Microsoft has reached out to ZDNet and assured us that if you buy a Surface RT and return it in good condition within the time allotted, the return will be accepted.
Part mad scientist, part celebrity author, and part shadowy government advisor, CBS Interactive's Distinguished Lecturer David Gewirtz warps space/time with neat hacks, cool do-it-yourself projects, business survival tips, and commentary that peels paint.
David Gewirtz, Distinguished Lecturer at CBS Interactive, is an author, U.S. policy advisor, and computer scientist. He is featured in the History Channel special The President's Book of Secrets and is a member of the National Press Club.
David Gewirtz showcases three days in the life of a typical consumer, originally excited by the Microsoft Surface RT tablet, who eventually becomes more and more upset and disappointed. David predicts this scenario will be repeated over and over in real life.
Now we know why they refused to call it the iPad 3. They knew they were going to replace this thing in a few months, and didn't want the name to stick.
The Microsoft Surface RT doesn't seem to fit any one target customer profile particularly well. In this in-depth analysis, former product marketing director David Gewirtz subjects the Surface RT to a series of product marketing questions and comes away concerned.
Believe it or not, there's a small business lesson in this article. But first you'll have to get past the zombies. Isn't that always the way?
With the VM solution, it's possible to have and test a theory, no muss, no fuss, and no hassle. All in about 10 minutes.
Using the robots.txt sledgehammer properly can help you clean up loose ends in your search results. Use it wrong, and you could, effectively, nuke yourself off the Internet.
Given that Microsoft has left so much other traditional functionality in Windows 8, the removal of the Start menu is a marketing decision only. It's not like it's hard to code.
David needed to combine audio from a telephone conversation and video from a screen meeting into one recording. It took some hoop jumping, but with the help of some nifty software, he got his recording.
We learn about what happens when the year runs out, plus we recognize our first Official DIY-IT Helpie McHelpypants Acknowledgement recipient.