[8/28 @ 8p EST - Note: I’m receiving a few emails that say the links aren’t working for the Windows 8 app in the Windows Store. I just tested and they work… From the Windows Experience Blog – “the app is propagating across the Windows Store servers, if this link doesn’t work keep checking!”] Today,... Continue Reading →
Windows 8.1 has RTM’d (Released To Manufacturing). You can read about it at Blogging Windows: Readying Windows 8.1 for Release. Mark October 18th, 2013 on your calendar to be able to download bits for broad adoption.
I have nothing more to say on this outside of the official press announcement, except that I’m a big fan of Steve Ballmer (and Bill Gates). I’ve been with Microsoft for over 12.5 years. I always viewed it was my destiny to work for this great company. Microsoft was founded in 1975… the year I... Continue Reading →
Well, not exactly. Instagram still hasn’t officially published their app to the Windows Phone store, but, I think there is really good news to share… maybe even better news. Let me explain. Yesterday, Rudy Huyn, published his application (6tag) to the Windows Phone store that is a FULL FEATURED Instagram App for Windows Phone. As... Continue Reading →
I first want to thank my colleague, Adam Ward, for bringing this to my attention. I had a discussion with him earlier this week when he asked if I had seen or heard about a company, Ubi Interactive, that has a product that could turn any surface into a touch screen. During that conversation, we... Continue Reading →
Last March, I did a post on SAP and their commitment to the Windows platform and to the Windows tablets. At that time, SAP had published 6 apps to the Windows Store and have made a public commitment to move their sales force to the Microsoft Surface Pro for their mobility scenarios. I want to... Continue Reading →
Today, Delta published a press release that “more than 19,000 Delta Airlines attendants will begin using Windows Phone 8 handsets.” The airlines attendants will be using these devices to better serve their customers, including: Near real-time credit card processing for on-board purchases, including upgrades to Delta's popular Economy Comfort seating. On-board Economy Comfort upgrades will... Continue Reading →
OnStar LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of GM Holdings LLC.) has just published their RemoteLink Windows App to the Windows Phone Store. The app currently has 26 reviews with an average rating of 4.5 stars. Here is the official Press Release. I think this is perfect timing for the upcoming winter months (especially if you... Continue Reading →
Are you getting ready to go back to school? Here is a new ad that shows how Windows 8 and the Lenovo Yoga can simplify your life (compared to the iPad). Tag line? How about “Have fun and get your homework done.”
Windows 8.1 will generally be available on October 18th. You can read about it at Blogging Windows Sorry for short post... I am on vacation but wanted to get this out to you.