Let’s get those photocopiers moving again, Microsoft…

Well, Microsoft is consistent.  At their Surface demonstration, it was like they had a bad transcript of the iPad launch.   On Monday, Microsoft held a secret press event in Los Angeles where it announced a new family of tablets under the Surface moniker. Along with Surface, the event revealed a branding shift for Microsoft, […]

Microsoft SMSG is banning Apple Hardware…

Well, it’s that much of a surprise that Microsoft would ban the purchase of Apple hardware with company funds from the Sales, Marketing, Services, IT, and Operations Group (SMSG). But, what is more surprising is that the groups that make up the SMSG, appear to be roughly 40,966 employees.  In other words, roughly 45% of […]

Microsoft launches SkyDrive for iPhone: 25GB free cloud storage

Heads up, iPhone users: If iCloud, Dropbox, Box, Amazon, or any of the other cloud storage services currently available to you just aren’t cutting it, there’s a new option in town: Microsoft SkyDrive.Long available on Windows desktop, Windows Phone and through the Web, SkyDrive offers the most free space out… via Microsoft launches SkyDrive for […]

What Microsoft Can Learn From Mac OS X Lion

Amazingly enough, Paul Thurrott’s supersite for Windows, actually has a positive piece about Apple… I’ve harped on this a lot in the past, but in a bid to maximize profits, Microsoft has littered the market with far too many Windows product versions, or what the company calls SKUs (for “stock keeping unit,” retailing term). And […]

Yet again, Time Warner doesn’t understand…

Yes, my cable bill is rising again, but I should be glad…  At least that’s Time Warner’s belief, why? Well, for example: New! ABC TV Show Episodes for 99 Cents Rent your favorite episodes of hit ABC shows like Desperate Housewives, Grey’s Anatomy, and Lost for just 99 cents! Road Runner Video Store lets you download […]

Is Adobe the new Microsoft?

People sometimes ask me why I am not a fan of Adobe? The main reason is that they have very lackluster Macintosh support.  Misbehaving Installers, slow installers, and quality control that Microsoft would never accept. Microsoft is criticized for throwing out releasing and then over the next dozen or so patches slowly eliminating bugs (and […]

Mac OS X 10.6.5 has been released.

Mac OS X 10.6.5 out.  The releases notes mention: General fixes and improvements improve reliability with Microsoft Exchange servers address performance of some image-processing operations in iPhoto and Aperture address stability and performance of graphics applications and games resolve a delay between print jobs address a printing issue for some HP printers connected to an […]