Because of the Coronavirus, this edition of Short Takes looks at a lot of virus-related collateral damage, including Microsoft Build 2020, Apple’s retail stores, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft’s ability to manufacture hardware, and even the DOD JEDI contract. OK, that one isn’t related to the Coronavirus.
Microsoft is planning a hardware event for the Spring, here is what you can expect for the new Book 3 and Go 2 hardware.
Back in May of 2018, Microsoft made a big splash by announcing the Surface Hub 2. The hardware was the follow-up to the successful Surface Hub but the company was pushing the software and hardware in an ambitious new direction.
Because Microsoft announced its most recent quarterly earnings this week, this edition of Short Takes is going to obsess over the results, with a deeper dive into key parts of the business.
Because millennials always have the answers, this week’s edition of Short Takes looks at Slack’s response to a Microsoft rip-off, Amazon suing over Microsoft’s JEDI contract, Salesforce’s unlikely Microsoft partnership, and so much more.
Microsoft is delaying the release of its Surface EarBuds until the spring but the company isn't saying why or when exactly they will be released.
Microsoft's newest Surface device, the Surface Pro X, may look familiar on the outside but inside its brand new from the ground up. But with a new chip, new version of Windows, and a new form factor is it ready for the first-line worker or should you wait for a revision first?
Microsoft's larger Surface Laptop 3 is branching out to use an AMD chip but you may want the business version instead.
Because it’s that time of the quarter, this edition of Short Takes looks solely at Microsoft’s quarterly earnings report, which was huge for Commercial Cloud, Microsoft 365, and Windows, and not so much for Surface and Xbox. Right. Nothing changed.
In a world where laptops are bending, twisting, and folding, if you are looking for a vanilla laptop, the choices are not as plentiful as you may think, Enter the brand-new, 15in, Surface Laptop 3 from Microsoft, a vanilla laptop that comes in a variety of flavors colors. Because I have only had this device [...]
Because corporate executives are paid far too much, this edition of Short Takes looks at top Microsoft executive salaries, an ironic Windows 10 patch, a presidential candidate who mocked Bing, Apple’s most pointless stat ever, and much, much more.
Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 celebrated its first birthday, here's how my device has held up during the first year of availability.
Microsoft has a new pair of earbuds that don't come cheap but they also integreat with Office 365.
Microsoft has announced hardware updates to the Surface Pro, Surface Laptop, and the company is also launching a brand-new tablet that uses an ARM chip and features LTE connectivity.
Because I know nothing, nothing, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s new privacy fight, Windows 10’s usage successes, a Surface event in New York next week, .NET Core 3.0, and much, much more.