me fill out a 3 screen questionnaire filled with demographic information (how big is your company? what...
Acer Complains About Microsoft Surface, Threatens to Abandon Windows Commented on: 2 years ago (August 8, 2012) Acer is irked they aren't the manufacturer. Instead, Pegatron Technology got the nod.
Maybe Domain Membership Is Passé? Commented on: 2 years ago (April 28, 2012) The infrastructure to authenicate using AD from a machine not joined to a domain has existed for years. As a consultant, I carry my laptop from customer to customer. My laptop is a member of my...
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