iOS 7 Beta 3: It Actually Works!

By Richard Woods iOS 7 Beta 3 is finally here and it is actually starting to resemble an operating system in that it actually operates. In the first two iterations of iOS 7 Beta, some of Apple’s own apps didn’t even work, such as Podcasts and the Apple Store. The first beta was about rolling out the preview and it seemed that the second was about rolling out the preview to the iPad. My findings…

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Microsoft vs. Apple: Part 5, Windows Phone vs. iPhone

by Richard Woods Just in case you haven’t been following along at my blog at fortheloveoftech.com, it’s a tie ballgame between Microsoft and Apple at 2-2. The Surface Pro beat the new MacBook Air due to the tablet form factor and the touch screen but the iPad beat the Surface RT because of the number of apps available, the 4:3 aspect ratio, the games, and the entertainment value. The Windows RT 8.1 Preview overpowered the…

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Microsoft vs. Apple: Part 3, Surface RT vs. iPad

by Richard Woods Welcome to part 3 of the ongoing mission to compare the Apple and Microsoft ecosystems and solve the age old question of which is better. Let’s recap. We’ve decided that the Microsoft Surface Pro edges out its Apple counterpart, the all new MacBook Air (despite having a battery that lasts twice as long) due to the touch screen and the ability to use it as a tablet. Then, we decided that Windows…

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Microsoft vs. Apple: Part 2, iOS 7 Beta 2 vs. Windows RT 8.1 Preview

by Richard Woods Since part one of this series was a comparison of the Surface Pro and the new MacBook Air, part two was originally going to be a comparison of the iPad and the Surface RT, but there is just so much stuff going on right now! iOS 7 beta 2 was just released and it is finally available for the iPad and the day after that we got the preview release of Windows…

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