Posts Tagged ‘microsoft’

Can Microsoft Play with the Tech Giants?

Spoiler alert: I think Microsoft is one of the tech giants. When characterizing the technology wars of our age, I suspect many of us come up with the right wars. We think PC vs. Mac for home computers, we think Google and Apple for smartphones (though Microsoft is coming up in this area rather nicely),...
December 5th, 2012 | Technology | Read More

Microsoft’s New Logo: Representative of Their Direction

Well, Microsoft unveiled a brand new logo, the first time in twenty five years. It’s no secret around these parts that I’m a fan of Microsoft’s work, both in the mobile phone department and on their soon-to-be Tablet Surface front. This has been a heck of a few years for Microsoft,...
August 24th, 2012 | Featured, Technology | Read More

Microsoft’s Surface: The Tablet to Compete with the iPad

If you had eavesdropped on any of the conversations I’d had this last week about technology, it was probably about Microsoft’s future. With their unveiling of SmartGlass at E3, Windows 8’s Release Edition, and my general love of their Windows Phone platform, there was a lot to talk...
June 19th, 2012 | Featured, Media, Technology | Read More

Microsoft vs. Apple: Things Just Got Interesting

Okay, I admit the title is a bit misleading: the ‘war’ between these two tech giants has been interesting for years. The developments over the last week, however, warrant some commentary. I’ve already argued that our mobile and desktop experiences would be converging, and it seems that...
June 12th, 2012 | Culture, Featured, Gaming, Media, Technology | Read More

Windows 8 and the Convergence of Desktop and Mobile Computing

For those of you who keep up with the tech world, we have seen quite a bit happen in just the last few years. Just four or five years ago, no one was using Facebook, YouTube was only six months old, and no one had heard of an iPad. It was about four years ago that the concept of a netbook was introduced;...
September 19th, 2011 | Culture, Featured, Media, Technology | Read More