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The Snap: No matter how much Microsoft tries to fix Windows 8 by retrogressing — like restoring the start menu and rediscovering the desktop — until they confront the travesty that is the Windows Store their mobile ...
It's time Microsoft scrapped it and started over.

Windows Store Is Awful

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The Snap: No matter how much Microsoft tries to fix Windows 8 by retrogressing — like restoring the start menu and rediscovering the desktop — until they confront the travesty that is the Windows Store their mobile devices will stay in third place, possibly forever. The Download: With the coming launch of Windows 10, the [&hellip
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The Snap: Microsoft as launched the next installment of its Windows Operating System. Called Windows 10, the new platform doesn't much offer new features as bring back old ones. The start menu is back, though it looks ...
Microsoft Learns A Hard Lesson, Again.

Windows 10: More Desktop Less Mobile Device

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The Snap: Microsoft as launched the next installment of its Windows Operating System. Called Windows 10, the new platform doesn’t much offer new features as bring back old ones. The start menu is back, though it looks more like a hybrid of the start screen, and the desktop is more prominent with the ability to [&hellip
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The Snap: Apple held its Worldwide Developer Conference this past week. I saw some highlights from it while I was off trail. My overall takeaway from the conference was "blah." There was no earth shattering announcement. ...
Apple FTL

APPLE NEVER HAD A CHANCE

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The Snap: Apple held its Worldwide Developer Conference this past week. I saw some highlights from it while I was off trail. My overall takeaway from the conference was “blah.” There was no earth shattering announcement. The major announcements according to the brief highlights I saw were longer batter life, iOS and Mac OS imp
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The Snap: My last few posts about Microsoft have been quite positive. I have commented that their UC solution is in a better position than Cisco and that there are a lot of nice features to the Surface tablet. This does ...

MICROSOFT CAN STILL BE ANNOYING

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The Snap: My last few posts about Microsoft have been quite positive. I have commented that their UC solution is in a better position than Cisco and that there are a lot of nice features to the Surface tablet. This does not however mean that they are perfect and they do not do things that [&hellip
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The Snap: Earlier this week, I had an opportunity to speak at the AppNation conference in San Francisco (that's me, above). Although I've done a few other speaking engagements this year -- including ones at ...

THE “WAIT AND SEE” DEATH SPIRAL

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The Snap: Earlier this week, I had an opportunity to speak at the AppNation conference in San Francisco (that’s me, above). Although I’ve done a few other speaking engagements this year — including ones at Salesforce.com’s Dreamforce event (recorded here) and Social Media Intelligence 2012 in Atlanta — this o
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[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="529"] You will use Clippy, and you will like it.[/caption] The Snap Microsoft has finally released specific pricing details for its Surface RT tablets, which the company ...

MAYBE STEVE BALLMER JUST DOESN’T WANT OUR BUSINESS

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The Snap Microsoft has finally released specific pricing details for its Surface RT tablets, which the company announced back in June but has yet to start selling. The base Surface model, with 32 GB of storage, costs $499. For a $599 price tag, the same model includes a keyboard cover that essentially transforms the tablet [&hellip

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