Category Archives: Technology

Windows 10 Mobile UX & Xbox One dashboard – GROSS!

Up until recently, I considered my myself a Microsoft fanboy.  One of the main requirements of being a Microsoft fanboy, according to myself, is that they could do no wrong with their products.  Then came Windows 10 Mobile.  What a disgusting mess.  … Continue reading

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Love/Hate relationship with Microsoft these days

People know me as a fan of all things Microsoft.  I preach about their software, hardware, retail presence, and customer service.  I am sometimes critical of the decisions Microsoft makes, but usually can see things from their point of view.  … Continue reading

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What I use: January 2014

Hardware: My main computer is a Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop sporting an i3 Intel processor  running Windows 8.1 (originally had Windows 7).  I use it to do photo and video editing.  I do audio podcast editing with it as well. In … Continue reading

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Battery Saver: Windows Phone has it, but Android doesn’t.

The other day, my coworker, Deb, showed me her new Android device, which is actually her first smartphone.  She purchased the HTC One.  In my opinion, the phone has spectacular hardware, but lousy software…  She was hoping to get the Nokia … Continue reading

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Windows Phone game: Alex: Mayan Mysteries

I’m not a big fan of games on mobile devices other than Scrabble-type games.  On-screen joysticks/controls drive me crazy and never seem to work well.  Then I found out about “Alex: Mayan Mysteries”.  It’s a side-strolling adventure game that has … Continue reading

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Search with Bing – GET FREE STUFF!

If you sign up with Bing’s Reward Program, you can get stuff simply by using Microsoft’s search engine.  Just sign up here. How it works: Click here. Click on “Join Now”. Sign up with Facebook OR Microsoft account (small print). … Continue reading

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Tried getting a position in Best Buy’s Windows Store…

If you haven’t heard, Microsoft is opening specialty stores within many Best Buy locations. As soon as I read that, I jumped on Best Buy’s website and uploaded my resume. A few hours later, I got a phone call asking … Continue reading

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