On January 6, 2001, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates delivered the keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
I was eagerly anticipating this trip to Mexico City for a lot of reasons, but one is to test my more mobile computing setup. And so far, it’s worked out nicely.
A former Microsoft executive who figured prominently in the software giant’s Internet push of the 1990s has a crazy new idea for the company.
I’m not sure that the world is waiting for yet another iPhone 13 Pro review, but I’m working on mine. In the meantime, here’s one data point to consider.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, it was a good weekend for sports, a bad weekend for Netflix pricing, and all the services make it hard to find things.
Our path to Mexico was inspired by some pandemic-era research and a dawning realization that everything would change.
Microsoft should have ended the year 2000 on a triumphant note, but an economic downturn and internal worries about .NET made for a dour holiday.
Netflix announced it was raising the price of its subscription streaming service by $1 to $2 per month depending on the plan.
Over a month after Google promised to fix a sweeping set of issues with the Pixel 6 series handsets, it has a new release date scheduled for the update.
Microsoft had to deliver on its sweeping promises for .NET and a new generation of Windows. It would fail on both counts.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Paul ruins the fun, Apple shouldn't be copied, and computers are selling.
While most of Microsoft’s public .NET pronouncements involved web services, .NET also brought a major upgrade to Windows app development.
On this edition of the Sams Report, Windows is doing well, Data Centers are not, and Surface Go goes dark.
Microsoft announced that it will review the effectiveness of its sexual harassment and gender discrimination policies.
Not sure why this is news per se, but Microsoft confirmed this week that it stopped making Xbox One consoles over a year ago.
PC makers sold 344.3 million PCs in 2021, a gain of 16 percent over the previous year, marking the third consecutive year of growth.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss new Windows 11 builds, Start 11, the race to AR/XR, Microsoft, new Surface PCs, xbox, and much more.
In 2000, Microsoft was working to modernize Visual Basic for the .NET era and make its capabilities available to C# as well.
The latest build of Windows 11 previews several new features, including a new calling experience for the Your Phone app.
Stardock today released Start11 v1.1 for Windows 10/11 with support for folders, app icon configuration and other new features.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Paul has a case of the Mondays, Windows XP themes, and updating apps.
Niko Partners reported this week that Microsoft has now sold over 12 million Xbox Series X and S consoles despite global supply chain issues.
Sony confirmed this week that it will continue making its previous-generation PlayStation 4 console through the end of 2022.
Mozilla today released the latest version of its flagship web browser, Firefox 96, adding several new features and fixes.
With .NET 6 now available, I’ve been looking over the four versions of .NETpad that I created a few years back to see how they can be modernized.
Linux Mint announced that it will keep Mozilla Firefox as its distribution’s default web browser, but with some major changes.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Paul has a different mic, iMessage might be a problem, and phone upgrades.