Release after release, Microsoft pushes Windows forward. Yet the operating system is continually undermined by the "value-focused" low-end machines pushed by the majority of OEMs. This race to the bottom has tarnished Windows for a decade and now threatens to derail Windows 8. Microsoft must do something to stop the crap before it's too late! Attack of the Craptops The … [Read more...] about Microsoft: Kill the Craptops Before They Destroy Windows!
Lots of folks are shopping for new laptop computers right now (me included), so I thought I would put down a few words on what I consider to be the key elements separating a great buy from a mistake. This is only my own opinion, of course, and my Apple- and storage-geek status might taint the results. But what can you do? It's my blog after all! You might also want to read my … [Read more...] about What To Look For In A Laptop (Holiday 2010 Edition)
This love letter goes out to Dell. I hope they're listening, because I want them to succeed and thrive and sell millions of computers. But they're sure making it hard for me to buy just one. Here's my story. The Computer Dell has a lock on the low-mid range laptop market. They seem to have dozens of models priced between $450 and $600 (after sales and promotions) with all the … [Read more...] about Dear Dell: Why Is It So Hard To Buy From You?