As some of you may know, Microsoft announced and released the consumer preview version of their highly anticipated Windows 8 this week. Being the avid Microsoft fan-boy that I am I immediately installed it on my PC and my Windows tablet. Hit the break to find out the details on Microsoft’s foray into the tablet market, and my impressions on this bold new direction. (more…)
Posts tagged ‘Samsung’
Hey! I didn’t see you there readers. I know I’ve been gone a lot lately and I just wanted you to know… it’s definitely not you! See, with last week being finals week up at the college Chris and I have had no time at all to entertain you with all the great tech news that has broken over the last two weeks. Unfortunately we are not able to get to the blog as much as we would like to during rough times at work and the blog has suffered. The worst part has been that we missed two podcast as well.
But all of that is done now and Chris and I are back! The good news: we are working in the same department now and have more time than ever to talk about the blog and update it. The bad news: it’s been two effing weeks since our last post so in order to update you on everything that’s happened we have to write a long article. Hit up the link after the break to check out what you’ve missed in two weeks. (more…)
I’m in no way shape or form a legal expert… or a tech expert come the think about it, but Apple is suing Samsung for some pretty obvious reasons. Face it, the Galaxy S phones look very similar to the iPhone in build quality and TouchWiz is as close to iOS as you can get. All that being said Nilay Patel over at thisismynext.com wrote an amazing article on the whither-too’s and why-for’s as to why Apple chose to basically punch one of its leading parts manufacturers in the face. Head past the break for enough legal sources to make your head spin (more…)
It’s nothing personal, and hate is a strong word… but there is something seriously lacking with the Android experience right now. I don’t think that fundamentally Android is a bad idea, I just think there is something on the execution end that isn’t translating to the great user experience that is so vital for smartphones. Steve Jobs called it “fragmentation.” I call it too many greedy companies. Allow me to explain. (more…)