Windows Phone Day 2   The Apps

Windows Phone Day 2 The Apps

Disclosure: I was provided this phone from the Windows Phone team to test out. Opinions are my own, as always. If you missed the previous days, you can find them here: Life with a Windows Phone Day 1 – Nokia Lumia 920 Windows Phone Day 2 – The Apps Talking on the Windows Phone Day 3 Kid’s Corner on the Windows Phone Day 4 Maps and Navigation on the Windows Phone … Continue Reading →
Microsoft Surface Tablet First Impressions

Microsoft Surface Tablet First Impressions

I must admit I am a very happy camper that the Microsoft Surface is finally here in my hands! It felt like I had to wait forever for it to happen. Most of you know that I am part of the #WindowsChampions team (this is my 3rd year) and now I am also part of the #Surface team. Trust me when I say that being part of the team does … Continue Reading →
Samsung vs Apple

Samsung vs Apple

I love this new ad from Samsung – it compares the Samsung Galaxy SIII to the iPhone 5. I will still be talking more about using my new SIII, but this ad says the side-by-side specs better than I could. For those wondering, yes I am still very pleased with my decision to switch to the SIII. If you had to pick one, which would you choose? The Samsung Galaxy … Continue Reading →
Latest products from Apple

Latest products from Apple

Today Apple announced new products. While I did recently switch from my iPhone 4 to the Samsung Galaxy SIII, it does not mean I am anti-Apple. Here is a short recap of what was announced today for those of you who want to be in the know. iPhone 5 This was the biggest news of the day. A redesign of the iPhone was finally released. Larger screen at 4” (the … Continue Reading →
Surface Tablet Announced by Microsoft

Surface Tablet Announced by Microsoft

The geek in me is jumping up and down and drooling over this afternoon’s announcement of the Surface, Microsoft’s tablet! I have been waiting for this for a long time and I knew it would come at some point based on the upcoming Windows 8 platform. I love that they built in the kickstand and the cover turns into the keyboard even! Very clever! There will be two versions it … Continue Reading →
You Got a New Computer with Windows 7 – Now What?

You Got a New Computer with Windows 7 – Now What?

So you got a new computer with Windows 7 on it for xmas? Congratulations! Now go and get a copy of Windows 7 for Dummies. Seriously. I love the Dummies series of books and anytime I get a new operating system I buy the new Dummies book for it. When someone I know gets a new operating system I tell them to do the same thing. You can find it … Continue Reading →
Which Computer To Buy as a Gift? Desktop, Laptop, Netbook?

Which Computer To Buy as a Gift? Desktop, Laptop, Netbook?

As the prices of desktop, laptop/notebook, and netbook computers continues to go down, they have become really popular gift ideas. While it is a really nice idea to get someone a computer as a gift, you also need to be sure it is the kind of computer they can actually use. The biggest thing is to know the needs of who you are buying for. Find out the answers to … Continue Reading →
Good job Microsoft

Good job Microsoft

I’ve been using various models of Microsoft’s natural keyboards for many years now. You know, the funny looking ones with the keyboard split in half. For as much time as I am on the computer, I found that this keyboard style works best for me. I have to say I am very tough on keyboards. Apparently, I am a hard typer. My husband and son both tease me about how … Continue Reading →