Windows 8.1 has RTM’d

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.

Ballmer to retire within 12 months

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 →

Instagram for Windows Phone

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 →

Turn ANY surface into a Touch Screen

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 →

Delta adopts Windows Phones for 19,000 airlines attendants

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 →

Windows 8.1 GA Announced

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.

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