The Xbox 720 is nearing, along with the coincidental(?) release dates of Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface. With all three exhibiting the Metro interface and integrating cloud computing within their operation, it’s no surprise that Dave Cutler (of DEC VMS and Windows Azure fame) has joined the Xbox team to work on the 720 – [...]
This is not a childish slam against Windows – this is a reference to a “Microspeak” (Microsoft internal slang) term for something we all have seen, in an acknowledgement of Microsoft Windows sucking by the same team who designs it. Chances are, you’ve seen what they’re referring to by turds (source below) – but is [...]
Google announced just recently to Meebo users that it will be retiring the Meebo messaging service. Let’s compare this with Facebook and Microsoft’s ways of doing things, shall we?
At Hollywood’s Milk Studio, Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer just released Microsoft’s tablet, Microsoft Surface (the name of an existing technology being extended by Windows 8 to the mobile market). It does not include any collaboration by Barnes and Noble, quelling those rumors, and is Windows 8-based running software very similar to what existing Microsoft Surface products [...]
A lot of talk in the tech world lately is focused on Microsoft’s Windows 8 OS being released for ARM platforms (with some restrictions). This, combined with the HTML5 Metro interface people either love or hate, are among the largest changes to Microsoft’s Windows line of operating systems in history, and with it comes an [...]