While my previous post chronicled potholes on the 3 operating system (OS) highway, this past week carried some pleasant surprises. First, I added a device to the stack by using a windows desktop PC at home. Granted this is the same OS as the laptop in my experiment, but it is a diffe
Last week’s mobility news was led by Apple. This week seemed to be all Microsoft. The surprise announcement of the Microsoft Surface tablet / ultrabook hybrid Monday and Windows Phone 8 Wednesday gave the mobility ecosystem a lot to digest. However, there was other news as well.
Last week we had Apple. This week it seems to be all Microsoft. I’m sure next week will be 24×7 Google with it’s I/O conference. With that said, the announcement of Windows Phone 8 is important for the industry. It is also nicely timed by Microsoft right after the fla
Microsoft is attempting to change more than itself. With Metro, it hopes to shift the rules of the programming across device platforms altogether. Yesterday I outlined how different Metro and Windows 8 are from the previous Microsoft programming approach. It is a radical departure and
Microsoft’s new user interface and development platform, Metro, is coming. It is due for wide release later this year, and the preview release has been available since the beginning of June. I’m going to get into some detail on the various new aspects that are a part of it