Virtual Reality with Windows Mixed Reality

Virtual Reality with Windows Mixed Reality

2017 was an exciting year for virtual reality. The Oculus and SteamVR ecosystems grew immensely, and for many people, 2017 was the year virtual reality was more than a fleeting dream. From the December 2017 Steam Hardware & Software survey, here are some fun stats about VR adoption in 2017: 0.34% of all Steam users own a VR headset. 47.26% of that 0.34% are Vive owners; 46.…

The Windows 10 Tablet Experience in 2017

The Windows 10 Tablet Experience in 2017

I've owned an HP Stream 7 tablet for a while. It was released on September 29th, 2014 and even back then, it was scraping the bottom of the performance charts. It was released running Windows 8.1 with Bing which was Microsoft's first real (polished) and substantial push into the tablet world, to mixed success. But somehow it's still worth talking about over 3 years later, and that's pretty remarkable.…

12" MacBook: A year in review

12" MacBook: A year in review

I received an email from Best Buy this morning. It said that last year, on 8/24, I bought my 12" MacBook. I thought, well, now that I've had a good amount of time with a computer that was introduced with a less than enthusiastic response, I'd write up my thoughts on the machine.…