Bitter Grounds - espresso fueled ramblings

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Windows 9 press conference confirmed

Microsoft has finally confirmed a press conference to give us an official look at the new Windows 9 platform. The rumour mill has been going full tilt for over a week on whether we would see 9 at the end of the month, with leaked teasers of what might be. Mark your calendars for September 30th.

Improved sensors for the Surface keyboard

Microsoft has a new keyboard for their Surface tablets.  The Touch Ccover 2 has a fast response time and is a sleek 2.75mm thick.  Bonus, it's backwards compatible, so if you purchased an earlier Surface, it will work just fine. The really innovative part behind the new TC2 is the number of sensors in the keyboard. The old one had 80 sensors, the TC2 upped it to 1092. That translates into a keyboard with far greater touch sensitivity, which in turn means greater speed and accuracy.

Read more: Improved sensors for the Surface keyboard

OH NO!!!

Anand is retiring ....


   ..... if you understand the above sentence, you are an unhappy nerd.

Windows smart phone 8.1 update arrives

Win 8.1 Smartphone Screen

Here that sound? That's me doing my happy dance. At long last, Nokia released the Microsoft's update. It upgrades the phone to Win 8.1 (called Cyan for reasons known only to developers) and adds a few much needed features to the phone.

Read more: Windows smart phone 8.1 update arrives

Text Size

Catpaw with a pint & a typical bad haircutTime for a new look - the venerable cat on a postage stamp is now retired. As much as I loved him, it was time for a face lift - bad haircut & all. 

"The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself."

- Albert Camus

Your financial help = more content.

You can support Bitter Grounds either through Paypal or Patreon.

One time donation via PAYPAL:

Hit the big orange button to subscribe via PATREON  



Follow Us