This week on What The Tech: Paul Thurrott talks about writing his new Windows 8 Secrets book. Andrew and Paul discuss the Smoke Windows Phone contest controversy. Does Microsoft rig the contest so no one can win? Paul answers questions about the upcoming launch of the Nokia Lumia 900. Will AT&T offer updates for the Lumia 900 after it’s released? Andrew and Paul also discuss Android and the iPhone compared to Windows Phone. Is there a superior platform? And Andrew asks Paul what he thinks of employers asking employees for their Facebook password. Is that even legal?
Every so often, I publish an updated version of my “What I Use” document, which details the technology products and services I actually use day-to-day. Since I’m currently on my third business trip in five weeks, this is perhaps an ideal time to discuss the technology products I rely on when I travel and a few related points....More
Lots of changes since November, including a new PC-based home server running Windows 8, several new smart phones, new PCs and tablets, new cloud backup, Office 365 Home Premium and a nice doubling of my Internet speeds courtesy of Verizon FIOS....More