Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 Review
The ThinkPad Tablet 2 is an excellent Windows tablet. The problem is that Windows tablets aren't a very good idea in the first place, and the ThinkPad Tablet 2 is no exception. It is a study in compromises, and using it often feels like a chore.
Q: Should I Get a Mac or a PC?
A: It doesn’t matter. Fans of each system (and let’s not leave out Linux’s rabid fan base or Chrome OS’s growing one) have a litany of reasons why their choice is the only one that makes sense. But it really doesn’t matter. You can run a law practice just fine on any computer with an […]
Dell XPS 12 Hybrid Ultrabook Review
In theory, the Dell XPS 12 is the best of both worlds: a well-built ultrabook and a full-on Windows 8 tablet. Its unique, swiveling, touchscreen display switches between those modes with a quick flip. It is very well-adapted to Windows 8, but it also makes Windows 8’s flaws glaringly obvious. When it is a laptop, […]
Windows 8 Review (from The Verge)
Windows 8 is finally available to reviewers. I don’t plan to upgrade (it feels too half-baked for desktop users to me), at least not yet, but you can get your fill of minutiae on the final Windows 8 release elsewhere. I did, however, review the preview (here’s part 1 and part 2) and it doesn’t […]
Nevermind, Microsoft Still Doesn’t Get Mobile
If you thought Microsoft Surface and its Windows 8 tablet cousins were going to finally provide a full-featured mobile user experience, you were mistaken.
Windows 8 Preview Review (part 2 of 2)
So, when October 26th comes, should you upgrade to Windows 8? Read on to find out.
Windows 8 Preview Review (part 1 of 2)
The first few minutes you spend in Windows 8 will be disorienting, and probably confusing. Stick with it, though, and you will get the hang of it.
SkyDrive, Office Web Apps Updated
Windows 8 will be released in October, but Microsoft is updating its web apps in preparation for the new OS. It recently released Outlook.com, a major overhaul of Hotmail that is so good I’m considering switching from Gmail. Now, it has upgraded SkyDrive, it’s anemic cloud storage service. The update is not just cosmetic, but […]