Tag Archives: surface

Microsoft Surface Book Team Apologizes for the Never-Ending Problems their Customers are experiencing

Two months ago Microsoft came out with the Surface Book aiming to gun down Apple’s MacBook Pro. Joanna Stern of the Wall Street Journal noted in her in-depth review that while she really liked it, she couldn’t recommend getting the … Continue reading

Posted in technology | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Beleaguered Microsoft will never learn, keeps attacking Apple

“There’s a myth a handful of Redmond loyalists and like, three people who follow tech want to believe. The myth that Satya Nadella has (or soon will) profoundly change Microsoft,” Rocco Pendola writes for TheStreet. “With Steve Ballmer playing the … Continue reading

Posted in technology | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Poor Windows 8, Surface RT performance means pay cut for Ballmer

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer saw his pay docked this year as a result of the disappointing performance of the company’s Windows Division over the past year. The Microsoft head received $1.26 million in compensation for fiscal 2013, with $697,500 of … Continue reading

Posted in technology | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The mysterious failure of Microsoft’s Surface RT

This last week, Microsoft announced disappointing earnings that reflected the battered market for PCs and the company’s inability to gain traction in smartphones. But most notable was the $900 million “inventory adjustment” related to Surface RT, Microsoft’s beleaguered iPad contender. … Continue reading

Posted in technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

x86’d: How PC architecture could push Nintendo out of the next gen

It didn’t take long for console warriors, fanboys and a brutal media to take aim at Nintendo’s Wii U. The fledgling system was relentlessly teased for its name (seemingly even sillier than that of its predecessor) and a list of … Continue reading

Posted in technology, video games | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Microsoft: ‘No Plan B’ as Surface struggles against iPad

Apple Insider Microsoft: ‘No Plan B’ as Surface struggles against iPad By Kevin Bostic Thursday, February 14, 2013 @ 04:48 PM Text Size If Microsoft’s Surface tablets fail to take off, the company does not have a backup plan so … Continue reading

Posted in technology | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A survey compared sales at an Apple Store and a Microsoft Store in the Mall of America

On Saturday we posted side-by-side videos showing Black Friday shopping activity at an Apple Store and a Microsoft Store in Lone Tree, Colo. The videos left the impression that there was a lot less shopping going in the Microsoft Store. … Continue reading

Posted in technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment