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Surface Pro 3: It’s all about the form factor

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3 has received a large amount of good press, and the occasional negative (usually liking the hardware but disliking Windows 8.1).  But today’s piece on The Motley Fool warranted a response.  The problem with the article … Continue reading

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Will Microsoft get the new Surface(s) right? Part 2

Having done a bit of a post-mortem on the original Surface products and strategy in Part 1, I can now dive into what I think Microsoft needs to do in order to succeed with the Surface family.  The first thing … Continue reading

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Will Microsoft get the new Surface(s) right? Part 1

It appears that on May 20th Microsoft will announce at least one new member of the Surface family, most likely a Surface Mini (aka 7-8″ class device).  The rumors have heated up suggesting that there will actually be two or … Continue reading

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Is this the year of Windows 8 tablets?

One outstanding question from my piece a couple of weeks ago is a question of Microsoft and the partner ecosystem finally have the pieces together to succeed in the tablet space.  There has been some movement these past couple of … Continue reading

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A week with 8″

For the last week I’ve been living with the Dell Venue 8 Pro as my constant companion.  For most of that week I really mean exclusively, as in I was on a trip where the only device bigger than a … Continue reading

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8 for 8: 8″ Windows 8.1 Tablets hit the market

As I mentioned earlier today I haven’t seen any of the new Windows 8.1 8″ tablets in retail stores yet, but the Dell Venue 8 Pro is available from Dell and from Amazon.  Now I don’t generally do reviews but … Continue reading

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Time for hope? Surface and Windows RT/8.1

I wanted to do a little check-in on the state of a few of Microsoft’s weaker businesses.  I’m seeing a few signs that they could be turning things around, but I’m reluctant to make too much out of them.  Been … Continue reading

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