Author: trparky

Microsoft OneDrive vs. Google Drive

And the winner is… Microsoft OneDrive.

Yes, I know… I have been critical of Microsoft and in a lot of cases they deserve it but when it comes to Microsoft OneDrive vs. Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive wins. The syncing of data between PCs using Microsoft OneDrive is far more stable, accurate, and faster than Google Drive in nearly every category. Google Drive used to be good but lately it’s become less and less stable at keeping files synced between multiple machines.

Agile programming and the stupidity of the Windows Insider Preview Program

About a year ago Microsoft laid off much of their internal quality assurance team (article) and with the advent of Windows 10 we can see how that decision has affected the quality of Windows 10. I’ll give you a hint… it’s suffered badly, quite badly. I bet you’re asking what Microsoft replaced the QA team …

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Microsoft, please get back to what made Windows successful…

If you have been paying attention to what Microsoft has been doing lately you’d notice that Microsoft has been pushing this whole “Universal Windows Platform” initiative. The idea is that if you write a program as a Universal Windows Platform app your app will be able to run on mobile devices (phones and tablets), PCs …

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Why doesn’t my Android device enjoy the same updates that iPhone users enjoy? Part 2…

In Part 1 we talked about the economics of Android, namely the fact that Android is practically a money printing machine. In Part 2 we’re going to talk about the technical side of things and how the carriers in the US manage to screw things up royally for everyone involved. In the United States the …

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Why doesn’t my Android device enjoy the same updates that iPhone users enjoy?

Alright, let’s get something straight here… I’m going to argue this topic purely from an economic point of view, not a technical one, but an economic point of view. With that being said, let’s continue… When an Android OEM is about to come out with a new device what does the Android OEM do? Think …

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