Why Microsoft will beat BlackBerry

February 21, 2013 

  According to market share data, both Microsoft and BlackBerry fall into the "also-ran" category, so far behind Android and iOS that their combined share of the market is almost negligible. Gartner

Office showdown compares apples to hula hoops

February 20, 2013 

Clicking around to see what's new in tech news I came across an article from PCWorld--a resource that I am a prolific contributor to as author of the Net Work column. ...

The race is on for the ‘post-PC era’ crown

February 18, 2013 

Post-PC era. In case you haven't heard, that's allegedly the renaissance the tech world is currently experiencing. It is a vague-ish term that simply illustrates the declining relevance of traditional PCs--those black ...

Extortion is a poor business model for Microsoft Office

February 15, 2013 

There have been rumors floating around for at least a year that Microsoft is developing a version of the popular Microsoft Office productivity suite for the iPad. Actually, I first wrote an ...

Windows 8 is the first step of a journey

February 15, 2013 

  "Every great journey begins with a single step." ~ Chinese proverb There's speculation floating around that businesses may be taking the position of just sitting out Windows 8, and looking ahead to ...

What the Surface Pro needs is a little polish by Dell

February 12, 2013 

Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet is a solid, well-engineered device. Many of the initial reviews were less-than-glowing--the most common complaint being the "short" battery life. But, if launch-day demand means anything, the ...

Selling out on launch day isn’t exciting, it’s expected

February 11, 2013 

Guess what? Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet sold out on launch day. Are you surprised? You shouldn't be. No, I'm not suggesting the Surface Pro is such an awesome ...

How Oreo stole the show at the 2013 Super Bowl

February 7, 2013 

The Super Bowl is a perennial showcase of innovative, high-impact, and very expensive television ads. Each year is an exercise to try and outshine previous years, or at least be the most ...