How Microsoft can fix Surface

Here's what Microsoft needs to do with the Surface 2 to right the ship, and take a serious run at Apple and Google in the tablet market.

Tablet surge continues

Analyst firm IDC says tablet shipments will top PC shipments in Q4 2013.

Invest like a Billionaire

You may not have access to billions of dollars to channel into the market, but that doesn't mean you don't have access to the brains of those who do.

Will Nexus 7 display follow in footsteps of iPad Mini?

If reading magazines, news sites, and using apps like Flipboard, Facebook and News360 then the wider screen on the iPad Mini is far better.

Feedly steps in

Feedly is the best Google Reader replacement I could find.

Next-gen 7″ Tablets: Nexus to beat iPad Mini to market

If the refreshed 7-incher does launch in July it will give Google at least a quarter, possibly more, to take sales away from Apple.

Samsung on top

On the heels of the Galaxy S4 launch, Samsung was able to outsell Apple, HTC, Nokia, Motorola, BlackBerry and every other notable smartphone maker in May.

Console Wars: Can Microsoft win again, this time with Xbox “Durango”?

Last year the entertainment and devices devision pulled in $4.24 billion in revenue. Microsoft said that there are now 66 million Xbox 360 consoles and 18 million Kinect sensors. Xbox LIVE has 40 million members globally.

Google Now for iPad, iPhone

It might seem trivial at first, just getting sports scores, weather, travel information and other day-to-day info snacks. Use Google Now for a few months, though, and you begin to realize the value of the service.

Microsoft is in the game

After spending time with RT and now with a Pro version of the Surface tablet, I've realized what Microsoft needs to do next to double its tablet market share.