Windows 10 Devices Launch

October 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Microsoft is launching Surface Pro 4, the Lumia 950 & 950 XL phones, Band 2, and maybe more. Read on – here’s my live blog of the event. Already, thanks to a snafu by Microsoft, we know the specs of the new Lumia flagship handsets: We also know that there will be a dock for these [...]

First Impressions – Intel Compute Stick

July 2, 2015 // 2 Comments

A nice little gadget appeared on my desk at work today: An Intel Compute Stick. Here are my first impressions of this device. Available at: Amazon.com Amazon UK Amazon Germany So what is an Intel Compute Stick? It’s a teeny tiny PC designed to plug into a HDMI display (monitor or TV). The [...]

Presenting Using Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter

February 19, 2015 // 6 Comments

Yesterday was the first time that I came “this close” to my prefect presenting peripherals setup. I’ve wanted to be able to present from a tablet without the tether of a VGA or HDMI cable for years but it has never been possible. I have tried various things, but none worked out … either the [...]

Lenovo Might Launch Windows 8.1 Version of Yoga Tablet

October 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

I love my Lenovo Yoga 8, an 8” Android tablet. It’s what keeps me sane while travelling, it’s my bedside reading machine, and it’s my “couch” machine for those evenings when I’m “meerkatting” in front of the TV. That’s why I was excited to see a story on WPCentral that thinks [...]

Windows 10 Is The Next Version of Windows

September 30, 2014 // 3 Comments

There’s no Windows 9. It’s called Windows 10. I know there’s got to be a story behind this, probably one that we’ll never here, and probably related to a change in management, and possibly direction. Thank frak they did not call it “Windows” or “Windows One”, both of which were [...]

New Microsoft Arc Touch Bluetooth Mouse

September 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Microsoft just announced a bunch of new peripherals, including the new Arc Touch Bluetooth Mouse. I still have the original Arc mouse, which I’ve loved for the many years that I’ve had it. In case you don’t know – I really like Microsoft’s mice and keyboards, especially their [...]

Playing With A New Low Spec Windows Tablet

August 29, 2014 // 2 Comments

I visited my employer’s stands at the Retail Trade Show in Dublin this week. I already knew most of the stuff there, but I got to put my hands on one of the new ultra-low spec Windows 8.1 “Update 1” tablets. ICYMI, the April 2014 Update for Windows 8.1 enables OEMs to sell lower spec [...]

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 – 8 Months Later

July 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

It was 8 months ago when I purchased my Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8, an 8” Android tablet. I raved about the form factor, price ($206.99 on Amazon.com, £150.99 on Amazon UK, €153.06 on Amazon Germany), and all that jazz. So how has the tablet worked out? I mentioned in my previous post that I was [...]
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