October 2012 Entries
I got on this site after attending one of Jeff's session at Day of .NET. Have been trying to blog since. My schedule was spotty at best, so I can't imagine what amount of work Jeff has put into the site so that people like us can put our 2 cents out there, track our own development progress, and just simply document our learning.
Thanks, Jeff. And hope you will still blog here!
Today is the second day I'm using a Windows 8 laptop. Load up time is fast, and changing applications is very smooth. However, I keep finding myself hitting the windows key (double-clicking a PDF file, and, what? How do I get back?)
Other than that, the experience has been fine. So far this has not been any worse than other windows upgrade experience I had so far. No bad news is good news here.
Really cannot describe the disappointment felt at this moment. A month ago there was rumor out there saying Surface tablet will be around $200. Even though everybody agreed at the time that's not possible, or fair to Microsoft partners, the expectation was set.According to Paul Thurrott (http://www.winsupersite.co... the tablet starts at $499, but without the keyboard cover (Seriously, this is like offering Lincoln with manual shift). ......
It was on first floor near the Apple store (Apple store is on 2nd floor). But since I was with wife and kids, I didn't linger...Mary Jo Foley, as always, had the scoop: http://www.zdnet.com/micros... the question is whether to wait for the intel-based one; I guess the question before that one is whom I'm getting this tablet for.Still sworn off smartphone...[UPDATE 2012-10-16]This post was made minutes before another one, which destroyed ......