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Workaround: Taskbar Thumbnail Previews Disappear Too Quickly

In Windows, the taskbar thumbnail preview allows you to hover your mouse over the application icon and see previews of multiple windows you have open, similar to the screenshot above. There are a number of threads in the Microsoft forums where people are reporting issues with these previews and they're disappearing too quickly and they [...]

Recap of Microsoft’s October 6th Windows 10 Event

In case you missed it, Microsoft held their large Windows 10 event earlier this week, on October 6th. This was a busy week for me, so I haven't been able to write a recap until now, so I apologize for that. Microsoft announced some exciting devices coming soon, such as a Surface Book, Surface Pro [...]

Editorial: The Future Of Personal Computing Revisited

Back in October, I wrote an editorial on the future of personal computing, right around the time Windows 8 was launched. I want to revisit some of my thoughts today, about 6 months later, and see how accurate I was in my assumptions. There have been quite a few articles on the internet recently about the decline in the PC market, and most point their fingers to Windows 8, but is it really to blame?

Tech Tip: Increase Free Storage Space On Windows 8 Tablets

If you're the owner of a Windows 8 tablet (such as the Surface RT or plan on getting the upcoming Surface Pro), then you probably know about the difference between the advertised storage space and what is actually available to you when you receive the device. On my Samsung tablet, it says 64GB of storage, [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:59:01+00:00 January 30th, 2013|Categories: Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Microsoft Sets Surface Pro Release For February 9th

Originally thought to be launched at the end of January, Microsoft has now announced the release date for its Surface Pro tablet, February 9th. The big brother to the Surface RT will be available in Microsoft Stores, Staples, and Best Buy. Pricing starts at $899 with options for 64GB or 128GB of storage space. It [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:59:09+00:00 January 22nd, 2013|Categories: Gadgets|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Microsoft Surface Pro Coming January 2013 – $899 For 64GB and $999 for 128GB

After the Surface RT tablet has been out for a few weeks now, Microsoft has announced availability and pricing for its Surface Pro tablet. It will go on sale in January and it'll set you back $899 for the 64GB model or $999 for the 128GB model. The Surface Pro features an Intel Ivy Bridge [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:59:45+00:00 November 29th, 2012|Categories: Gadgets|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Editorial: The Future Of Personal Computing

With all of the announcements this week, I decided to sit down and look at the future of personal computing, both as a consumer and as an enterprise. I spoke with a couple of colleagues and got their input as well. There's definitely a shift coming over the next few months, and where exactly we'll [...]