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Tablets For Offices | iPad Pro| Surface Pro 4

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 17, 2016 @ 08:02 AM

Tablets are becoming power tools for many businesses.  The challenge is to decide which to support either the Apple series or the Microsoft Surface series.  

In the consumer market certainly iPads in their many versions dominate simply because they are easy to use, have tons of apps available and familiar.  The challenge they sometimes present in business however is their compatibility with software packages like ERP systems and others which are largely Microsoft OS based and often the main tool of a business.  

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Topics: Microsoft Surface

Microsoft Windows 8 May Be a Winner For You or Something to Avoid

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Nov 3, 2012 @ 10:11 AM

As I watch the discussions in the IT community about the relative merits of Windows 8 I can't help but wonder if Microsoft's big gamble will pay off.  Since they have such a dominant position in the desktop OS market on the surface is seems strange that they have introduced a new OS that seems to be more focused on mobile than the desktop.  Opinions vary on whether this was a mistake or good strategy.

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Topics: Computer, Software, Windows 8, Microsoft Surface, IT support

Samsung Launches SUR40 Surface Touch Tabletop in Canada

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Mar 7, 2012 @ 07:03 AM

Samsung Canada has recently launched a new 40 inch tabletop style touch LCD screen which can revolutionize the way people interact with information.  Using Microsoft Surface software as its operating system the SUR40 from Samsung is a remarkable device.

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Topics: Computer, Software, Microsoft Surface, Samsung