Apple vs. Microsoft: A User Review

by Richard Woods   Apple has long been known to have their own “ecosystem”; however, Microsoft is quickly coming around with their own. But how many people really get to experience both of these ecosystems to an extent that they can put them up against each other side by side? I do and I will. Originally, I was planning for this to be a 5-part series. It would consist of an Introduction, a comparison of…

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Windows 8.1 Makes a Common Sense Use to NFC!

So today Microsoft rolled out some more features that will be coming to Windows 8.1, and if you read my previous posts, you’d see that I’ve already declared Windows 8.1 to be “The World’s Most Advanced Operating System” and yes, that is a play on the headline from Apples web site on it’s iOS page. We’ve all seen the Samsung commercials where the Galaxy user taps his phone against another Galaxy touting the device’s ability…

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Windows 8.1: The World’s Most Advanced Operating System

by Richard Woods   When I thought of what I was going to call this, a number of titles crossed my mind. Among those was “Microsoft, Start Your Buttons”, because the “return of the Start Button” seems to be the main headline surrounding Windows 8.1 along with the ability to boot straight to the desktop. I found it interesting that the two biggest headlines around Windows’ biggest update since its release are the two features…

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Microsoft: The Smart Bet

Windows 8 has been on the shelves for a whole six months so and here’s a shocker: it turns out that people don’t like being forced to relearn how to use their computers after using the same method for the last twenty years. Everything was fine the way that it was. You turned on your pc, clicked the Start button, hovered the mouse over programs, and clicked on whatever program you wanted to open. And…

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