This week on What The Tech: It’s been nearly a week since Microsoft launched the Consumer Preview of Windows 8. Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurrott discuss the new OS. What do they think now that it’s been a few days.Andrew debates whether or not Windows 8 will work well for laptop users. Andrew and Paul also discuss Apple’s upcoming iPad event. Could Apple possibly also announce an actual Apple TV? Also, what changes might we see with the next generation of the iPad.
It's been a while since the last What I Use, but there haven't been many major changes since late last year: Surface Pro 3 has become my go-to travel companion, I've added a third cellphone line for testing Windows Phone, Android and iPhone side-by-side, and have rotated through some new tablets and other devices. We've also switched from FIOS to Comcast and added to our set-top box collection....More
This has been a great year for Windows Phone users in so many ways. Not only did we just get a major, major OS update in Windows Phone 8.1, but Microsoft and a variety of third parties have been busy launching an unprecedented number of new and improved apps on the platform as well. With all that in mind—and with the understanding that this is just a slice in time—here's a peek at what I'm using on my own Windows Phone handset....More