Stephen Legler Blog Reboot

It’s been about 3.5 years since my last post on this personal blog site.  When I first launched my blog, it’s primary focus was on technology interests as an employee working for Microsoft.  Since the last post, my position has changed (from a Windows Technical Architect to a Surface Solutions Specialist) and the means by... Continue Reading →

Thanks Google–Using My Picture?

The Verge:  Google will start using your picture to sell products to friends Source Google users will soon find themselves unwittingly advertising products for the company, thanks to a massive change Google is making to its terms of service. First reported by the New York Times, the change categorizes a user's follows, comments, and +1s... Continue Reading →

Surface 2 Launch Event

Unfortunately, I was away today so I haven’t had a chance to put together a post on the new Surface 2.  Until then, if you would like to watch the Surface 2 Launch Event On-Demand, you can watch the 1 hour 5 minutes video here. I would love to hear your thoughts.

Microsoft’s Buyback Program

Are you wishing you can trade in your old iPad, iPhone or other device to a new Windows Phone or Tablet? GOOD NEWS… Microsoft is giving you up to $350* towards your older technology.  To see details and “how to,” go to Microsoft’s Corporate Buyback Program. (pic from website) *Your Trade Up value is subject... Continue Reading →

Microsoft to acquire Nokia

  Today, Microsoft announced its plans to acquire Nokia’s Devices and Services businesses including key patents.  You can read all about it from Microsoft’s News Center.  There will be more to share… the press conference is currently live at this moment. Microsoft and Nokia Partnership This acquisition stems from a strong partnership that has been... Continue Reading →

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 →

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