Tag: Windows 8
Windows 8.1 Set To Overtake Windows XP In Usage

Windows 8.1 Set To Overtake Windows XP In Usage

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Windows XP is losing users at a rapid pace, while Windows 8.1 seems to be gaining them at almost the same exhilarating speed. The OS market share charts are up for a revision ...

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Microsoft Explains What Went Wrong With Windows 8

Microsoft Explains What Went Wrong With Windows 8

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Joe Belfiore of Microsoft is a candidly frank individual, and he recently talked about Windows 8 and how it was not quite the operating system everyone expected it to be. It ...

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Week In Review (Oct 27 – Oct 31)

Week In Review (Oct 27 – Oct 31)

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If the past couple of weeks were all about Windows 10, this one slowed things down on that front. Instead, Microsoft unleashed their first wearable device, going by the name of ...

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Dell And HP Still Pushing Windows 7 Hardware

Dell And HP Still Pushing Windows 7 Hardware

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OEMs. Enough said. It’s been two years to the day since Windows 8 made its debut, but companies like Dell and HP are still keen to push Windows 7 machines to buyers. Laptops ...

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Windows 8 Turns Two

Windows 8 Turns Two

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Microsoft’s most enigmatic operating system is now two years old. Windows 8 was unveiled on October 26, 2012, and went on sale the very next day. And it’s been quite a ride for ...

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Yahoo Mail App Removed From The Windows Store

Yahoo Mail App Removed From The Windows Store

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One of the first big applications to launch on Windows 8, the Yahoo Mail app is no longer available for download from the Windows Store. Odd, but hardly surprising. Microsoft ...

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Microsoft Wins The Windows 8 Live Tiles Lawsuit

Microsoft Wins The Windows 8 Live Tiles Lawsuit

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Remember the Windows 8 Live Tiles lawsuit? Sure you don’t. This fluffy little piece of litigation has been an ongoing process ever since the debut of the software titan’s modern ...

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EviGroup SmartPad 2, A Tablet Without A Preinstalled OS

EviGroup SmartPad 2, A Tablet Without A Preinstalled OS

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Surprises are very much a given in the tablet sphere these days. Take the EviGroup SmartPad 2 tablet for example. It comes in two models, with decent hardware, to go with a not so ...

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Even Sony Is Now Copying Microsoft’s Modern UI

Even Sony Is Now Copying Microsoft’s Modern UI

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Either Microsoft is doing something right, or other companies are doing it wrong. Probably a bit of both. Sony is the newest technology titan that has outright copied the Modern ...

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Windows Vista Still Has More Users Than Windows 8.1

Windows Vista Still Has More Users Than Windows 8.1

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Now admittedly, this is Windows 8.1 we are talking about, not Windows 8 proper, but the newest statistics show that Windows Visa still has more users than Microsoft’s new ...

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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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