Tag: Windows 8
Windows 8 User Base Finally Eclipses Windows XP

Windows 8 User Base Finally Eclipses Windows XP

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It took a little longer than expected, but Microsoft’s modern platform, Windows 8, finally has more users than an ancient fan favorite. The recently retired Windows XP. Redmond ...

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Windows 9 Free For Windows 8 Users? Could Be

Windows 9 Free For Windows 8 Users? Could Be

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Several sources have weighed in on how Microsoft will release their next operating system. Making Windows 9 free for Windows 8 users is a notion that has been thrown around a lot. ...

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China Also Developing A Homegrown Smartphone OS

China Also Developing A Homegrown Smartphone OS

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The Chinese odyssey coming to an end? For Microsoft and Google both? The country is ready to develop its own homegrown smartphone OS in order to take on Android. Windows 8 ...

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HP Still Pushing Windows 7 PCs Hard In Brand New Sale

HP Still Pushing Windows 7 PCs Hard In Brand New Sale

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It’s a company eat company world out there. Despite the emphasis on Windows 8 by Microsoft, HP is still directing its consumers towards Windows 7 PCs in new promotions. Then ...

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China Asks Microsoft Not To Obstruct Antitrust Probe

China Asks Microsoft Not To Obstruct Antitrust Probe

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Not that Redmond plans to, or anything. But hey, a warning is a warning. The Chinese government has finally provided some official details about the raid on Microsoft offices ...

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Windows XP Lost Users In July 2014, As Did Windows 8, 8.1

Windows XP Lost Users In July 2014, As Did Windows 8, 8.1

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The new month dawns, bringing both good news and bad for Microsoft. A number of Windows platform have lost users, including Windows XP, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. Essentially ...

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KPMG Thinks That Windows 8 Is Too Much, Too Quickly

KPMG Thinks That Windows 8 Is Too Much, Too Quickly

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Windows 8 officially launched on October 26. 2012. And since then the modern operating system had its share of criticism from all corners, consumer and corporate. Most of which ...

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Chinese Government Raids Microsoft Offices In China

Chinese Government Raids Microsoft Offices In China

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An unexpected visit, a much unexpected visit. There is little trouble in big China, as the dispute between Microsoft and Chinese authorities took another turn. For the worse, ...

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Windows Store Crosses The 170,000 Apps Milestone

Windows Store Crosses The 170,000 Apps Milestone

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Not too shabby, Microsoft. The software titan has made some tremendous efforts these last couple of years to convince developers to port their applications to the Windows 8 ...

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Windows Reportedly Available For Free For Sub $250 Devices

Windows Reportedly Available For Free For Sub $250 Devices

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One good thing follows another, or something like that? Redmond is already offering free Windows licenses to OEMs that build devices with displays smaller than 9 inches. But ...

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Old Microsoft Video Shows Cortana Running On Windows 8

Old Microsoft Video Shows Cortana Running On Windows 8

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Cortana, Microsoft’s digital voice assistant, has by far been the company’s most notable product in the past couple of years. It was unveiled with much fanfare a few months back. ...

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Windows 2000 Actually Fared Better Than Windows 8 In June

Windows 2000 Actually Fared Better Than Windows 8 In June

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Well, that’s mildly amusing. The ship has somewhat steadied for Microsoft’s modern platform, as Windows 8 users that have upgraded to Windows 8 appear to be content with the ...

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Microsoft Unleashes New Update To Fix Windows 8.1 Installation Issues

Microsoft Unleashes New Update To Fix Windows 8.1 Installation Issues

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Microsoft surprised many by announcing that Windows 8.1 would be made available to download via the Windows Store. The release back in October last year went smooth for the most ...

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Windows 8 Loses Users, As Linux And Windows XP Gain Them

Windows 8 Loses Users, As Linux And Windows XP Gain Them

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There is always something special about users that move to a retired platform, months after end of support. Such is the enduring popularity of Windows XP that it once again ...

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Microsoft Office Now Banned By The Chinese Government

Microsoft Office Now Banned By The Chinese Government

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First it was Windows 8, and now it is Redmond’s biggest breadwinner. China has now banned the use of Office, in what is clearly a move to distance the country from Microsoft ...

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