Mitchell Ashley


Photoshop Templates Divulge More About Windows Phone 7 User Interface

Microsoft's taking bold risks with Windows Phone 7, sporting the new "Metro" user interface that's designed from the ground up. No Windows Mobile 6.5 makeover here. While I'm pretty much holding back judgment on the new Microsoft...

Top 10 Apple iPhone 4 Press Conference Responses and Why Microsoft Is To Blame

Here's a tongue-in-cheek look at the top 10 possible announcements Apple will make at today's iPhone 4 press conference. 1. A $29.99 “bumper” case available in August will solve the antenna problem. 2. The “bumper” case will be...

Windows XP SP2 All Set For Retirement. XP SP3 or Windows 7?

Windows XP SP2 has proven itself the stalwart of recent Windows operating system versions. Many organizations opted to stay on XP (SP2 or SP3) for some time, bypassing the Vista upgrade and hold out for a viable Windows 7. It's akin...

Will iPhone 4's FaceTime See Much Face Time?

In many ways the iPhone 4 launch was a tale of two cities; Apple innovating with elegant hardware improvements in size, weight, screen and antenna, and Apple playing catchup with other features lagging in the iPhone OS, such as...

Did iPhone apps, movies, music or web surfing kill AT&T's unlimited usage plan?

iPhone, Google Android phones, Windows 7 Mobile, SmartPhones, etc… More cellular data bandwidth is always better, right? If you can get an unlimited plan, that's better right? Maybe, if you're willing to pay for it…and now, only if...

Apple iPad - The Netbook/Tablet PC/Low End Laptop Killer

Well, I'm impressed with what Apple's put in the new iPad. My view on the iPad? It will be a big hit. iPad is a Kindle, netbook, tablet PC and (to some degree) low end laptop killer. The iPad is also a viable alternative to laptop...

7 Apple iTablet/iSlate/iPad Rumors That Will Live Or Die

Wow, there's nearly as much interest in today's Apple iTablet/iSlate/iPad announcement as there was back with the original Macintosh. The amount of rumors and wild speculation, including product mockups and videos... it's simply...

Will Microsoft Lose the Tablet Market to Apple Too?

Microsoft's failing to even show a heartbeat of a mobile OS response to the Apple iPhone and Google Android is not new news. The next shoe to fall may be the tablet market, with tomorrow's expected announcement of the iSlate,...

Steve Ballmer: Google Android "just some words on paper". You can say the same about Windows Mobile 7 today.

Google Android is winning over customers, whether Microsoft's Steve Ballmer wants to admit it or not. In a Tokyo press conference in 2007, Ballmer referred to Google's upcoming Android OS as "just some words on paper right now" and...

Google's Loss in China is Microsoft's Gain

Big topic this week… Google retaliates against China's government attacks on Google's intellectual property and human rights activists email accounts. Ballmer say's we'll stay and obey Chinese laws. There's an old saying; "don't get...

In The Face Of Overwhelming Functionality

SharePoint team site, .NET application, iPhone app, or web application; no matter the type, I've learned (mostly the hard way) that creating software isn't necessarily about creating the most functionality or relying on added...

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