Windows 8 RT

Nokia Lumia 2520 – A Windows RT 8.1 Tablet Review

Written by on December 30, 2013 in Blog, Review, Tablets, Windows 8 RT with 5 Comments
Nokia Lumia 2520 – A Windows RT 8.1 Tablet Review

“Work. Play. Life. In perfect sync.” Intro I briefly had the Nokia Lumia 2520 when it was first released. Various issues were encountered, mainly OS and third-party app performance woes. However, there were many hardware features I was blown away by. After using 8-inch Windows 8.1 devices for over a month, I was happier with the […]

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8-on-8: Tweetium – A Twitter App Review for Windows 8.1 on 8″ Tablets

Written by on December 23, 2013 in Blog, Review, Tablets, Windows 8, Windows 8 RT with 4 Comments
8-on-8: Tweetium – A Twitter App Review for Windows 8.1 on 8″ Tablets

Intro “B-side Software Saves Windows 8!” It could be the title of my review. OK, it might be over-exaggerating just a bit. How about “B-side Software Saves The Modern UI!” Can we settle on that? Twitter is my most used service, and the app that links me to that service is of the utmost importance. […]

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Microsoft Project Siena – What’s in a name?

Written by on December 20, 2013 in Blog, Windows 8, Windows 8 RT with 0 Comments
Microsoft Project Siena – What’s in a name?

Yesterday the news hit everywhere that Microsoft had a Modern UI app unlike any other on the app store.  You may have read that first here at Surface Geeks too.  It was nice to see some big news outlets throw SG a bone by linking to the original news.  ZDNet here, Engadget here.  Thanks guys, […]

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Surface 2 – A Personal Experience Review

Written by on October 28, 2013 in Blog, Opinion, Review, Surface, Surface 2, Tablets, Windows 8 RT with 14 Comments
Surface 2 – A Personal Experience Review

Intro A week ago, I expected to have so much to say about the Surface 2. Fast forward, and I simply don’t. I am going to provide my thoughts on from using the Surface 2. However, I also have to explain why I no longer have it. The Surface 2 could be the perfect device […]

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1 Day Until Surface 2 – Scratching the Surface

Written by on October 21, 2013 in Blog, Opinion, Review, Surface, Surface 2, Tablets, Windows 8 RT with 0 Comments
1 Day Until Surface 2 – Scratching the Surface

Intro With Windows 8.1 installed on it, it is an even a more capable device that it was before. At $349, it’ll be hard to match in build quality and usability in a tablet form factor. On Tuesday, I will finally get my hands on the Surface 2. I expect Microsoft to take something good, […]

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8 Days Until Surface 2 – A Look At Surface RT, Part 3

Written by on October 14, 2013 in Blog, Review, Surface, Tablets, Windows 8 RT with 1 Comment
8 Days Until Surface 2 – A Look At Surface RT, Part 3

Intro Goodbye, Surface RT. You’ll be missed… but not for long. Surface 2 is just over a week away. I was planning to focus on the negatives this week, and the Surface seemed to know it. Although still my favorite tablet to date, the flaws came through this week. Usage I used the Surface daily […]

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15 Days Until Surface 2 – A Look At Surface RT, Part 2

Written by on October 7, 2013 in Blog, Opinion, Review, Surface, Tablets, Windows 8 RT with 0 Comments
15 Days Until Surface 2 – A Look At Surface RT, Part 2

Intro Please see my previous post on why I am talking about the Surface RT so close to the release of Surface 2. “What is that?” “Is that the new Surface 2?” “A Surface? I heard they weren’t very good.” “Wow, I am glad you like it as I am thinking of getting one soon.” Usage In […]

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22 Days Until Surface 2 – A Look At Surface RT

Written by on September 30, 2013 in Blog, Opinion, Review, Surface, Windows 8 RT with 0 Comments
22 Days Until Surface 2 – A Look At Surface RT

Intro Long story short, I spent the year testing multiple tablet and portable computers. I started the year with an iPad mini, and went through the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10, Asus Vivo Tab Smart (Windows 8) and Asus MemoPad 10 FHD (Android), the Samsung Ativ Tab (Windows RT), and even the Samsung Chromebook (ARM-based) […]

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Microsoft isn’t doomed but RT is one TK away from being banned

Written by on July 25, 2013 in Blog, Surface, Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 RT with 1 Comment
Microsoft isn’t doomed but RT is one TK away from being banned

That was a horrible headline but the gamers will get it.  One more team kill buddy and your outa here!  I also use “doomed” in the title because I’ve seen that word a few times this week and I keep asking myself if they aren’t doomed what will they do in the mobile space?  Let’s […]

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Why the Surface RT is great for kids

Written by on May 6, 2013 in Blog, Surface, Windows 8 RT
Why the Surface RT is great for kids

Kids and tablets were discussed on Surface Geeks 23 and listener dewain27 has a rebuttal in the forums!  This is a great write-up that I wanted to share with you and solicit your thoughts as well.  Give it a read in our forums. Why the Surface RT is great for kids

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