Category Archives: Computer Geekery

Microsoft Gets It

Ah ha! Redmond gets it! Months ago, if you were to ask “what do you like about Apple, Mac, and iDevices that you cannot get on the PC platform?” my reply would have been “tight cloud-app integration across all platforms.” … Continue reading

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Surface!

No, dive! Dive! So, Microsoft has made their move. They’re releasing two tablet devices: Surface and Surface Pro. I can’t deny the fact that I’m excited, but also a little wary. Right away, I can see this being a major … Continue reading

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Windows 8 – What I Like

If there’s one thing I like about Windows 8, it’s the Start screen. I don’t care for it as a replacement to the Start Menu, mind — but as a tablet-style “home screen” I think it is fantastic. I like … Continue reading

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Yahoo! Axis

Yahoo! has released their “Axis” web-browsing search solution. It is a three-pronged attack on Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla, targeting their browsers on the desktop along with Apple’s iPhone and iPad devices. The goal is to unify your search and browsing … Continue reading

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WinRT vs. Mozilla

Mozilla is crying foul over Microsoft’s decision to lock down Windows 8’s WinRT on ARM devices. Essentially, Microsoft is pulling an Apple by restricting APIs applications can use on their platform, and one major restriction is web browsing. That means … Continue reading

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Apple Gripe

If there is one thing I dislike about my Mac OSX experience, it is UI inconsistencies. The OS is rife with them. One that happens to stand out is that certain applications have absolutely microscopic toolbars — the formatting toolbar … Continue reading

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The Cloud

This would make my day: PCs, Macs, and other operating systems/platforms with an option to add a Cloud account just as one would add a POP3 email account, Twitter account, or what have you. It has become clear that cloud … Continue reading

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