Pender's Blog

Blog archive

The Whole iPad Thing is Really Taking Off

We still think that they look ridiculous (and your editor still doesn't have one and isn't shopping), but people apparently love these iPad tablet thingies. Apple's currently selling them at a pace of about a million per month. That has left other computer makers racing to get tablets out the door -- Asustek and Micro-Star are talking about putting them out -- and Microsoft is wondering how on earth it's going to catch Apple in this market. Hey, Microsoft, how about Windows 7 tablets that work (almost) as well as iPads but are a lot cheaper and accessible for regular folks? Just a thought… And don't try to be cool this time. Just be functional. We don't need another Zune, thanks.

Posted by Lee Pender on June 02, 2010 at 11:56 AM


Featured

  • Linux Apps Support Comes to Cameyo Virtual App Delivery Service

    Cameyo on Wednesday announced that its Virtual App Delivery service now supports Linux applications, expanding from Windows apps support.Cameyo's Virtual App Delivery service has extended its support to Linux applications, the company announced on Wednesday.

  • Rackspace-Hosted Exchange Service Gets Hit with Ransomware Attack

    Managed services provider Rackspace issued an announcement on Tuesday confirming that its hosted Microsoft Exchange e-mail service was disrupted by a ransomware attack. Rackspace's hosted Microsoft Exchange e-mail service was disrupted by a ransomware attacks, the managed services provider confirmed on Tuesday.

  • Microsoft Turns to Partners for Azure Kubernetes Service Boost

    In a joint statement by Microsoft and Isovalent on Monday, the two companies announced that Microsoft's Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) will be receiving eBPF capabilities.

  • Microsoft Adds Privileged Identity Management Delegation to Azure Lighthouse

    The commercial release of Privileged Identity Management (PIM)-enabled Azure Lighthouse delegations is now available, Microsoft on Monday announced.