Apple iPad Has Drastic Loss of Market Share

“…Do I have your attention yet? Apple fans needn’t worry, iPad has considerable lead over Android tablets. iPad global market share, as measured by mobile operating system, fell to 57.6 percent in fourth quarter from 68.2 percent a year earlier, according to Strategy Analytics. Meanwhile, Android tablets rose to 39.1 percent from 29 percent. Something else: Windows climbed from zero to 1.5 percent, and that’s without tablet-optimized Windows 8. Despite popular convention that people only…

XBox 360 Took a HUGE 40% Market Share in 2011

When reading this, keep in mind that Kinect is the fastest selling consumer product in history… yes, more than the iPod or iPhone. “…NPD’s latest games data has underlined just how dominant the Xbox is in the US, with Microsoft’s console capturing 40 per cent all consumer spending from physical sales in 2011. Although the figures do not include the increasingly prominent digital sales or downloadable content, people buying physical discs remains dominant, and it…

SOLVED: How to Run a SECOND Domain Controller With SBS Small Business Server (2000, 2003, 2011, Essentials)

Well, it turns out the notion that you can not use a second DC is really just a slight, but VERY common miscommunication from Microsoft.  The nut of it is that since SBS 2000 you CAN add additional Domain Controllers with the following two caveats: The SBS server MUST have all of the FSMO roles You can NOT add another SBS server to the domain… but you CAN add any Windows Server Standard or Enterprise…

Video: Windows Server 8 – Sneak Peek WPC 2011 – HyperV Replica

At the World Partner Conference (WPC), Microsoft fist publicly showed off Windows Server 8 (codename).  They show that the number of CPU’s per VM is no longer limited, an amazing new cluster feature called Hyper-V Replica, and explain that in Server 2008 R2 you can overcommit memory https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xz9f2G7drEg

How to EASILY Create Videos From Still Pictures and Video Clips

I recently completed a Lunch & Learn on how to EASILY take any number of still photos / graphics and add it to video clips to make a single video using just FREE Microsoft software. The primary tool is Windows Live Movie Maker 2011 and this course covers: preparation adding and editing still pictures and video’s finding free music, adding it to the video and editing the background music pushing the resulting video to YouTube.com The…