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Lenovo Laptop with 2nd Screen – Please Don’t Do That

From the “No body needs that, so please don’t” department: At CES 2020 Lenovo announced a new ThinkBook Plus with a 10.8-inch E ink display on the lid. This is a really really bad idea that is a very bad User eXperience (UX) design. This is what happens when tech companies do something just because they can, even when they shouldn’t.

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Ballmer finally admits Microsoft having problems selling Surface and Windows 8

In a report from The Verge Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer finally admits during an internal town hall event earlier this week that: “We built a few more devices than we could sell” Well done Captain Obvious !!!  But wait…. There’s more.  Stevie B also apparently had another epiphany, cause he also said: …

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Microsoft Anti-iPad Ads Clever but a Sad Attempt

With Microsoft’s latest anti-iPad ad, they are starting to look sad and pathetic. (I’m being generous here – they’ve look sad from the beginning). Microsoft Releases New Anti-iPad Ad Highlighting Surface Accessories MacRumors – Friday July 19, 2013 This one highlights the Surface stand, keyboard and USB port.  It’s sad cause …

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Microsoft Forced to Slash Surface RT Prices & Reorganize company

Microsoft ads say…..  Surface is better than iPad. Microsoft actions say…..  Well…. Actually…..Aaaaa.  No, not really.  The Surface sucks so bad we have to slash prices.  Microsoft Shuffles Executives  MacRumors – Thursday, July 11, 2013 Microsoft is stealing from Apple again… “Microsoft hopes that its new focus on unity may help …

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Tablet Market Projected to Surpass Notebooks in 2013, Total PC Market in 2015

More stats to support a Post PC Era paradigm shift.  Tablet’s forecasted to blow past PCs – From this story on MacRumors.  (Blue line in the graph on the right) From April: Research Firm: PC Sales Plunge as Windows 8 Flops “Unfortunately, it seems clear that the Windows 8 launch not only …

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