Showing posts from July, 2014

Samsung Ad Battle

Samsung is trying to point out the big hole in the iPhone armoury - it's battery. IPhone owners have a battery that can't be replaced and some journalists say is under-powered. IPhone 6 rumours have speculated that Apple are going to put in a super battery to stop the habit of constant charging and a bigger battery is the number one request from iphone owners. The only problem with a bigger battery is that you need a bigger phone to put it in. Iphone owners are really demanding and want a slimmer iphone. Playing on this dilemma Samsung have highlighted the problems of low battery power and arguably chipped away just a little more at the image of Apple products.  

We're Back!

Yes my Surface Pro tablet/pc has arrived back. Microsoft didn't fix it they replaced the device. In the meantime they launched a Surface Pro 3 at an incredible price. My Surface Pro is essentially a tablet. A 10 inch screen that is highly portable but does run Windows Pro 8.1. That means you can install Office and other apps and actually use it for something useful. You wouldn't use my Surface Pro as a real PC most of the time. This contrasts with IOS on the iPad and Android tablets that are more single use devices. There is nothing wrong with single use tablets but as it turned out Microsoft make a good tablet. The problem with Surface is lack of maturity as a tablet OS. There is a massive contrast between the tablet experience of Surface and the PC experience. That's why I spent a little extra on the 'pro' edition so I could use real Windows applications. Although the big move in the consumer space is towards the 'app' and the 'browser' there are p