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Do you cover the electronic devices to protect them from dust? I grew up in an India where offices preferred to cover everything they can. In the 1980s when Typewriters used to rule every office, you will be hard-pressed to see one naked without a dress – every typist (men and women) followed a regime of covering with pride their typewriter with a rexine cover specially made for that model, and, then remove it in the morning every single day. I have seen typists getting an earful from their bosses in private offices for not covering (I meant the typewriter,…

HP Chromebook x2

Earlier I had written about how unsuccessful I was trying to load Chrome OS on a PC, still, Chromebook is an idea that continues to intrigue me – the first one I had tried in 2015 and it was a…

I am liking today’s Microsoft Surface event (recording is here) for its: Incremental gains to Surface Pro & Surface Laptop, AI enhancements to Surface Pro X, Leap of faith on a new category of dual screen Surface Neo, and, Most importantly the pragmatic approach of using Android (with what looks like a special “Windows” Launcher) in Surface Duo (3-in-1). This is certainly a ‘new’ Microsoft at all levels. The last two products (Neo and Duo) are very very risky especially with Microsoft’s disastrous record with making Phones, and the immaturity of dual-screen tablets (and PCs). But I like the strategy…