Let's Get Personal: VARs Reveal Their Own Go-To Mobile Devices

Tierney said he uses a Nokia Lumia 920 smartphone with Windows 8 because it can double as a fully functioning laptop with Office Pro. He added his favorite feature is the Facebook integration on the lock screen. "Everything I used to do on my iPhone, I can do here," Tierney said.

Concerning Microsoft devices, Tierney said, "They are priced wrong and not in the channel. I want to sell them; let me sell them." As for Apple, Tierney said, "Apple needs to go back to the drawing board. They need to have a viable third party in play."