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February 6, 2013  8:57 AM

How Microsoft can take the tablet market by storm



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Surface, Windows 8, Windows tablets

It seems that sales of the Surface RT are disappointing thus far, and that none of the Windows tablets currently on the market have really caught the attention of businesses or consumers. But, the potential is there, and Microsoft has a huge opportunity to grab a significant share of the tablet...

January 23, 2013  10:57 AM

Game over for Microsoft? Not quite



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Microsoft, Windows, Windows 8

I'm not sure if he's based out of Washington, but it seems like Adam Hartung is smoking some powerful stuff. In response to the seemingly tepid reception Windows 8 and the Surface RT tablet received over the holiday season, Hartung is shouting "the sky is falling" from the rooftops, and proclaiming...


January 17, 2013  8:21 AM

The best of both worlds: Running Windows 8 and Mac OS X together



Posted by: Tony Bradley
aero snap, Apple, Mac OS X, MacBook, Windows 8

I really (really) loved my Dell XPS M1330 laptop. It served me well for years, with only minor issues that Dell support showed up at my house to fix. It was a great laptop. As it began to show its age in terms of the underlying hardware and processing power, I could have just gone back to the well...


April 16, 2012  2:47 PM

Windows8Update Gets Wes Miller’s Two Cents on Windows 8



Posted by: Tony Bradley
GetWired, Onuora Amobi, Wes Miller, Windows 8, Windows8Update

Following the interview with me, Onuora Amobi of Windows8Update conducted a similar interview with Wes...


April 12, 2012  10:47 PM

Leaked Microsoft Roadmap Hints at Windows 8, ‘Office 15′ Release Dates



Posted by: Tony Bradley
leaked product roadmap, Microsoft, Microsoft Office, Office 15, Windows 8

When will Windows 8 be officially launched? When will the next version of the Microsoft Office suite hit the shelves? Well, we don't know--but thanks to a leaked product...

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April 12, 2012  3:55 PM

My Interview with Onuora Amobi on Windows8Update



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Onuora Amobi, PCWorld, Windows 8, Windows8Update

I had the pleasure of meeting Onuora Amobi recently when we participated together on a panel session at the MVP Nation conference. The topic of the panel discussion was Windows 8 tablets, and we had a variety of interesting and salient points...


April 6, 2012  10:06 AM

Windows Reimagined? Where’s the Hardware to Back It?



Posted by: Tony Bradley
hardware, reimagined, tablets, ultrabooks, Windows 8

Given that I just rebranded this blog as "Windows Reimagined" it seems particularly apropos to talk about a recent post from ZDNet's Mary J. Foley. Mary points out that without...


March 28, 2012  9:38 PM

Is Windows 8 Ready for RC?



Posted by: Tony Bradley
release candidate, Windows 8, Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Windows 8 RC

There are rumors that the Windows 8 RC is coming soon. Actually, since the Consumer Preview has already been available for sometime, it doesn't really take a Nostradamus to predict that the release candidate will soon follow. The problem, though, is that the RC implies that it's ready. Microsoft...


March 28, 2012  9:20 PM

Microsoft Rolls Out DaRT 8 Beta



Posted by: Tony Bradley
DaRT, Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset, MDOP, Microsoft, Windows 8

The Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT) is part of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP). DaRT is a set of tools that helps easily recover unusable PCs, rapidly diagnose...


March 20, 2012  8:09 AM

Windows 8 Launch Slated for October



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Windows 8, Windows 8 tablets, Windows on ARM, WOA

Not that it takes a Nostradamus to predict, but sources are now confirming that Microsoft plans to officially launch Windows 8 in October of this year. The...


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