Windows 8 Will Finally Force Me to Buy a Mac

Windows 8 made me switch to Mac

In recent years I’ve been quite critical of Microsoft for their lack of product vision and execution – it seems like the disaster that was Vista set the company back almost a decade. Since then they’ve sat on the sidelines and watched the rest of the industry take advantage of emerging trends in mobile, web …

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Microsoft shows a bad case of iPad envy with Windows 8

Microsoft's iPad envy

Today at the All Things Digital Conference Microsoft shared a first look at Windows 8. As you can see from the demo below, it’s a decidedly different experience for Windows. An apt description would be Windows meets Windows Phone. Though I get a distinct sense that Redmond has finally got their photocopiers back up and …

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Big Corporations Learning a Thing Or Two From Politicians

Microsoft's political attack ads

Yesterday Microsoft posted an ‘interview’ with Computer World where they claimed Google was failing to win over the enterprise with their cloud services. A few hours later, Appirio – a Google reseller – posted a clever rebuttal.  It strikes the tone of a teacher patiently correcting a student’s mistakes. Snarky ads in the tech world …

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IE9 Update Prompts Some Browser Musing…

Long road ahead for Internet Explorer

I admit it, I’m somewhat of a geek when it comes to browsers, I find I am compelled to installed every new update that comes along even when I know it will lead to nothing but weeks of pain and misery (like my recent debacle with Firefox 4 beta 1 thru beta 7…). I’m constantly …

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