Microsoft aims to make iPad an underdog with Windows 8

Will Windows 8 tablets hurt iPad market share? (Credit: Brooke Crothers) Microsoft reportedly hopes to push Apple’s worldwide iPad market share under 50 percent by the middle of 2013 with Windows 8-based tablets , Digitimes reports today, citing unnamed sources. Microsoft is currently helping its many third-party vendors, including Dell, HP, and Acer, get...

Stupid game lets you destroy parts of NYT story about stupid games

 by Steve Myers Published Apr. 4, 2012 9:57 am Updated Apr. 4, 2012 2:37 pm The Times has figured out a great way to increase time-on-site (and destroy our productivity) by illustrating a story about our obsession with “stupid games ” with a game that lets you shoot and destroy parts of its website. Don’t like that navigation? Fire away. Find Maureen Dowd...

Hulu Plus Arrives on Seven Android Tablets. With a Brand New Style.

Hulu Plus Arrives on Seven Android Tablets. With a Brand New Style.

March 29th, 2012 by Rajiv Makhijani and Zachary Pinter Software Developers Today marks a very special day for us at Hulu. From the beginning, our focus has been to bring the world’s most beloved TV shows and movies to entertainment fans whenever they want, wherever they want. This not only means launching Hulu Plus on every device in the market, but also doing...

Boot to the ‘Classic’ desktop in Windows 8 Consumer Preview

By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes | March 14, 2012, 11:39am PDT Summary: Quite involved, and a little rough round the edges, but it works. Question from today’s mailbox: I’m testing out the Windows 8 Consumer Preview (I have to … it’s my job) but I have no use for Metro of the Metro Start Screen. In fact, I hate it with the white-hot passion of a thousand suns and hate...

Parker, Fanning: Napster was still better than what we have now

Although new services like Spotify and Rdio offer users the ability to legally listen to vast collections of music at no cost, Napster’s founders lament that music sharing today is still behind 1999. Napster founders Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning spoke at SXSW today, and lamented that music services today are still behind what they built as teenagers....