Looking at Microsoft's strategy of positioning its Surface lineup as premium, aspirational devices, I think I can explain the ever-escalating prices.
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Microsoft never releases hard numbers for Surface sales but I wonder if we can calculate sales figures for Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book.
On this episode, Paul's insanity meets it match, Brad gets vomited on and we talk about how Microsoft has the best 2FA system.
Apple's 2FA experience is far from perfect, they have a lot to learn from Microsoft who has managed to make using additional layers of security fast and fluid.
This one is personal. And while all technology can be frustrating at times, I've never run into anything quite like Skype.
On this episode, a plumber keeps interrupting us, Paul has an issue with Cortana/IOT and I finally got my screen to align.
The murky situation with Cortana-based devices is in keeping with my philosophy that Microsoft just can't stop punching itself in the face.
On this episode we count to a million a few times, Paul forgets to turn on a studio light, and Cortana keeps on blinking.
Microsoft has released new usage figures for Cortana and while the numbers are large, they don't tell the entire story about how it is used or how Siri/Google New measure up.
On this episode, Brad plays with his camera and wasted 10 minutes before recording, Paul has a fan, and we talk about CES and what you hope to see.
It's Monday which means it's time to talk about mobile but there is also big news out of the Surface camp today which can't be ignored.
I've resisted writing about Apple's new MacBook Pro since it was announced in October. But this product requires discussion.
Windows 10 is wonderful but controversial, and 2016 was in many ways a landmark year for Microsoft's last great desktop platform.
On this episode of Frist Ring Daily, we cover all the major announcements from Microsoft including the shift in strategy with ARM and cover the usual segments as well.
No matter if you pronounce it with a soft or hard G, the gif image format has made a roaring comeback the past few years and there are many free apps that make the creation process easy.
Remember Satya Nadella's claim about the "ultimate mobile device"? Surprise: It's a PC, not a phone.
Make no mistake when it comes to virtual reality (VR). It's not a fad. And it's only going to get better over time.
Brad's back from London, Paul is playing with VR and it's Mobile Monday on First Ring Daily.
What are we to make of rumors that Microsoft will belatedly move its Cortana-based digital assistant technologies into the living room?
Nokia will formally re-enter the smartphone market in early 2017 with a family of Android-based handsets. But make no mistake: This is not the Nokia of old.
Brad is still in London but it's all about Brexit and of course, it's Wednesday too which means it's time for We Help Wednesday.
Taking a screenshot is a simple feature of Windows but there are tools available that can improve the experience and several of them have advanced features that are worth exploring.
The Essentials is a new weekly column where I talk about what we (Paul and I) use to write, work and honestly, survive the work week.
On this episode, we talk about how we write and also about the significant shift in computing that will occur if Microsoft can successfully emulate x86 on ARM.
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