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Microsoft’s Surface Go: iPad Killer?

I’m going to spoil the question in the headline1 right up front: no, I don’t think the Surface Go is going to “kill” the iPad. Will it outsell the iPad? No. Will it be just as niche a product as the other Surface computers? Probably. Too often, people view products as dollar signs first, and […]

The future of Microsoft Office for Mac is just fine

Office 2011 is 6 years old at this point and it only makes sense for Microsoft to continue updating it for so long. No app works forever, and given the multitude of non-custom stuff Microsoft is doing in Office, it’s not reasonable to expect these apps to work forever.

Reflections on Microsoft’s Build 2017 Conference

Microsoft had their Build Conference last week, which means we’re officially in summer-tech-conference season! Microsoft wrapped up their show, where they presented where they think computers are going in the next 12 months, Google will have their I/O conference in a few weeks where they will do the same, and Apple has their Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) in early June. I enjoy following all of these companies’ shows, as it is a good time to reflect on where each of these tech giants are, and where they see themselves going. If you want to get a pulse on the industry, these are good places to start.

Totally Misunderstanding the iPad

The iPad Pro is 100% absolutely positively not a 2-in-1 PC like the Surface. Thurrott is a smart guy, but I have no idea why he is so far off on this. Hell, Surface fans will be more than happy to tell you that the iPad Pro doesn’t run a “real” operating system like the Surface; they’re in different leagues.